Monthly Archives: February 2011

A sneak preview

Here’s a glimpse of my living room where we will be staying for the next few days. This picture was taken from the upstairs balcony in my condo. Tomorrow we’ll show you a better view and talk about some of … Continue reading

Posted in Home Decorating

Accessories make this coffee table

This morning we are back at Carolyn’s (my sister-in-law) lovely home. These pictures show how she placed accessories on her coffee table … (Please excuse George’s camera bags on the floor by the plant!) The table looks prettier as she … Continue reading

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Consider the birds …

Consider the birds of the air, they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matthew 6:26 (photo by George Cavanaugh taken in his backyard)

Posted in Inspiration

Carolyn’s fireplace

This fireplace is all brick with a beautiful cherry wood mantle. My brother’s wife, Carolyn, has a wonderful eye for color and a gift for making her home beautiful yet warm and cozy. This is the before and the way … Continue reading

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February gardening and plants

Mary has been asking me about the plants in her yard and home. This is a new interest to her now that she’s retired. She wants to make sure she plants and fertilizes at the right times. She showed me … Continue reading

Posted in Plants and Gardens

A small entry

The entry has marble tile that butts up to the hardwood floors. The rug was picked up at Dalyn. The burlwood chest is topped with a decorative wooden box that was a gift. It’s really old and has different ancient … Continue reading

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Winter foliage

We talked about using foliage from your yard back a few weeks ago. I cut berries from this foliage to use on my table for company the other night and this greenery was left over. I just stuck it in … Continue reading

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Pine columns and a reader’s comment

Pine Columns These columns were made for my former home out of pine wood with molding at top and bottom. An artificial arrangement was displayed on them flanking each side of the entrance to a den; it was stunning. I … Continue reading

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A {heart} ministry

This is the day we are wanting to express our love especially to those very dear at heart. Mary (my brillant technical advisor ) and I want to extend love and help to those less fortunate. We have several missions … Continue reading

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Take it to the top

This was a real eye catcher and a beautiful use of space between the ceiling and the top of a bookcase. The bookcase takes an entire wall in a very small room. We only chose to photograph the well placed … Continue reading

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