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Reviving Brown Cabinetry with Paint

painted white laundry room cabinets

A Beautiful White Laundry Room…goes from Dark Brown to White   I recently helped a client revamp her Laundry Room. Her dark brown cabinets were getting her down and she needed a change. White cabinetry was the answer – Annie … Continue reading

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July 4th: History, Fun, Family and Some Recipes

a Fourth of July trifle from the Kitchn

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” – Ronald Reagan. So why not at our own dinner tables…on July 4th especially?  Do we really instill the reasons why we celebrate the 4th? We need to – more … Continue reading

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Miss Mustardseed’s Flow Blue Milk Paint: A Before and After Chair

I don’t know why it took me so long to try out Marian Parson’s Milk Paint – but I finally did and I loved it.  I’m not the world’s biggest “blue” fan but because Marian uses it so effectively in … Continue reading

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Some Verdigris and Rust to Antique Contemporary Vases

I have to apologize for being away from my blog for awhile – I have been so busy with work that I am exhausted by the time I get home.  I know – no excuses –  but I will have … Continue reading

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Some Sunny Shots for a Snowy Day

I am doing some armchair gardening today because we had snow on the ground this morning – and I felt like giving myself a break from winter. I took all of these photos last fall in the dahlia garden at … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Very Happy New Year

I want to wish everyone the very best and happiest New Year.  I am not sorry that 2012 is coming to a close – it wasn’t the best year for many of us {Superstorm Sandy being one of the things … Continue reading

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Favorite Projects and Blog Posts from the Past Year

Hello everyone!  I hope that you are all enjoying your holidays and some much needed time off.  I thought I would have some down time – but, as usual, a few clients need my help before the New Year.  I … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: Using Sky Blue in Interior Design

  Since it’s Christmas time, I thought I would start this Color Roundup with a very pretty sky blue room with a lovely flocked tree and white and silver decorations.  When you have pale walls and cream furnishings, it’s best … Continue reading

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A Merry Swedish Mora Clock Christmas

  Every Christmas I always want to do something special with my entry – but I have such trouble with it.  It’s small, it’s oddly shaped and the most special item I have in there is my Swedish clock. Anyway, … Continue reading

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The World is Praying for You

  Since the tragedy in Newtown CT, I’ve had a hard time focusing and working. So, instead of doing the Color Roundup today, I just wanted to take some time here on the blog to honor the victims and to … Continue reading

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