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I often think about how fortunate most of us are, to be surrounded by our familiar loved items. Being lucky enough to have the talent to transform simple oddments into enviable rooms is something we oft take for granted. Reading in the Washington Post   The Comforts of a Temporary Home ♫ about wh...
05/01/2009
A few weeks ago, my husband and I, while driving back home from a Halloween party, lamented on the fact that our house is so tiny, we cant have a crowd over for a meal.  Ligthtbulb goes off when we realize that we have that awful screen room. Awfully large - it runs the width of two rooms and awf...
11/17/2008
Seeing these incredible pictures sparked my imagination and my joy.  What a labor of love. Take a look and see what else I found that is made of recycled glass. The Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple, built with more than a million glass bottles in Thailand's Sisaket province. This  Buddhist temple ha...
10/23/2008
SO many of us have pets, and you guessed it with pets comes decor.  Every dog or cat deserves a perch that reflects their position in the home. A tufted pillow in a matching fabric.would look good in the room.   Dried herbs inside the pillow cover, like lavender and sage, would add a sweet scent ...
07/01/2008
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TIme to swing the tassels, to bump and grind the cosy square. Are your pillows RIGHT for the room and your needs?   Today's cushions are all the rage, in every color shape and texture. The choices are overwhelming from Target to exquisite hand made models, and everything in between.   Pillows hav...
06/11/2008
Are you connecting with the 5 senses in your homes? Set the stage for sensual delight with these easy tips:   Sight - have something stunning to catch the eye down the garden path to the door.  Ribbons in the wind, outdoor art     Sound  birds,  a fountain,  a river of water, wind chimes, music ...
06/04/2008
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Looking to make that summer table sparkle? Dinning al fresco is a true summer joy. What could bring more fun to the table than adding a touch of pizazz Bring out some fun candelabra or lights.these are Walmarts $24.99     Set the table with a fun table linen.  plastic or cloth, add flowers amd he...
06/01/2008
Staging the living room, entry and dinning room combo Sunnyvale, Calilfornia. The fireplace was stocked with toys and do not touch items on the mantel. It hardly appears to be a feature. More of a clutter area. Likewise the other side of the room, living room follows shape instead of creating a ...
05/28/2008
Can do easy changes   1) Lift the rugs and keep the floors bare or change to grass or indoor outdoor mats.  Fabulous selections at big box or local hardware stores. 2)remove heavy drapes and just keep the sheers or lighten up with a sheer in a summer color - host of fabulous nets for a couple dol...
05/28/2008
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I love visiting my local Sunday market. The bustling energy of people shopping for food and flowers. Buying breakfast. The smell of good bread and croissants, chicken roasting, popcorn bursting, fresh flowers and fruit. The samples, the music.  Its a joyous feeling, swinging my bag, looking at pi...
05/26/2008
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