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Friday Finds 3•9•18

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s finds: A designer’s beautiful and traditional English country style home in Australia.   Are you thinking of repainting your front door? Here are some paint ideas. Find out what your color choice reveals about your personality.   Tour designer Kathryn Ireland’s California bohemian chic home.   I found this fascinating: Yale’s most…… Continue reading Friday Finds 3•9•18

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Friday Finds 10•27•17

Here are this week’s finds from around the web:  Interior designer Artie Vanderpool’s apartment renovation is beyond fantastic   A gorgeous fall wedding   A stylish Manhattan apartment full of vintage decor and hand-me-downs   A blogger’s Halloween dining room that looks like it belongs in a movie set   A fun DIY for painting a gingham pumpkin.  Wouldn’t this be…… Continue reading Friday Finds 10•27•17

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DIY: Reupholstering an X-Bench (No Sewing!)

For a while, we didn’t have a designated chair for our secretary desk in the living room.  I would just pull up a chair from another part of the room when I wanted to work at the desk. I got tired of this and decided that I wanted some kind of small stool to permanently…… Continue reading DIY: Reupholstering an X-Bench (No Sewing!)

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Design Trend: Pom Poms!

Have you noticed the pom poms that have been adorning home decor items lately? Pom poms are appearing on everything from baskets to bedding and bath items. I love pom poms.  They add a touch of lighthearted fun to ordinary items. I have hot-glued pom pom trim to a variety of items over the years to…… Continue reading Design Trend: Pom Poms!

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The Look for Less: DIY Ribbon Trimmed Roman Shades

Ribbon trimmed roman shades have a simple and clean look that I like. Here they are for sale at Pottery Barn: Although I like the ones at Pottery Barn, the trim colors don’t work for my rooms, and prices start at $209, which was more than I wanted to spend.  I decided to go the DIY route.…… Continue reading The Look for Less: DIY Ribbon Trimmed Roman Shades

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Links for the Weekend: 4.29.17

Happy weekend! 1. The rooms are gorgeous in the Kapito Muller Interiors portfolio. (header image as well). 2. This is such a pretty Connecticut house tour that belongs to the president of One Kings Lane — I believe that you can make an appointment to tour it. 3. This week, Studio McGee revealed yet another great project. They…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend: 4.29.17

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Links for the Weekend: Easter Edition

Happy weekend! Here are some fun Easter and spring inspired finds. 1. DIY jute and twine bird nests make great simple and inexpensive Easter decor. 2. Alison Kandler Interior Design portfolio is filled with bright colors that remind me of spring and Easter. My favorites are the Santa Monica Cottage (above), Mulholland Traditional, and Palisades Colorful Traditional. 3. Homemade peanut butter…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend: Easter Edition