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High Point 2015: Spotting the Trends

Monday, October 19th, 2015

What a wonderful experience! I made sure I did a little researching before I went so that I would not be overwhelmed by the size of the Market. I read up where previous style spotters suggested to visit to get the most out of my few days there. The three buildings that were on my must see list

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Redecorating and Rearranging

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Do you like to play with your arrangements and move your stuff around, for no obvious reason except that it is fun? Me too! Like this little corner today:

corner plant

It looked fine and the plant filled the corner nicely. But I was never a fan of this plant because it has prickly leaves that are sharp! Not

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Fun Idea For Unused Birdbath

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

I was at the garden center yesterday and I thought this was such a wonderful idea:


Love it! Such a imaginative idea for a birdbath that is not being used:


I showed you the Fairy Garden I was impressed with the other day at Art In Bloom:


Which I really liked, but the tiny garden within

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Provence Painted Mirror, Part Two

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013


How was your weekend? I wanted to share with you how my bedroom mirror project I started last week here:


Ended up turning out. I purchased more of the Chalk Paint® (ASCP) Provence paint to finish the job:


I loved the color of the <a href="

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Top Tips From Annie Sloan

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013



I was able to visit one of my favorite stores today, Sea Rose Cottage in Bristol, RI. Nancy is the shop owner and Chalk Paint® extraordinaire who got me hooked on painting with Chalk Paint®:


I always find or learn something new when I visit her shop. Today I brought a friend

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Antibes Mirror Makeover

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

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The first time I saw the color  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint color Antibes Green, I immediately knew I wanted to use it somehow, somewhere:


work by Annie Sloan photo credit Christopher Drake

Isn’t the green beautiful? I knew I wanted to paint it on something! When I saw this boring old

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