The Place to Breathe

September 15, 2010 by  
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It’s September, and this is my time of year. This summer was perfect, warm and sunny, and truly relaxing. Yet, I am grateful for the cool breeze that has swept in. This is my season, autumn. I start to anticipate it’s arrival in the first week of August, and I have to remind myself to […]

Happiness is Wanting What You’ve Got!

July 15, 2010 by  
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You know that old song from Cheryl Crow, “I’m gonna soak up the sun, I’m gonna tell everyone, To lighten up”? I love that song. It’s a happy song, and every time I hear it reminds me of what really matters. My beautiful family, my friends, my home and the wonderful memories I have made […]

When Wondering Leads to Great Design

June 15, 2010 by  
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I think it starts with desire; for something new, for something different, for something that will be a true reflection of you, and that is when the magic begins. You begin to Wonder, ‘What if I took a chance and switched things up around here?” Have you ever wondered what would happen if you took […]

For the Love of Hard Work

May 17, 2010 by  
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Ever since I began exploring art and design as a young girl, I have been in admiration of the work of artisans and craftspeople.  I envy the ability to dedicate each day working skillfully and patiently with your hands and heart. I am the daughter of a blacksmith and a hair stylist, so I think […]

A History of It’s Own

March 15, 2010 by  
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I am so excited that this month’s theme is journey, because it is completely in line with my latest design fascination. It seems every time I flip the page of a magazine, or browse a design photo gallery, my eyes are instantly drawn to the beautiful antique piece so delicately displayed. It doesn’t matter whether […]

The Power of Colour

August 3, 2009 by  
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Calming, invigorating, soothing or full of energy. Colour can stimulate or relax, encourage conversation or quiet contemplation. This month we welcome Vitania M Liscio who shares the power of colour to affect how our home feels in the most glorious of ways…