Decorating: use your taste buds

How do you deliciously decorate your home? With food and drink, of course. Photo by pachey But what’s the difference between serving food to your family and guests, and actually using it to adorn your dwelling, to further make your home a haven? I think it has to do with thinking about others’ tastes, making (read more…)

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Decorating: use your skin

Photo by jared I admit the sense of touch is the hardest one for me to write about. I have ideas, but they’re mostly intangible – like “make your home comfortable.” Who doesn’t know that already? I recruited my husband to help, and together, we came up with a few ideas on how to make (read more…)

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Decorating: use your nose

One of my childhood friend’s homes really stands out in my memory – it always smelled wonderfully. I loved walking through their door and discovering what aroma I’d be treated to. That delicious bread-and-cookie smell stands out the strongest (being a kid, after all), but I also remember the sweet smell of flowers, fruit, and (read more…)

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Decorating: use your ears

The sounds in your home. What are they? Do they add or subtract from the overall atmosphere you want? Photo by Max Williams Sounds in our homes as decor? I think so. After all, decorate simply means “to furnish or adorn with something becoming.” And while yes, I’ve stretched the connotation a bit, it still (read more…)

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We have a winner!

Congratulations to Karen for winning the small squares necklace from Lisa Leonard Designs! I hope you enjoy yours as much as I know I will mine. And thanks to so many of you for playing. I got excited about summer reading all your answers! I just wish summer wasn’t hot and all. Some of my (read more…)

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