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Links for the Weekend – 5/27/17

Happy weekend!  I hope you will all enjoy your long Memorial Day weekend. Let’s hope for good weather! 1. To keep with the wedding theme from last week’s links, did you see the photos of Pippa Middleton’s gorgeous wedding? The dress, the church, the children, the flowers…Perfection! 2. Massucco Warner Miller designs stunning interiors. (I couldn’t choose…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend – 5/27/17

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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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Designer Spotlight: Pencil & Paper Co.

One of my favorite design companies is Pencil & Paper Co. based in Nashville. The company is run by husband and wife team Genifer and Benjamin Sohr. The couple has a background in retail visual merchandising (Gen) and store design and architecture (Ben) and they are a stylish pair! Their interior creations are some of the…… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Pencil & Paper Co.

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A Favorite In Garden Design: Espalier

When I was browsing through the new June issue of Traditional Home the other night, I was struck by photos of a beautiful, English-looking garden that is in Birmingham, Alabama.  The feature that stood out to me the most in the garden design was the plants that were covering the walls and growing in a formal, trellis…… Continue reading A Favorite In Garden Design: Espalier

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Design Trend: Macrame is Back!

Yesterday, I shared with you my recent visit to Anthropologie.  While there, I couldn’t help but think I was back in the 1970s because of all the macrame wall hangings on display. I was just a young child in the 1970s, but I did my fair share of macrame-making at summer camp and at school.…… Continue reading Design Trend: Macrame is Back!

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Shop Stylings: A Visit to Anthropologie Chicago

My sister was in town last week, and we had a good time poking around in the shops in my neighborhood. We popped into Anthropologie, which is always a visual treat, and I thought I would share some photos and impressions of the store’s home section with you. My neighborhood Anthropologie is heavy on clothing,…… Continue reading Shop Stylings: A Visit to Anthropologie Chicago

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Links for the Weekend – 5/20/17

Happy weekend! Here are a few things I came across this week: 1.A new-to- me interior designer’s colorful and pretty portfolio. 2.  A look inside India Hicks’s new English home in the countryside. (If you are a fan of The Crown, you might recognize a few of the family names!) 3. This article was a good reminder…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend – 5/20/17