23
Mar

I’m thrilled we have an official day on which we pause and think about how to protect our planet. But why not celebrate Earth Day every single day by going green in your decorating? Here are some simple ways to get started:

23
Mar
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My 140-year-old home is a bit off kilter. None of the windows, walls or floors is square, which means when you try to dress them in drapes, it’s impossible to get a neat, uniform look. So I opted to cover my windows in simple wooden shutters. While I adore the streamlined look, I miss the [...]

23
Mar
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After months of bleak, blah winter, I’ve been looking at my garden almost daily, hoping to see some signs of spring. I know it will be a few more weeks until spring returns to the Midwest, so while I wait impatiently for Mother Nature to wake up, I’m going to jump start the season by [...]

While I love my formal dining table and entertain there as often as possible, I confess that one of the tables that gets the most daily use in my house is my coffee table. After a long day’s work, I can’t wait to crash on the sofa with some carry-out, enjoying my gourmet-to-go on the [...]

23
Mar

Diamonds may be some girls’ best friends, but for me, nothing beats the beauty and luxury of sparkling silver when it comes to adding style and sophistication to your home décor. Polished to a high luster, silver accents make me weak in the knees. So I use them throughout my home when I entertain, in [...]

23
Mar
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If you’ve ever been stuck at the dreaded “kids’ table” at Thanksgiving or been seated at a rickety card table stuck in to expand the main table, you know how important it is to have a dining room table that can welcome the entire family. After years of stressing over how I was going to [...]