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Links for the Weekend 6•24•17

Happy weekend! I hope you are having a great summer so far! 1. This beautiful home decorated in shades of blue and white caught my eye. 2. We’re big fans of this delicious summer recipe: arugula and pickled onion salad. 3. Merrywood, a childhood home of Jackie Kennedy, located in McLean,Virginia was listed this week for a…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•24•17

Chicago · Gardening · Inspiration · Landscape Design · Plants

Urban Window Boxes

In large cities, where there is little land for gardens, people often plant window boxes on their small balconies or outside their windows. Here in Chicago, the window boxes start to appear in late spring and early summer, bringing color and beauty to our urban landscape. European city dwellers seem to be especially skilled at…… Continue reading Urban Window Boxes

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Designer Spotlight: Amie Corley

St. Louis based interior designer Amie Corley creates beautiful, eclectic rooms that are full of color, pattern, and a brilliant mix of antiques and contemporary decor. I follow Corley on Instagram and have been admiring her latest design projects. This recent kitchen design of hers, classic and elegant, is perfection in my book: The gorgeous, thick walnut island…… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Amie Corley

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My Five Favorite Summer Home Accessories

I don’t do much to change my home’s decor in the summer, but I do add a few items to make the apartment feel a bit lighter and fresher for the season. I mostly add items that have a coastal feel. Here are my favorites: Sea Shells Whenever we go to the beach, I bring…… Continue reading My Five Favorite Summer Home Accessories

Blue and White · Design · Interiors

A Blue and White Coastal Home Tour in New England

This coastal home tour featured in the May/June 2011 edition of New England Home is a blue-and-white-lover’s dream! The 1990s shingle-style home, located in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, was completely redone inside and out. The interior designer of the home is a favorite of mine, John De Bastiani. This home is not your typical blue and white New England coastal home.…… Continue reading A Blue and White Coastal Home Tour in New England

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Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

Happy Father’s Day weekend! 1. DESIGN: I am eagerly waiting the reveal of the 2017 Southern Living Idea House, which opens to the public this weekend in Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The interior designer of the Idea House, Lindsey Coral Harper Interiors, designs beautiful and preppy spaces such as the one pictured above and the header image as…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•17•17