Extraordinary Home:  Part 2 Extraordinary Home: Part 2

There is so much to share from this home and the gardens that I plan to do it in installments. I think of this house like a wonderful confe...

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9:18 PM

Sneak Peek into an Extraordinary Home! Sneak Peek into an Extraordinary Home!

What happens when an extraordinary person whose creativity and tremendous joy for living is expressed in her home? Well, yesterday I had the...

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3:58 AM

Chair Envy Chair Envy

I know it's a sin to covet. I was raised Catholic, I know my 10 Commandments.  But, oh, how I covet my friend Becky's new (old) chai...

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7:36 PM

Reader Request:  Ferrules Reader Request: Ferrules

A reader was interested to know what was the official name for those metal furniture end caps. She's interested in adding some to her fu...

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4:00 AM

Ladies Only Ladies Only

I picked up a great piece of artwork over the weekend. It was on sale. Seriously, art on sale. What could be better? It's a fairly small...

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3:40 PM

Room Envy:  Light & Dark Room Envy: Light & Dark

Love the contrast here in this bedroom designed by Sara Scaglione - even though it's dark and light the room still feels quiet and relax...

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4:05 AM

DC Designer Series:  Barbara Franceski DC Designer Series: Barbara Franceski

The other week while attending the Washington Design Center's Ones to Watch Awards, the portfolio of Barbara Franceski , one of the no...

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3:29 AM

Thomas O'Brien's New Book Thomas O'Brien's New Book

Has anyone had a chance to read Thomas O'Brien's new book American Modern ?  I just ordered a copy and am hoping it arrives by Satur...

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3:51 AM

I Spy . . . I Spy . . .

With my little eye, something in my house . . .  That bears a striking resemblance to this . . .  This is "The Best" list from the...

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8:09 PM