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 … [Read more...]

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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 that you'll love to read. The Advantage of … [Read more...]

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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 in each room of … [Read more...]

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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 down. You just never know what a day will bring. I … [Read more...]

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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 is approximately 90 percent water, our … [Read more...]

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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 … [Read more...]

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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 life and in my spirit - I hope that you are so inspired. Here are the Top … [Read more...]

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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 tea! I hope all are well - so many inspiring posts - next week I'll resume with the feature … [Read more...]

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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 Bible gifted to me last Christmas by my Dearest. I have a lot of … [Read more...]

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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. This is the beauty … [Read more...]

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