It’s Not Your Grandma’s Wallpaper

September 19, 2012

Wallpaper has been revisited lately and it’s not you grandma’s wallpaper.  Of course there is the standard, Waverly print that is reminiscent of  your aunt Jayne’s living room with its bright floral patterns or its boring tone on tone swirly lines.  Today, technology and creativity have really offered up a variety of new ideas and designs. Payton […]

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Features | Weekend Recap

Our Weekend in Pictures

September 17, 2012

Sometimes it helps to grab the weekend bag and get away for a bit.  That’s what we did this past weekend.  We made the trek down the coast to St. Pete Beach and spent a night at the Trade Winds Resort. The beach front Our room, well decorated too… Watching those late afternoon storms roll […]

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Encaustic Tile – Artwork For The Floor

September 13, 2012
encaustic tile

Originally a fixture on the castle floors of 13th Century Europe, the popular ceramic inlaid tile more commonly known as encaustic tile has seen a few resurgences over the centuries. It was first massed produced during the Gothic Revival period when it caught the attention of craftsman, and rightly so as it is beautiful artwork. […]

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Decor | Tips & Tricks

The 411 on Full Spectrum Paint

September 12, 2012
full spectrum paint

I left San Francisco armed with my marching orders -pick paint colors.  Thankfully I know my aunt’s color pallet well.  It’s true what they say about people’s homes being decorated in the same colors they tend to wear. She posed an interesting question and asked me about full spectrum paint, of which, I’ll admit, is […]

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Friday Finds

Friday Finds- all things pumpkin

September 8, 2012

This week’s post, all things pumpkin, was inspired by the return of  the famous pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks. Is there anything better than pumpkin in the fall? 1) Pumpkin Roll- easy to make despite looking complicated.  I found the recipe on the Land O Lakes site. 2) Dress up your front door with this gorgeous […]

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