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Fall Wreath Ideas

These pretty Fall wreaths are really inspiring me this week:   Via  How fabulous is that moss with the burlap bow?  I'm pretty sure those are fake pumpkins.   Via  The paper wreath is - of course! - via Martha Stewart.  It's actually probably not all that hard.  You know the...

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My Quest for the Fake Furry Stool

I've been meaning to tell you about this forever.  Did you happen to see the incredible living room redo in O Magazine about a month ago?  (Emily Henderson redid this living room.  Isn't it great?)     Via Out of the whole room, the thing that really grabbed my attention was that fake furry...

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A Perfect Console Table in Four Easy Steps

When I posted this photo a few weeks back, I got so much love on Twitter and FB it was a bit staggering (of course, this isn't even my photo!  My friend Jen took it!). Okay, for the record, I can't blame you for going crazy over...

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Girl's Bedroom: A Navy and Pink Re-do

I just love this re-do I'm about to share with you.  This is successful e-decorating* in action! *What is e-decorating?  Well, it's long-distance decorating with a heavy use of photos, Pinterest boards and marathon emails. My California clients Will and Jen wanted to freshen up their daughter's room but...

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Just a Girl in Search of a Red Bamboo Chair

  Ever since I first laid eyes on Michelle Adams' living room in an old issue of Domino Magazine, I just knew I would have a red bamboo chair in my life some day: When I started to decorate my new dining room, I finally decided it was time to...

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Yes, you CAN find a cheaper Adirondack Chair!

I never understood why so many people on the East Coast have Adirondack chairs in their yards.   But now I get it!  They are sturdy and comfortable outdoor chairs; just a great place to park while you watch the kids play, or have a glass...

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Amateur DIY Art

This painting is the most recent addition to our dining room:   I painted it myself!   I've always had a thing for "black and white" art.  You'll see a lot of this on my Pinterest boards: Via When I saw this awesome wall art below featured in House Beautiful I knew it...

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Too Much Brown Furniture! A National Epidemic

It starts off innocently enough.  You finally purchase your first new home!  Okay, now it's time to decorate the living room and / or family room.   Your husband has been dreaming of a brown leather sofa for the better part of his adulthood, and convinces you...

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Nailed It! Nailhead Trim Makes Everything Better

You may have seen this picture of a stair runner on a recent post of mine :     It got me thinking - doesn't everything just look better with nailhead trim? Check out these *amazing* nailhead trim ideas - you name the space, you can apply nailhead trim...

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