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FOUR POSTER BEDS

Four poster beds date back to 14th and 15th century. Back then they were a sign of wealth and a stature of class to the few people that owned them. During that time, the masters slept in the same room with their servants ( how creepy is that?) so the canopies and drapes around the […]

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WORD ART: WHEN A LETTER CHANGES EVERYTHING

Word art, art that speaks. Also known as typography, art in type. Before delving further a polite disclaimer – word art is a trend that ruled and sadly died in 2016. However, design just like style is not about trends….”trends come and go, style is eternal”-(YSL). There are no rules when it comes to using […]

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MASK UP YOUR ROOMS

Masks have so many uses for different communities all over the world. However we are interested only in the ones that can turn your home into a historic gallery of sorts. Where I live masks are very readily available and so they loose that exoticness for me. Of course until I stumbled on these gorgeous […]

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TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

Travel decor is dear to my heart. I travel to see beautiful spaces before I enjoy the beautiful places. Backpacking through 3 countries in Europe in April saw me go to Geneva and Paris. The last stop was Milan, Italy- a country I fell hard for. The food, the sites,the culture, the language, the people! […]

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DINING SPACES: THE MAKING OF A DINING ROOM

Dining areas: Hey good peoples. Let’s talk design today, shall we? I will take you through the making of a dining room. I grew up without a dining area. We would eat in our living room. Some of my clients at work have also confided to me that we would be making what would be […]

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OUTDOOR OASIS

Oasis is not only a refreshing zone in a desert. You can also create a back or front yard oasis in your home. Outdoor areas are cool hangouts for breakfast, book reading, an afternoon nap or a dinner away from the dining table. If you are looking for ways to spice up your outdoor area […]

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LIFESTYLE

WEEK BY WEEK: ABOUT LAST WEEK

  Week by week About last week is a new thing I am starting to share ways to make your weeks as terrific as possible. If you read my about page you will find that I started this blog as an escape from my work, home, sleep – repeat life. I realize I am falling […]

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BLACK IN THE LIVING ROOM

Living rooms in black are feared by most, loved by others and received with iffyness by some. Black can be too harsh a color and that is the reason one in 1000 people will never consider painting any wall black. Also black sucks in light so rooms with black tend to give off a moody, mysterious […]

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HOME INSPIRATION

Redoing a home is much harder than it looks in magazines.  It’s all fun and games while on pinterest and houzz apps until you walk into an actual shop and you can’t find what you were looking for. Or they have it in a different size and color from the size you had wanted. We […]

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