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2011 August - Home Decor Ideas

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Entries for August, 2011

Home Style: A fresh take on fall decorating

Home Style: A fresh take on fall decoratingNews from Lakenewsonline.com: One of the things I like best about living in the Midwest is enjoying the changing of the seasons. While I truly love each season, I confess that fall is my absolute favorite because of the rich color palette Mother Nature gives us to decorate [...]

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Ribbon Crafts: 5 Ideas For Your Home

Ribbon Crafts: 5 Ideas For Your HomeNews from DIY Life:Here’s how to think outside the bow. Decorating with ribbon has its moment. Ribbons come in every pattern and style. And you can use a $ 10 spool of ribbon for many things other than wrapping presents. When I let my imagination run wild, I had [...]

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Home Style: A fresh take on fall decorating

Home Style: A fresh take on fall decoratingNews from The Republic: We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list) Category: Photos: This centerpiece consists of three blue-and-white ginger jars filled with hosta leaves and three inexpensive bouquets of orange roses. (SHNS photo courtesy of Nell Hill’s) One of the things I [...]

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Storyboards bring home decor planning to life

Storyboards bring home decor planning to lifeNews from The Virginian-Pilot: Interior design students Chad Krikorian and Rechelle Palacios fiddled with a lamp, mirror and console. They moved around tufted ottomans and a sectional sofa. They laid out wallpaper and paint colors. And they never broke a sweat. The pair worked on a storyboard – or [...]

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‘Fresh’ take on home décor

‘Fresh’ take on home décorNews from Kansas City Star: Committing to one specific style is no fun, so it’s refreshing to see Annie Selke’s new book, “Fresh American Spaces” (Clarkson Potter, $ 45), bursting with a colorful spectrum of ideas. The five main sections include: Everyday Exuberance, Refined Romantic, Happy Preppy, Nuanced Neutral and Cultured [...]

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Vintage European grain sacks stretch into home-decorating roles

Vintage European grain sacks stretch into home-decorating rolesNews from Los Angeles Daily News:Fabric sacks, like the kind traditionally used by European farmers up until the middle of the last century for carting grains to and from the mill, can be spotted all over the home this fall. On pillows. On tables. On lampshades. Many retailers [...]

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Seeing green at the fair

Seeing green at the fairNews from Minneapolis Star Tribune: Seeing green at the fair Want to walk off those cheese curds while learning about green living? Head over to the Eco Experience at the Minnesota State Fair. This year, there’s something new: the Green Crossing, an intersection showcasing four concepts in green building. At Green [...]

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Try these tips at home

Try these tips at homeNews from The News-Press: Email this article Try these tips at home When I speak to organizations throughout Southwest Florida, I always offer some tips that my audience can actually go home that day and either try them out or include them in the decorating plan in A link to this [...]

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Collector’s cottage reflects love for history and flair for fun

Collector’s cottage reflects love for history and flair for fun News from Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier: Sandy Bouman may have the market cornered on vintage green-handled kitchenware. When antique dealers and flea marketers see her coming, they’ll wave a green-handled potato masher or some other utensil over their heads and invariably she’ll say, “Already got [...]

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Celeb Interior Designer Tracy Hutson Critiques Real Housewives of Atlanta Decor!

Celeb Interior Designer Tracy Hutson Critiques Real Housewives of Atlanta Decor! News from Wetpaint: There are some who might say the Real Housewives of Atlanta are just a tad over the top in their tastes, but we wanted a professional opinion. On Lifetime’s new series Picker Sisters, interior designers Tracy Hutson and her old Extreme [...]

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