December, 2012

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Master Bedroom Suite Redesign

Monday, December 31st, 2012

I wanted to share an online design plan I have been working on for a young family. Elaine has just purchased new bedroom furniture and needed ideas to put together a beautiful bedroom retreat. Their new furniture is a beautiful dark wood similar to this photo below:

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Their existing wallpaper

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Top Ten Reader Favorites For 2012

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

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Here are my top read blogs for the year starting with Number Ten:

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Celebrating Family Christmas Traditions

Friday, December 21st, 2012

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Do you and your family celebrate any special traditions each Christmas? Do you have traditions from when you were a child that you have passed on to your family?

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One I have tried to keep with my family is Christmas Eve Mass. I feel so good being there and I love the joy

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Inspiring Holiday Tablescapes

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

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About this time, our attention is starting focus on what will be served on Christmas Day and how we want to lay out the table.

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Beautiful china, special linen napkins and of course a simple but elegant centerpiece:

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Look how beautiful, simple and creative:

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Winner of the Gilding Wax Giveaway

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

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And the lucky winner drawn by random is:  Stacy Clough!! Congratulations Stacy!

Thank you all so much for entering. I wish everyone could win a prize!  Thank you Nancy for the wonderful giveaway!

Stayed tuned for more inspiring ideas to use with this special gilding wax!

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Elegant Gilding Wax Giveaway

Friday, December 14th, 2012

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Isn’t this mirror gorgeous?! I just love it. My friend Nancy from Sea Rose Cottage, ASCP extraordinaire, recently posted how she made it here. I would love to make one and hang in the guest room. Wouldn’t that look beautiful and unique?:

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Nancy used Empire

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