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Epergne Baskets – Practical And Pretty Displays For Small Objects

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Originally from France and made from silver to hold sweets or flowers on tables in more formal dining rooms, epergnes (pronounced, a-pern) were called “surtouts.” Today, they are made from various other metals as well as porcelain. The most common, three-tiered epergne baskets, are used for practical and pretty displays, filled with fruits and vegetables […]

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Use What You Have Decorating Consultations: Fun, Stimulating And Surprising

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It’s such a blessing to have Use What You Have Decorating work. It is fun, stimulating and always surprising. With constantly changing clients, spaces and furnishings, I never know what I’m walking into and, therefore, look forward to every consultation. Sometimes the physical changes are quite dramatic; other times all that is required are a […]

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8 Easy, Inexpensive and Cool Headboard Alternatives

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If you need an easy, inexpensive and cool headboard for a guest room or a child’s room, here are some options: 1. Hang a large framed mirror behind the bed. 2. Use wood molding to create a headboard shape; paint the inside section in any hue from your color scheme or fill the interior with […]

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6 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Cooler Weather

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Now that the cooler weather has arrived, here are 6 tips that will make your home feel cozier and more comfortable. These little inexpensive touches will transform the ambiance of your rooms, instantly. 1. Store away all summery accessories such as seashells, linen pillows, and any other accent that is related to warm weather. 2. […]

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