Category Archives: Decorating

Softest blue and white is perfect for January

Blue and white seems to be a classic color combination associated with the month of January – a serene and clean looking contrast to the busy “extra clutter” and bold reds and green colors of Christmas decorating. I love playing … Continue reading

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Reclaim your cluttered table: how to take back the space you need for pretty tables and family meals

Soooo… maybe I shouldn’t admit this, but when I first became inspired by beautiful table settings and longed to try my hand at creating them, the one thing holding me back wasn’t a lack of ideas or even a lack … Continue reading

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Victorian portrait prints: “My First Sermon”

I collect a bit of art and art prints for use around my home. For many years I’ve collected primarily original amateur still-lifes and landscapes, but more recently I’ve been on the hunt for portraits. (You can chalk this up … Continue reading

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Five simple ways to decorate for Faded Summer

“What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps one in a continued state of inelegance.”– Jane Austen, 1796 I’ll be honest, “Faded Summer” is kinda kickin’ my butt this year because Mother Nature is really clinging to the “Summer” half … Continue reading

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Christmas decor home tour 2022

It’s almost Christmas already and… while it’s definitely going to be a white Christmas, it’s also going to be a ridiculously COLD one. We’ve been in below-zero temperatures and below-zero double-digit windchills for a week now. I hope you are … Continue reading

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