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Gracious living - decorating a delightful home - living room in beige and pale green from the Cashiers designer show house 2018

An important part of gracious living is creating a home that delights you…

A home that provides respite…

A home that feels cherished!

Whether you live in a quaint bungalow, a 3 story walk up, or a suburban colonial, you can have a home that feels welcoming and charming!

At P&P I want to help you create a home you love with decorating tips, DIY projects, and holiday decor ideas.

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Decorating Tips

Affordable Chinoiserie decor on gold bar cart with fanciful landscape in background

Get the Chinoiserie Look for Less

Blue and white ginger jar floral arrangement with dahlias and fern on antique sideboard with books

How to Get the Perfect Ginger Jar Floral Arrangement

Whole home color scheme in blues and grays - how to choose the colors in your home color scheme

5 Simple Steps to Choose the Colors in Your Home Color Scheme

Get the Chinoiserie chic look with blue and white porcelain like this bowl for a jewelry catchall

Use These 3 Decorative Accessories to Get the Chinoiserie Look

Implement a home color scheme with these 10 easy action steps!

10 Action Steps to Implement a Home Color Scheme

Woman reading magazine in comfy bed made with best bed sheets from California Design Den

Get the Coziest Comfy Bed for Autumn

Chinoiserie Chic dining room with layers of pattern, texture, and decor.

5 Chinoiserie Chic Decorating Tips

Gingham and chintz harmonize in this traditional living room for a bright and airy space that is full of Chinoiserie details and Southern charm.

A Gingham and Chintz Romance in the Living Room

5 Interior Design Secrets from the Experts

Decorating with prints - how to incorporate pattern into your home decor to reflect your personal style and create a pleasing home.

Pattern Play: Decorating with Prints

How to create a traditional mantel using boxwood topiary decor for everyday decorating.

Boxwood Topiary Decor for a Traditional Mantel

Fans of purple hues rejoice and follow these 10 rules to decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year - Ultra Violet

How to Decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

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