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Louis, Louis…..

Louis, Louis…..

If you’ve read my blog for a while you know I love Louis Philippe mirrors.  In fact, I have the Made Goods silver version in my foyer.  I probably get a couple of people a week asking for quotes on the Made Goods and Eloquence versions. image credit, Maddie G Designs


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Decisions and Shop Update….

Decisions and Shop Update….

Almost a year ago, I signed on with a web designer to launch my new shop.  At the time, we thought we would launch in September 2012 at the latest.  Almost immediately after this decision was made, I found out that my mother had very limited time left with us.  If


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The New Website: Send Me A Photo

The New Website: Send Me A Photo

One of the features of my new website will be to display images of products I’ve sold with the ability to tag them so others can get an idea of how I may help them.       I have been really bad over the last few years asking people for


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New Website: Designer Remnant Section….

New Website: Designer Remnant Section….

I promised some info this week on the new site.  The new shop will primarily be a retail store where you can buy rugs, furniture, accessories and fabric that will be new, first quality goods shipping directly from the various manufacturers.  I’ve tried to carefully select items I think would


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Want to come shopping with me???

Want to come shopping with me???

I am finding that blogging these days takes a lot longer than uploading a photo to Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.  And, quite frankly, the stuff I share in those forums may not be what I’d consider blog-worthy here.  For instance, here is a little camera dump from recent sourcing trips


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Mary McDonald for Schumacher

Mary McDonald for Schumacher

I believe my first introduction to Mary McDonald (or at least my first remembered image) was her amazing office that has since been re-decorated.  Photography by Melanie Avacedo, Mary McDonald Interiors, Rizzoli 2010 She is known for her hollywood glam style, love of chinoiserie, and her bold use of color and


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I am back…..

I am back…..

Bear with me, this might be long winded.  I am sorry I fell off the face of the earth.  Until last Friday, we had 8 of us in the house through the holidays.  My husband has two sons who were visiting from Australia with a friend and girlfriend thrown in


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Fall Introductions….

Fall Introductions….

This time of year my mailbox is jam packed with post cards and catalogs as everyone is launching their Fall lines which are generally introduced at High Point market….currently in full swing.  I am living vicariously through others following pinterest, etc. to see what is new.  A few weeks ago I got


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Obsession De Jour…..Louis Philippe Mirror….

Obsession De Jour…..Louis Philippe Mirror….

The stair runner is in (love it, thank goodness….it is amazing how much it softened the space) and now I am working on the foyer. Last week I was over at the Dallas World Trade Center and spotted this piece that was offered off the floor for a great price. 


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New Colorways From Scalamandre……Zebras….

New Colorways From Scalamandre……Zebras….

The powder room I shared yesterday reminded me I hadn’t shared yet that Scalamandré has recently released four new colorways of it’s famous zebra print wallpaper. via via  Grant Gibson via You can add the above images to a post I did a year and a half ago about this


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