Decorating

The New Vintage :: Retro Right Now

The New Vintage from addapinch.com

Vintage is in. One of housewares trends that is very popular is vintage-inspired and repurposed home goods. Retro is definitely in style right now. I am such a sentimental girl. I cherish antiques from my grandmother. I adore family heirlooms handed down to me from my Mama or my husband’s mother. I get excited when…

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How to Set a Traditional Easter Table

Traditional Easter Table | addapinch.com

As you may know, I am a contributor on Houzz where each month I create an Ideaboard around a specific idea or theme. This month, with Easter fast approaching, I decided to focus on a few of my favorite things for setting a beautifully traditional Easter table. Bright whites, pastels, sparkling glass and silver, it…

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Pillow Love

Pillows

A while back I noticed that all of my throw pillows on my sofas were looking tattered from years of being tossed about and well-loved on by a little boy. Years of the fringe being pulled and fiddled with and the pillow repeatedly being thrown into the air like a baseball tends to have that…

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Spring Colors 2012

Spring 2012 Color Palatte

  It’s not a secret. I love color. Well, I also love neutrals. But color? Fuhgetaboutit! I’m a firm believer in using my entire box of crayons. That probably explains why I become so excited when the new colors for each season are announced by Pantone. For spring, they have selected colors that are pure…

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Grocery Store Flowers Make Me Happy {Mingle Monday}

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Have you ever noticed how much more inviting a house looks with plants and flowers? They make things look alive and refreshing and like people who can actually grow things live there. At the very least, they make an area look more like someone really thought enough about how a space looked so they added…

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Tangerine Tango :: Incorporating 2012 Color of the Year into Your Decor

Wise Ol' Owl Canister from Anthropologie

Pantone has designated the bright reddish-orange color named Tangerine Tango as the 2012 Color of the Year. Always, one to love following the color trends, this month I pulled together an Ideabook for Houzz featuring 20 products in Tangerine Tango that I know would add a pop of color to any decor. I wanted to…

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Mingle Monday {7 Christmas Wreaths Tutorials}

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I absolutely adore Christmas wreaths. Honestly, I think I may have a bit of an obsession with them and couldn’t wait to show you the 7 Christmas wreath tutorials that I’m absolutely loving. Each of these could easily be made in some of my favorite Christmas Wreath tutorials and inspirations that I’ve found.   I…

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