It’s all about finding that one, meaningful gift.
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I love this article from last year’s Veranda Magazine. Floral designer Michael Putnam creates some simple, yet stunning Christmas arrangements in a historic New York home.
The theme of using paperwhites and citrus fruit continues in this corner cupboard with some slight changes. Paperwhite bulbs are placed in glasses and lemons are the chosen fruit. Here they’re combined with fresh olive and thyme clippings.
(Photos- Sang An for Veranda Magazine, 2015)
I’m already scouting ideas for decorating this holiday season. Here are some nice touches to consider- the unusual color scheme (not the traditional red & green), loosely arranged eucalyptus wreath, branches instead of a tree, oranges with cloves, giant Amaryllis bulb in a metal box, layered table clothes, brown paper gift wrap, copper colored balls, pine cone candle holders, stag dishware and mugs.
The image of this bed from Anthropologie has been on my computer desktop for weeks. I love how the simple, wood design lends itself to all kinds of decorating styles. Here’s the second of three possibilities-
#2. Mid-century Modern
‘Decorator’s White’ by Benjamin Moore is a good paint choice for the walls. The patterned rug has visual interest without being too overpowering. Accessories include a modern wall sconce, cool leather chair and framed photograph.
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Although our wonky, old farmhouse (c. 1800s) isn’t on the historical registry, both my husband and I feel it still deserves careful restoration work.
The kitchen was at the top of the project list this spring and summer. We had all kinds of issues with it and each one had to be addressed with respect to the finished space. Here’s what we’ve done so far.
(Photos- Martha Browne)
*** Note- Pictures of the Ikea table and other details will be featured in a future post.
…House & Garden Magazine, 1989
I sure miss House & Garden. The interior design magazine folded in 2007. Oh well…at least I can comfort myself with my stash of back issues. Here’s a page showing a New York City apartment living room done by decorator William Diamond. Beautiful and timeless.
(Photo- Lizzie Himmel)
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Dynamic Duo (William Diamond and Anthony Baratta)