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How to Add Instant Elegance with Curtains

  Sometimes I think a change to a room will have a big effect and then. it fizzles, while other times I completely underestimate the impact a change will have. This was a 'wow' moment for me. I ordered some curtains for my bedroom. They are fairly simple in pattern, neutral and classic. I … [Read More...]

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How to Create Your OWN Signature Style

It's great to have a lovely home, but I think we all want our own style, our own unique look. It's great to get ideas from other people, but it's really nice to have your own style that suits you and is exactly what you like. The first thing to do is to figure out what you like. To do that, I … [Read More...]

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Why you Might Want a Cohesive Look in Your Home

I remember when I had a red room, a blue room, a green room, and a pink room. Where did I think I lived, the White House? I thought it was a way for me to enjoy several different colors and styles all in one house. And that worked OK, until I would want to change something out. So what … [Read More...]

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How to Learn Almost Anything

Yes talking about interior decorating today, but really this concept applies to much more than decor. This is the process I used to teach myself photography, writing, interior decorating, and so much more. Does it work? Yes it does! This is my 'how to learn anything' approach.   Now I … [Read More...]

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The Scoop 159

Welcome back to The Scoop! How is the weather where you are? It was so beautiful Saturday and Sunday, really warm, and then boom... the yucky weather returned. I am so ready for spring!!! We are: Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict Yvonne … [Read More...]

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Monogrammed French Chairs

I admit to be a bit obsessed with French chairs. I found these at a consignment store a few years ago. They were inexpensive as French chairs go.  They were covered in a tapestry that was okay. The tapestry looks pretty good next to the pine armoire, but was really yellow in person. Well to be … [Read More...]

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How to Sell your Stuff for Top Dollar

If you love interior decorating, then you probably love changing things out in your home quite often. To finance these changes it's always good if we can sell the things we are replacing. So the question becomes, how do you sell your stuff? Firstly, if you suspect that you have something of … [Read More...]

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How to Paint Baskets

Do I start with a confession or wait until later? Hmm, maybe now is the time to admit I didn't actually time this and it might take a bit longer, but it was still really quick. Okay I feel better! I had a very dark basket on my wall. Now the reality is that in person it looked totally fine to me, … [Read More...]

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Flowers Can Improve your Mood

I want to talk about making your home a warm and welcoming environment. It should embrace you. I love coming home, and it's usually my favorite part of any trip. What makes it special is a touch of the outdoors on the indoors. Flowers! ****PLEASE NOTE**** This applies to REAL or SILK … [Read More...]

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The Scoop 158

Happy Monday!! I am so glad you are here. Let's get right to the party!! We are Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict Yvonne from StoneGable and Suzy from Worthing Court Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse. Hello dear friends! I … [Read More...]