Autumn Mantel

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Going Neutral for Autumn I had a completely different look when I first started decorating the mantel for autumn. When I was finished, my daughter said she didn't like it. I sat back on the couch and stared at it for a while. I had to agree with her. The typical autumn colors of orange and red was fighting with the colors and pattern on the … [Read more...]

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Whimsical Woodland Beatrix Potter Tablescape

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I adore all things Beatrix Potter I love her simple stories, her beautiful illustrations and the story of her life. This sweet mossy bunny became the first inspiration for this tablescape. Then as I was doing some sewing, I came across some fabric depicting Beatrix Potter characters. I was smitten. So I decided to make Beatrix … [Read more...]

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Spring Mantel

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I've been putting off this decor task. I really do love the look to the winter mantel. I made this Monogram wreath and placed these items to compliment it's coloring. I really didn't want to change it just yet... My solution is to add just a few things here  from the winter mantel- change a few things there to keep the over-all look … [Read more...]

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Built in Bookcases

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Spring Cleaning - Before and After Last week, I shared with you the two Book Page Wreaths I made and placed in the built-ins in our living room. My daughter said that the arched area was a perfect spot for the wreaths. I think so too! Then I noticed that the remainder of the shelves needed a little bit of tweaking. Some of the decor had been … [Read more...]

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Sweet Ladies and Red Roses

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I love the serenity of winter decor, there's a sense of calm.  Living in the country some times it can get pretty quiet. It causes me to pause, to look and to observe the beauty surrounding me.  One evening I was sitting at the corner of one of our living room couches and glanced at the sweet lady bust on our book trough. I … [Read more...]

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Winter Mantel with Monogram Wreath

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Christmas Decor is down and now it is time to change over to a winter decor. I have been looking forward to this time of the year, because I've had this wreath project on the back burner for quite some time. I shared with you a while back that I found some wonderful burlap chargers at Hobby Lobby. I thought one would make a terrific background … [Read more...]

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The Cottage Styles Primer

what is beautiful to you? Home Interior style is definitely personal. What might appeal to one may not appeal to another. There are so many 'Cottage' styles that I wondered, what features are signature to each style and what makes it appealing. Finding your Cottage style is fun...perhaps you're like me and you like to mix Cottage styles. Let's … [Read more...]

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Autumn in the Master Bedroom

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This weekend it will be officially Autumn. whether we're ready for it or not. Several are staging dramatic changes throughout their homes heralding Autumn's glory. I'm looking forward to seeing their home tours! In our Master bedroom - the changes are subtle and warm. It's all about color and mood. The first to change over was the … [Read more...]

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Autumn is…

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Warm Color and Crisp Breezes Right now, my dining room smells like the beach. I opened the glass towers that held memories from the summer trip to the beach and the briny fragrance of the sea filled the room. I added these seashell, coral and stone filled towers to the dining room summer decor. I shared with you the inspiration for this room in … [Read more...]

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Farmhouse Cottage Style

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Featuring Town & Country Living by Jennifer Zuri Have you ever viewed photos of a home and instantly felt you wanted to uproot all your decor and to change over to a whole new cottage decor? I certainly did when I saw Jennifer's post on Hometalk...I was scrolling along, minding my own business when these amazing photos seemed to literally pop … [Read more...]

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