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Feb

Mood, Movies and Mise en Scène

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Three Oscar nominated movies are on my mind as we anticipate the Academy Awards. Movies create moods, just like your home and I thought it might be fun to explore how 3 award nominated movies use “mise en scène” in décor to express the feelings and meanings of each film. “Mise en scène” is French for “placing on stage” or “put Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Unique Window Stories We Love

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Windows tell many stories as life passes through these enlightening spaces that fill up our homes. I am always intrigued by a few special ways that our friends here at Blindsgalore have creatively solved an unusual window quandary. Since we specialize in custom window treatments and have the expertise to tackle all kinds of problems, we love to find unique Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Spring Fling

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Since “Groundhog Phil” saw his shadow on February 2, legend has it that we will have six more weeks of winter! Ugh, I always say let’s hope for an early spring, regardless of the prediction. Throw off any chilly thoughts, break the ice and throw a Spring Fling. Some of the décor trends we are following now will bring a Continue Reading ...
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Jan

Renew-Refresh-Redo

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A new year, a new beginning-a chance to rip up the old calendar and the past, a chance to throw away all the misses from 2014 and leap up, jump, spring, fly into the possibilities waiting to be unwrapped for 2015. Kick in a better you, Don’t be blue, Subdue, Redo, See it through A new view!   Kick Up Continue Reading ...
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Jan

The Evolution of the Resolution

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We’ve been making New Year’s Resolutions since the beginning of time and breaking them ever since. Usually, our best intentions fizzle out before the end of January. That’s just enough time to remember how much effort these things take and why we never did them in the first place.     I suppose it’s because resolutions are the best way Continue Reading ...
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Dec

A Toast To Holiday Traditions

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Aromas, flavors, treasured heirlooms and unique holiday objects converge during this season to impress our memories with vivid anticipation of this cherished time. Each of us have family customs, some silly, some sacred, but always special. Here is a toast to holiday traditions. What are yours? Nutcrackers December wouldn’t be complete without a journey to the “Nutcracker Ballet.” Whether in Continue Reading ...
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Nov

Over The River And Through The Wood

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Over the River and Through the Wood Over the river and through the wood, All of us packed in a row. Siri guides the way, As we tweet all day, Through the white and drifted snow. Over the river and through the wood, Oh, how the traffic so slow. It’s such a beast, We’ll be late for the feast, As Continue Reading ...