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My Favorite Chinoiserie Wallpapers

Collage of Chinoiserie wallpapers - samples from Schumacher, York, and Sanderson

30+ Chinoiserie wallpapers sure to catch your eye and bring just the right amount of whimsical pattern to your space! Wallpaper is having a happy resurgence lately, and I am here for it! Now my mother would tell you that I haven’t always been a fan and that I actually despised the wallpaper in my …

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Planning for a Family Room Refresh

Family room refresh mood board for planning

Our plans for a family room refresh adding color and pattern for a brighter space, and tips to help you plan your next re-decorating project! My family room needs some lovin’! It has been rather neglected in the decorating department and is in need of a refresh. I made some solid efforts when we first …

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The Simple Way to Frame a Painting with Offset Clips

How to frame a painting with offset clips - finished landscape painting in gold frame.

5 easy steps to frame a painting on canvas using offset clips and a back-loading frame. You’ve found the perfect painting for your wall after hunting countless estate sales, thrifts, and galleries. It has eye catching colors and a subject that speaks to you! The only drawback…it’s un-framed. Don’t let that hiccup stop you from …

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Elevated Essentials: Bar Cart Decor & Basics

Vintage bar cart decor with brass cart, Art Nouveau screen, and classic barware

Style an artful mix of vintage and new barware to make it both functional and chic, so you can mix yummy drinks in style. Here are the 10 essentials you need for bar cart decor!  When I say bar cart what comes to mind? For me I immediately hear the crooning dulcet tones of Dean …

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You Need a Tray for That!

Katherine places pretty tin tray with glasses down on table

Using trays in your home decor 4 different ways to instantly add style, function, and organization. Always…always buy a lovely tray if it catches your eye, especially if it’s reasonably priced. Trays are one of those decorating essentials that serve so many purposes and easily add style, function, and organization to a decorated arrangement. From …

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Collector’s Notes: Antique Plates

Collector's Notes series - the basics of antique plates, dishes, china - flat lay of antique plates

Useful basics to understand when collecting antique plates and ceramics from European porcelains to folksy Staffordshire and Chinese export to transferware. If you are a lover of china or collector of antique ceramics, your china cabinet or kitchen cupboards probably hold one or more of these ceramics: No. 1 Porcelain Commonly referred to as “china” …

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My Recipe for Coffee Table Style with Traditional Decor

A grandmillennial coffee table style with 5 traditional decor staples

With this 5 ingredient "recipe" you can master coffee table style using traditional decor! Your coffee table is one of those key focal points in your living room that deserves some carefully styled decor. Sitting in the middle of your seating group, the eye is always drawn to this surface, and what you choose to …

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The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know – Part II

The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know graphic collage

Do you know… America’s first decorator? The master at tailored relaxed traditionalism? Who started the mix of humble and haute to great acclaim? Love traditional interiors and the grandmillennial look, but unsure which traditional designers to go to for inspiration? This series is for you! We are continuing our look at important interior decorators with …

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The Traditional Designers Every Grandmillennial Should Know – Part I

Stack of design books on traditional designers: Sister Parish, Colefax & Fowler, and Classic Interiors

Have you heard about… The Prince of Chintz? The legacy of American country style? The timeless appeal of the English country look? But not really sure who or what this all refers to. Love traditional interiors and the grandmillennial look, but unsure which traditional designers to go to for inspiration? This series is for you! …

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Little Touches of Spring

gingham bow and bunny ribbon on fern wreath

Add little touches of spring to your decor to welcome the season and feel the joy of warm weather, beautiful blooms, and sunshine! 🎶🎶🎶🎶 Creep on in Creep on in And once it has begun Won’t stop until it’s done Sneaking in… Do you know this Dolly Parton and Norah Jones duet? This little bluegrass …

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