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Vocab Lesson: Kilim

When Sarah at Estate of Things described this photo by saying “the bookshelves are a little scant for my taste but I love the kilim, chesterfield sofas and the brass coffee table,” all I could think is “what the heck is a kilim?” Turns out, it’s the rug she’s loving. Kilims are flat tapestry-woven carpets […]

Home Decor, Vocab

Pinned {May 15, 2011}

Pin·terest (pĭn’trĭst): n. a social catalog to collect and share things you love Pin (pĭn): n. an item you post to a pinboard Pin·board (pĭn·bôrd): n. a visual collection of things you love ____ I always like blue, but I’m especially drawn to blue this week. These lights….wow. Pinned here. Source Bryn Alexandra. Love the […]

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Fabric Find: Robert Allen, Solena Jade

The perfect houndstooth with a subtle yellow stripe. Love. (Thanks CJ.)

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Dash & Albert Rug Company

While searching for wallpaper for our dining room (yes, I think I want some wallpaper in the house), I stumbled upon this oh-so-cute rug company – Dash & Albert. Great source for traditional and inexpensive cotton rugs. Some of my favorite – click on the rug to learn more. Plus (!) there are cute little […]

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Osborne & Little

I recently heard the name Osborne & Little as a great resource for wallpaper so I had to look them up. Boy am I glad I did…eye candy galore. Click on each photo for more info. Any favorites?

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Pinned {April 17, 2011}

Pin·terest (pĭn’trĭst): n. a social catalog to collect and share things you love Pin (pĭn): n. an item you post to a pinboard Pin·board (pĭn·bôrd): n. a visual collection of things you love ____ This week, I’m liking word art. Here we go… Pinned by Christine Martinez via Melissa De La Fuente. Found here. Pinned by […]

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$14 Screen Swap

Remember the fireplace screen in our family room? Now, there’s nothing wrong with it. It’s cute. The leaves are a nice detail. But in the spring and summer I always feel like it’s a bit out of place. So, imagine my delight when I came across a clean-lined fireplace screen at Target for 75% off! […]

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Pinned {April 10, 2011}

Pin·terest (pĭn’trĭst): n. a social catalog to collect and share things you love Pin (pĭn): n. an item you post to a pinboard Pin·board (pĭn·bôrd): n. a visual collection of things you love ____ Inspired by a day spent playing with an adorable almost-three-year-old, some fun things for kids. Pinned here. Found here. Pinned here. […]

Craft Projects, Holiday, Home Decor

Ring My Bell

Ever since I saw this post last February (2010), I’ve been stalking TJ Maxx looking for this bell. I seriously jumped up and down when I finally found it two weeks ago. I might have even squealed a little. Isn’t it the cutest hanging in the kitchen? I give it a little ring every night […]

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Pinned {April 3, 2011}

Pin·terest (pĭn’trĭst): n. a social catalog to collect and share things you love Pin (pĭn): n. an item you post to a pinboard Pin·board (pĭn·bôrd): n. a visual collection of things you love ____ The perfect pale blue wall color. Pinned here. Found here. How do we feel about the yellow-gold crown molding? I think […]

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