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A European Style Home Tour in Houston

Recently, I came across the design portfolio of Carol Glasser Interiors. The founder, Carol Glasser, began her Houston-based firm over 40 years ago.  Her Georgian-style former home located on River Oaks Boulevard in Houston is particularly beautiful and I thought I would share some photos of it. Isn’t the ivy covered brick on the exterior incredible? I…… Continue reading A European Style Home Tour in Houston

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A Peaceful and Beautiful Swedish Home Tour

I recently came across a home tour on Pinterest and remembered how much I had loved the tour when I saw it for the first time in House Beautiful in March 2016.  The home is a summer vacation retreat on an island near Stockholm, Sweden for a family who lives in the United States.  The interior designer…… Continue reading A Peaceful and Beautiful Swedish Home Tour

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A Beautiful and Artistically-Styled Home

Each day on Instagram, I look forward to viewing the photos taken by Maura Endres (@m.o.endres). Maura posts beautiful photographs of her gorgeous New Jersey home, her incredible flower arrangements, her gourmet-looking meals, and her lovely yard and garden. Each photo that she posts is a work of art. Her styling is flawless, her ability…… Continue reading A Beautiful and Artistically-Styled Home

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s Interior Designer

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate Middleton) have two residences. When in London, the Duke and Duchess reside at Kensington Palace in Apartment 1A, which was formerly the home of Princess Margaret. Their second home, which they received from the Queen, is a Georgian country estate called Anmer Hall that…… Continue reading The Duchess of Cambridge’s Interior Designer

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Decorating With Vintage Silver Trophies

Something that I have started looking for when I am strolling through thrift stores and antique stores is vintage silver trophies. I have always liked vintage silver pieces, and I especially like the shapes that trophies come in. The inscriptions and dates on the trophies make them interesting conversation pieces. Thus far, I have only…… Continue reading Decorating With Vintage Silver Trophies

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Decorating With Staffordshire Dogs

Staffordshire ceramic dog figurines became popular in English homes in the 19th century.  Often in matching pairs, they stood guard on the mantels and window sills of many bourgeois English and Scottish homes. The figurines, originally made in Staffordshire, England, were almost always made to resemble King Charles Spaniels because Queen Victoria’s dog, Dash, was…… Continue reading Decorating With Staffordshire Dogs