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Deb Trombley
Blogging at www.nomadicdecorator.com
Blogging at www.nomadicdecorator.com
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See how to make raised patterns on wood with stencils and joint compound: http://nomadicdecorator.com/2016/08/25/diy-wood-sconce-with-embossed-design/

I took the long wooden plank with raised pattern, and turned it into a unique sconce for our apartment in India! The stencil is a design taken from a wood fabric printing block from India.
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New DIY project at NomadicDecorator.com blog! See how to make a little table with a tall candlestick and three wooden rounds: http://nomadicdecorator.com/2016/09/17/diy-project-surya-candlestick-table/
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What's new here? Planning on painting and doing DIYs in India in about a month! Bloggin' about it: http://nomadicdecorator.com/2016/06/23/painting-in-india/

Photo below from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheRootsofIndia/
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What's new? A tutorial showing how to make Fortuny-style silk pillows, really easy with paint and stencils! Yes believe it or not you can paint these!
http://paintandpattern.com/stenciled-fortuny-style-pillows-tutorial/

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Yikes I did it again! I forget about Google+ again. There's way too much social media on the planet. I've been busy working and making DIYs like this one - a silk-lined picture frame! Check out how to do it here: http://nomadicdecorator.com/2016/04/24/silk-lined-picture-frame/ -- it's easy and fast, but looks like it took a lot more work than it did!
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Oh my goodness! I've forgotten all about Google+ since last September. Who else struggles with keeping up with all social media, RAISE YOUR HAND!

At minimum I try to keep you informed here of the latest posts. Here is today's -- African stools and the chunky element they can bring to any room: http://nomadicdecorator.com/2016/01/31/global-style-african-stools/
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Global Style at Tierra del Lagarto

When you live in the suburbs in the Midwest, you might feel a little lonely when your style sense makes you hang a thangka, collect Burmese lacquerware, or use a rain drum as a side table next to your sofa. You might wonder, does anyone else out there…

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How to Mix Mid-Century with Global Style

Mid-Century Modern style — AKA, “MCM” — is hot, but I have to admit all the smooth simple surfaces leave me a little cool. Unless they’re mixed with a few dashes of patterns and textures from around the world. So when Chairish challenged me to do a…
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