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One of my great grandmothers collected lace.  Oh my goodness, it’s amazing.  There are dozens and dozens of different laces in different shades of white, cream, black, silver, gold, all over 100 years old.  The stitches are just awe inspiring, so teeny tiny, with the most intricate patterns. Box of lace By Kerry | Filed under Uncategorized | Tags: Daily Life, Everything Else Add a Comment Share

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Inspiration: Hogsmeade

Hogwarts Castle wasn’t the only part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter that was full of decorating inspiration.  Honeydukes Sweetshop and Zonko’s Joke Shop were amazing visual experiences.  The two shops actually make up two sides of the same space.  They were super colorful and fun.  I’d probably have permanent sugar shock if my entire house looked like a candy shop, but obviously, I’m such a fan of happy colors I’d love to incorporate some of this into my own home.  Check out these pictures … I like how all the candy jars are different shapes and sizes.  It… Read More

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Inspiration: Hogwarts

Ok, believe me, I know how silly this all sounds, but let me convince you.  Inspiration really is all around you.  Even at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Take a look at these pictures… This wall of art reminds me of one featured in the Sept. issue of Martha Stewart Living.  Someday if I ever get around to hanging some paintings, maybe my house will look like this… with pink walls!!   This vignette makes me think, don’t be scared to display the things you like, even if those things might be, well, a little scary.  This is what… Read More

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