Some of our favorite things for an elegant and stylish Valentine’s Day: pretty table cloth, Pomegranate; Vintage Ralph Lauren Plate, Replacements.com; Romantic period film, Bright Star; Whimsical fabric, Menagerie by Schumacher; Romantic Poets book set, Everyman’s Library Edition; Beautiful bathroom for a long soak in the tub, Rose Uniacke Design; Sweater, Francis Valentine; Tulips (instead of roses); your local grocery store; tulipiere, see previous post.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Today we’ll take a quick trip back in time to a place in France on the outskirts of Paris that inspired a group of artists. These Impressionists painted the winter scenes of Louveciennes and they painted each other, leaving behind the essence and the enchantment of a wintery world.
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Wishing our readers a happy New Year! Looking forward to sharing decorating ideas, design inspiration, and beautiful things in 2022…
It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the thought of Thanksgiving, all the food shopping, the meal preparation, the cooking itself, and the presentation (not to mention the cleaning up!). But if we really think about it Thanksgiving is just about gathering together, enjoying comfort food, and counting our blessings. And it has managed, somehow, to be a more subdued affair than other holidays. The best part for me is sitting down to a pretty table that someone has dressed up for the occasion. I love the moment when all the hustle and bustle has stopped, chairs are pulled up, candles are lit, and we are all seated, looking across the table at one another taking it all in.
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Two things: Flowers bring life to a room, and big projects involve many little projects.
I’ve been away from this space (for too long) while working on a large project. This mini-tutorial is an off-shoot of that project. For the Inn at Mary’s Land Farm, which we have been decorating, we created some bedside bouquets. Because I really enjoyed the process and was delighted by how much these little arrangements brightened the rooms, I thought I’d share them with you.
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