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Karen Doyle
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A designer of Interiors and clothing. Specialize in artful mix of vintage & new.
A designer of Interiors and clothing. Specialize in artful mix of vintage & new.

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Presented at FORT ADAMS, my 2nd fashion show
Hi. I am excited to tell you that my Brayton Homestead Collection of clothing I designed was featured in another fashion show! The setting was perfect for my military style presentation at the famouus FORT ADAMS in Newport, Rhode Island. I am just back for ...

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Published in Country Sampler magazine 1 year ago!
I cannot believe it has been a year since my home, the Brayton Homestead, was published in Country Sampler Magazine! Boy does time fly. It seems like yesterday that Fifi O'Neil, the fantastic stylist and author of Prairie Style was here! The house, built in...

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Chartruese, Tapestry & Recycled Wood
  The front door entry, of our house, circa 1796, boasts original wide pine floor boards, antiques, tapestry and lots of the color chartreuse.  found this Victorian rocker with the tapestry at an auction. The background color of the tapestry inspired all th...

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Do you love to PUTTER?
Do you love to “PUTTER” around your home, apartment or room? I do. My homestead living room is the perfect room to putter. Puttering to me is rearranging home decor items to please your sensibilities at that moment. My circa 1796 is always easy to change th...

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RED CHECKS are so in! Happy Valentines Day
Happy Valentine's Day friends! Have you noticed that red checks are in style right now!  Especially in Country Living magazine, my favorite magazine. The Brayton Homestead is in! I have always wanted to create a "STAY CALM" poster; so here it is! I If you h...

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BLOG DECORATING CHALLENGE
I was asked to take a BLOG CHALLENGE with the great online store, CHAIRISH. The challenge was to create an inspiration board around one of their vintage furniture pieces. To my delight there were many painted/ distressed beauties that I love! Perfectly refl...

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A Beautiful & Exciting 2014!
WHAT A FANTASTIC YEAR!! 2014 brought great family time, national recognition of my interior design work,  my clothing in a fashion show,  class reunion and a lovely relationship. Of course I must start out with the most important things, the ones I love. he...

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new picture for upcoming new year.
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joining a great blog party at life on lakeshore drive
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