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A Dramatic Change…

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Going Black   From a Farmhouse Country Style to a Formal, Elegant Dining Table I was so thrilled with look of the French Provincial dresser I created using Fusion™ Mineral Paint, that I welcomed another opportunity to transform a piece of furniture with this marvelous paint. When reviewing the beautiful selection of Fusion™ Mineral Paint colors, […]

In and Out of Paris Gardens of Secret Delights…

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Book Review Three things are brought together for me in a serendipitous fashion. A good book. A good book on gardens. A good book on gardens in Paris. Would I like to review this book? Oh, yes, yes I would! ‘In and Out Of Paris Gardens of Secret Delights is an exquisite, coffee table book […]

The Dining Room – Simplified Winter Decor…

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The Soothing Light of Winter Light, in the wintertime, has a different glow and casts differently on all that surrounds us. Light, in the wintertime, is brief and always welcomed. After the gaiety of Christmas decor we crave the serenity of the simplicity of winter light. This is the inspiration for the changes I’m making […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   Last week we were in a deep freeze, this week it feels like spring, until the weekend! Winter has its ups and downs in the south. Getting into the swing of things this month hasn’t been as easy as I’d hoped. I thought after Christmas things would slow […]

A Healthier Me – Water…

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Hydration A cool glass of water – at times there’s nothing better. The moment the water passes your lips, reaches your throat and flows into your body – you begin to feel hydrated. You know you’ve just done something very good for you. Water is most essential to every part of our bodies. Our blood […]

White Ironstone…

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Working in earth makes me easy-minded. – Staffordshire men White Ironstone has an intriguing history. It began with the English’s love for imported China tea served in the fine translucent ware imported from the Far East. These cups were not only beautiful and ornate, but were also expensive. Potters in Germany then in England were attempting […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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Welcome to the second week in 2015 of A Return to Loveliness. I have to share, with all that swirls in  this world to draw our attention – I am finding I need this concept, this party, this inspiration – a return to loveliness – this I want to be the central theme in my […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   It seems that most of us are in a deep freeze! Here in Georgia it is a damp chill that sticks with you! We’ve also had all day fog – this makes me feel like I’d like to curl up with a good book and a cup of […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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Are you in the depths of this cold weather? It has been extremely cold and gray here at A Delightsome Life! This is cozy weather. This is the perfect time to sit, to reflect and to dream about what you would like to accomplish in 2015. I’m working on a new journal and enjoying my […]

New Year – New You…

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When you’re on the threshold, you’re either entering or leaving a room. Each poses wonderful possibilities.  If you were leaving, behind you radiates the beauty and the warmth of the moments created in that room. If you were arriving, there is a breath of fresh air a fragrance of anticipation of what is to come. […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday   Happy New Year! Are you excited about this new year?! I am. I look forward to this beginning,I like a quote I’ve seen – we now have a 365 day book full of blank pages to fill. I so look forward to what you have to share – […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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Happy New Year! I hope you all had a blessed Christmas and are looking forward to a wonderful 2015! I know I am. I have a lot I hope to accomplish myself – I think 2015 will be fantastic! It has been a marvelous year for A Return to Loveliness – it is such a […]

Rainy Saturday Musings……

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I love a foggy morning…. This morning we woke to a light rain that is forecasted to last all day. I’d hoped to be able to do some garden chores today, but instead, I’ll be puttering indoors. Chalkboard Art It’s time to put away all things Christmas – that includes the Christmas messages on the […]

On the First Day of the Year…

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Living with Awe and Anticipation I love new beginnings. The first pages and words in a book, the first notes in a song, the first flower of the season, the first light of day. I love new beginnings and the first day of the year, to me, is a grand opening to a wonderful adventure. […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

The best of 2014

Welcome  to  Home and Garden Thursday Happy New Year! 2014 was a wonderful year for many of us – a lot of changes, a lot of new projects, recipes, so many beautiful crafts. I look forward to what you have to share in 2015. I know many of you, like me have been reviewing the […]