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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

Red Looks We Love

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Red is the color of blood, fire, rubies, and roses. Psychologically, humans have an intense reaction to the color red. This fierce color is associated with many feelings, especially love, passion, strength, and energy.  Studies show that men are more attracted to women when they wear this assertive hue and that sports teams in red win more. Saturated reds are said 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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Feb

Warm Winter Touches

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During a chilly season, it’s easy to fall in a rut and ignore anything that requires energy. Cold weather cripples us onto the couch and in front of the fire, yearning for warmth. Our original winter decorations are all stowed away, not to be touched again until the next holiday season. Still too early to bring out pastels and floral Continue Reading ...
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Jan

Be Mean About Clean

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Seems like this time of the year we become obsessed with organizing our cluttered minds and our homes, getting rid of all the jumble of things that mysteriously appear in our closets, on the floors, in the car, on the desk, under the bed, in the pantry. Dare I even mention the garage? You have already been bombarded with countless Continue Reading ...
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Jan

Mix It To The Max!

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Décor doesn’t always need to appear symmetrical and classic. If you are like me, eclectic pieces, bold colors, and intricate patterns brighten even the gloomiest days. Patterns come in every color, many textures, and abundant sizes. Mix-matched patterns and colors are all the rage this season. Make sure you follow a few guidelines when doing so to let your home Continue Reading ...
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Jan

6 Decorating Resolutions

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Our homes are our solace, a shelter from the storms of life, an escape from the demons and conflicts that haunt us daily. Renewing our living space comforts and soothes us to be calmer and happier people. Just a few colorful and individual touches can perk up your home now as more peaceful, slower days let us relax a bit. Continue Reading ...