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How To Select Fabrics: Four Important Tips
I love fabrics!  It's my favorite part of the job.   I've used this linen in green before…but look how fresh it is in pink, too.  I was just in the Lee Jofa showroom checking out the beautiful new Suzanne Kasler fabrics…giving me ideas for my own home. When...
I love fabrics!  It's my favorite part of the job.   I've used this linen in green before…but look how fresh it is in pink, too.  I was just in the Lee Jofa showroom checking out the beautiful new Suzanne Kasler fabrics…giv...
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Dining Room Refresh--Painting Traditional Chairs
Our dining chairs were not particularly expensive when we bought them many years ago at a used furniture store.  And I still like their simple lines. I had been wanting to paint them to break up all the stained wood.  There was only one thing holding me bac...
Our dining chairs were not particularly expensive when we bought them many years ago at a used furniture store.  And I still like their simple lines. I had been wanting to paint them to break up all the stained wood.  There...
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20 Great Bar Stools to Update Your Look
Sorry to all of you who got an unfinished post yesterday.  I'd like to fired the inept person who did that!  But that would be me.  I was feeling very techy with my headlines on top of photos about the same time I pressed Publish instead of Save.  Dang. So ...
Sorry to all of you who got an unfinished post yesterday.  I'd like to fired the inept person who did that!  But that would be me.  I was feeling very techy with my headlines on top of photos about the same time I pressed Pub...
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9 Random Things You Need to See This Very Minute!
Well, perhaps not this VERY minute. It's more like what is on my radar/Iphone/keeps me up at night/stream of consciousness.  1. This is an amazing coconut cake !  Our friend, John sent it to us from the Peninsula Grill in Charleston.  It arrived in PERFECT ...
Well, perhaps not this VERY minute. It's more like what is on my radar/Iphone/keeps me up at night/stream of consciousness.  1. This is an amazing coconut cake!  Our friend, John sent it to us from the Peninsula Grill in ...
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Try Rearranging Your Furniture For A New, Zero Cost Look
This week, we have family arriving for Easter. YAY!  I want more places in our small apartment for company to relax.  We never really used these chairs in our bedroom.   So, I decided to move them to the bay window in the dining room to create another readi...
This week, we have family arriving for Easter. YAY!  I want more places in our small apartment for company to relax.  We never really used these chairs in our bedroom.   So, I decided to move them to the bay window in the di...
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Keeping It Real In Rio
I've always wanted to go to South America and "I'm livin' the dream"  (tagging along on my husband's business trip). First stop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  This was the view of Copacabana Beach from our hotel.  In our first room, our air conditioning didn't w...
I've always wanted to go to South America and "I'm livin' the dream" (tagging along on my husband's business trip). First stop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  This was the view of Copacabana Beach from our hotel.  In our first r...
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BEST OF THE NEST As A Guest!
That's a tongue twister!  Lisa, Kris, Jennifer and Pam invited me to be a guest for their monthly link party: Best of The Nest .  It's where they share their inspirational projects.   I look forward to it every month, so it's fun for me to be here now.  We ...
That's a tongue twister!  Lisa, Kris, Jennifer and Pam invited me to be a guest for their monthly link party: Best of The Nest.  It's where they share their inspirational projects.   I look forward to it every month, so i...
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Pillows As "Icing on the Cake"
It's a good idea to get your furniture arrangement straight before adding accessories like pillows.  But remember to save something in your budget to finish the look. I'm glad my client, Kathy decided to spring for these designer pillows using  Carlton V Bu...
It's a good idea to get your furniture arrangement straight before adding accessories like pillows.  But remember to save something in your budget to finish the look. I'm glad my client, Kathy decided to spring for the...
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20 Bar Stools to Update Your Look
As you know, bar stools come in different heights, like counter height and bar height and even adjustable.  Here are ten bar/counter stools with backs and ten without. 1.  These slipcovered counter stools are from  GJ Styles  
As you know, bar stools come in different heights, like counter height and bar height and even adjustable.  Here are ten bar/counter stools with backs and ten without. 1.  These slipcovered counter stools are from GJ Styles...
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Child Friendly Blue & White Family Room Before and After
Even though Elaine lives about two hours away, we have been able to refurbish her family room via photographs, telephone calls and she has met with me here in the City twice.  Here is our progress so far... Right off the bat...I suggested installing wood fl...
Even though Elaine lives about two hours away, we have been able to refurbish her family room via photographs, telephone calls and she has met with me here in the City twice.  Here is our progress so far... Right off the b...
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Don't Cry For Me Argentina/What To Do In Buenos Aires
1.  The first day in Buenos Aires, we took  The City Bus   tour...a guided head-set tour, where you can hop on and hop off (our group referred to it as The HoHo).  It gives you the highlights of the beautiful city, as well as, the "lay of the land." 2.  Hav...
1.  The first day in Buenos Aires, we took The City Bus tour...a guided head-set tour, where you can hop on and hop off (our group referred to it as The HoHo).  It gives you the highlights of the beautiful city, as well as, t...
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Young and Hip: L.A. Apartment With Collected Style
I understand why our daughter, Alie wants to live in West Hollywood.   It has a  laid back, nonjudgmental environment that encourages creativity…and you see it everywhere with the trendy shops, cool restaurants and forward interior design.    Plus, Alie got...
I understand why our daughter, Alie wants to live in West Hollywood.  It has a laid back, nonjudgmental environment that encourages creativity…and you see it everywhere with the trendy shops, cool restaurants and forward i...
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Francisco Pereira's profile photo
Hugo Rodriguez's profile photo
Valeraine Archambault's profile photo
Toprak Kamil's profile photo
Kimberly Smith's profile photo
Rose Bruhns's profile photo
Steven Delp's profile photo
Jennifer Carroll's profile photo
La Corte Degli Ulivi Gallery's profile photo