Category Archives: Accessories

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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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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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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Setting the table for a dinner party

There is much to write about today. Clayton and I are having two couples over for dinner tonight. I love to set the table for a nice dinner and I start a day or two before the event. First, I … Continue reading

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An Italian lamp

This island divides my kitchen from the den. The lamp warms and brightens the white tile. I dressed the window with a plant to add more life and color. Another lamp is tucked under the kitchen cabinet to the left … Continue reading

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A ribbon adds importance

(Peggy now has a monitor hooked up to her laptop but she’s still limping with a few issues. I’m traveling on top of everything else which means we haven’t had our regular work sessions together. Therefore I’m posting for Peggy … Continue reading

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Hurricane Lamps

I love the comments and the questions! Mary, a reader, left a comment asking where I got the hurricane lamps on my fireplace. I found them at the Mikasa outlet at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee years ago. I placed them on … Continue reading

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Peeking in to see a shelf

My space is too small to leave the doors of this secretary open which I think can be interesting, especially if you have a collection you like to show or just beautiful books. My shelves are filled with both. Inside … Continue reading

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A lamp to brighten; a plant to soften

I think this is the prettiest way to style the secretary. The plant softens it. I think the secretary looks so much better with the shelf opened. It comes to life displaying either photographs (shown here) or with a plant … Continue reading

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