Category Archives: Home Decorating

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

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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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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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Come and sit a spell …

The first time Peggy saw my dining room, she pointed out that I could change the way it felt by pulling the chairs out slightly from the table. Have a look and see for yourself! I always pushed the chairs … Continue reading

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A country fireplace

Since we are all probably looking at our fireplaces more during this cold weather, here is another one from my daughter-in-law Carol’s house. This one is original with the house with no mantle and no brick or stone. It’s enhanced … Continue reading

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Making over a fireplace

My daughter Bliss bought an older house and was unhappy with the fireplace. The combination of older brick, beige wall to wall carpet and the brass screen dated this space. The windows were also bare. It made the room feel … Continue reading

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Saving the couch …

My friend, Mary, has a fairly large home but it only has 5 rooms. Three of them are bedrooms. That means there is one great room and no other place to live together as a family. She has grandchildren who … Continue reading

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Wrought Iron Bed

I’m proud to show my daughter-in-law Carol’s beautiful French master bedroom. We wanted to highlight the bed which we gave you a glimpse of yesterday. The wrought iron bed is all white adorned with a cutwork cloth overlay. A round … Continue reading

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A glimpse into a French bedroom

I thought you might like seeing this beautiful mirror and the way George caught this wonderful reflection of the wrought iron bed. Tomorrow we will feature the bed and more of this lovely room and the exquisite French pieces that … Continue reading

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