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Say goodbye to all the throw pillow rules you know.

Just as you mastered the art of mixing different patterns properly and just as you finally learned how to spell symmetry, the design gurus change all the rules about the perfect throw pillow selections. For decades the idea of symmetry … Continue reading

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Accessories are the key to your spring and summer decorating

You have heard the saying “Jewelry makes the outfit.”  Well the concept is the same when it comes to decorating your home.  “Accessories make the room.” A room without accessories is like pancakes without syrup….it’s OK but something is missing. … Continue reading

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A tribute to the women in my life or ten things that made me happy in March

I turn the big 65 this month…what I like to refer to as a speed limit birthday.  And while I have never paid much attention to the number, this one seems to be giving me pause for some reason.  Maybe … Continue reading

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I want to live here

Oh my!  While the photo does not show the exterior I can imagine grounds full of snow and plenty of evergreen trees and maybe a deer in the yard and a cardinal in the tree. What do I love about … Continue reading

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Ten things that made me happy in February

What an odd little month February is.  No real holidays unless you count Valentine’s Day, which my husband does NOT consider a holiday, and a short month stuck between winter and spring.  But it happens to be one of my … Continue reading

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Ten things that made me happy in January

Rainy days in Southern California.  We could sure use it and as an added bonus, it is dumping a ton of snow in the mountains for us skiers! Trips to the gym with my husband.  We have both always exercised … Continue reading

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I want to live here

div> Photo by Lake Flato Architects – More contemporary living room photos How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways: Those windows that literally bring the outdoors in.  And that view! The sliding barn style door that hides … Continue reading

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