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The SINGLE BIGGEST Trend from High Point Fall 2019 (and I Actually Like It)

  Oh my! I’m back from my first High Point Market and the Design Bloggers Tour with Esteem Media, and do I have the goodies for you!   First of all, I have to admit I was scared fairly out of my senses for this trip. Let’s review the reasons why: I’m an introvert. I’m claustrophobic …

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2019 Project House: Yankee Barn Homes, Cottages & Bungalows Mag … and Home Glow Design!

I originally intended to post this last week, but Thing 2 cracked his head open on the corner of a table about 15 minutes before we were supposed to leave for a weekend in NYC for Thing 1’s 10th bday … and, well, you know. Parenthood and common sense trump weekly blogging!   Anywho! I’ve …

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Get the Look: A Patternful Blue & White Dining Room for the Holidays

My eyes basically popped out of my head when I received the latest issue of House Beautiful and I saw Lee Ann Thornton‘s jewel box redo of a Connecticut ranch house. The woodwork (which was all brand new, apparently — amazing what you can do with applied moldings), the colors, the patterns, the cozy rooms, everything, everything is …

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DIY Painted Furniture Just Got Easier — There’s a “FAT” New Kid in Chalk Paint Town

So, I know that I said that my DIY days died with the cry of my firstborn child, but here I am, eating my words (and some seriously yummy brownies. I’ll get to that.) A number of months ago, I wrote a blog post on How to Freshen Up Your Parents’ Formal Dining Set that’s been …

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Jess Franks, Floral & Landscape Artist and Instagram Sensation — and a Giveaway!

I am so pleased to bring you today’s post! I’ve become a bit of an art monger in recent years, and one artist who has caught my eye (along with an enormous following on Instagram) is Jess Franks. Stick around to the end of the post for a nifty little giveaway! (All photos by Jessie …

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The 10 Best Design Blog Posts You May Have Missed

June 24 marked my blogging anniversary — I have been blogging every Saturday now for 1 year! That’s 58 original long-form posts, along with 8 stories for New Hampshire Magazine, 3 stories for Around Concord Magazine and a couple of guest posts. Not to mention, my design work has gotten really busy thanks to my lovely clients! …

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How to Avoid Oriental Rug Overkill: 4 Tips for Coordinating Your Heirloom Rugs

I love beginning a room with an Oriental rug as the foundation. There is no better rug in the world for durability and stain resistance, let alone beauty and craftsmanship. Furthermore, with so many Baby Boomers downsizing (many of whom bought some really nice heirloom pieces) the availability of quality Oriental rugs at auction and on …

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