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Kates Cottage

Changing up Your Style? Kate is!

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Kate and I did some shopping this weekend. She has been in a bit of pattern paralysis since we last did a little decorating at her pad. We’re trying to put our finger on the right new look for her. Her patterns need an update, but I think she’s feeling…

Robshaw bolster

Goods for Sale

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A friend of mine has decided not to use this beautiful chevron print John Robshaw bolster. The bolster measures 20″ x 34″, it’s a whopper. The price is $120.00. Please email me if you are interested.      

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Life is Looking Like…

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I need to purge some rando files from my desktop — and step away. Starting with these self portraits. I was vogueing in the den all by myself. I wanted a clean and crisp portrait for my social profiles and I’m learning my new camera. The dude walked in at one…

Choices

Choices

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My husband and I agreed that we would focus on one room and work there until we felt like it was as complete as possible. The living room won the prize. So a couple of weeks ago, Dan was sitting on the couch and he said “you realize that everything in…

Good Turn Out

Good Turn Out

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It has been over a year now since I took a sewing class. I made three throw pillows and hemmed a pair of pants. The last thing I did before the class ended was cut a piece of Schumacher’s Chenonceau (Fawn) in preparation to make a long rectangular pillow. I…

Convincing

Convincing

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A few weeks ago I went to a local furniture store called Plan B.  I spotted some pillows in the window and made a point to return the following day to purchase them. The person watching the shop for the owner told me that the pillows were not for sale,…

Tonic Living

Tonic Living

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Its at Aubrey+Lindsay’s blog, (the champs of the Ikea Rast Overhaul), where I read about Tonic Living. All this talk of fabric swatches for $1 is what drew me in. I went and I ordered. I ordered this outdoor pillow for the little sofa on my porch, this little ditty was $9.95 on clearance…

What’s New at Hable Construction

What’s New at Hable Construction

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We recently heard from our new friend and fan Jen at Hable Construction. I think by now everyone is pretty aware of how fabulous Hable Construction is. I like to browse the site from time to time to see what’s new. During a recent perusal, I again lovingly gazed upon…