Monthly Archives: September 2016

The return of the cafe curtain

I grew up in a home with curtains.  We had cafe curtains at the kitchen window and sheer curtains hanging on the living room windows and curtains in fun prints on the bedroom windows.  And when we would move to … Continue reading

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Anthropologie hits it out of the park

Anthropologie just introduced all the new arrivals in their House and Home department and boy did they get it right!  Along with the highly anticipated whimsical and unique items we have come to expect from them there are some classics … Continue reading

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Revisiting a favorite Halloween post

One of the most popular blog posts on my site is on the topic of decorating for Halloween all year long.  Written three years ago, in 2013, most of the ideas are timeless so I thought it might be an … Continue reading

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These are not your grandmother’s subway tiles

When you hear the phrase “subway tile” what comes to mind?  Dirty subways, old-fashioned tile, time to renovate?  If any of these words define subway tile for you then you, my friend, are in for a big surprise. For those … Continue reading

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The holidays are here??

  No, not yet!  No need to panic just now but it is definitely time to start thinking about any home decorating or renovations or new furniture you would like done before the holidays. Furniture Whether you are purchasing a … Continue reading

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Ten things that made me happy in August

http://littlebitofliteracy.blogspot.com/2012/08/bringing-back-joy-in-reading.html Along with January, August is my least favorite month of the year, But after everything that took place at the end of July, August could only get better!  Fortunately, there were many happy occasions and happenings that made me … Continue reading

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