Antique French Limoges China

These dishes were my great-grandmothers, they belonged to the same woman Ella, who painted my dog painting. I would love to use them but they are way to fragile. I once held a cup in my hand and I heard it crack. So I simply cant risk it. However they are beautiful, so every chance…

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New Antler Tray

Just popping in quick to let you know several new items were added to the shop and why not jump on them during the biggest sale of the year. Using the code DECKTHEHALLS you can receive 30% off at check out store wide through Monday November 30th 2015 at midnight EST. Stop over at The…

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Four New Chairs-and a review

Many months back I painted my old ladder back chairs white, and I love them. I did not paint the arm chairs for two reasons, they were not in the best shape, and they never pushed completely under the table because of the arms, they simply did not fit. So I decided back in February I…

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A Whimsical Collection-displayed in my kitchen

 I have been collecting Annalee Dolls since I was 20 years old and working as a buyer in a gift shop. They are a New Hampshire Tradition, and have been in business since 1934. It was the early eighties when” they found me”, and I instantly fell for those sweet little mice, and the Santa’s….

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A Tinsel Tree and some Vintage Ornaments

I have collected Vintage Christmas Ornaments for many, many, years. However this year in particular we spent a lot of time at a local Flea Market, and we came across a ton of them through out the summer. In addition I had purchased a tinsel tree, not vintage, but the look of vintage about seven…

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An Antique Tool Box

Just about every Sunday my husband and I make a stop at the local Flea Market. We usually find some little trinket to bring home, ball jars, glass bottles, seltzer bottles, wooden crates, and on and on it goes. Recently we came across this teal, antique, wooden, tool box. I fell in love……ok, yes, it…

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Decorating the Staircase-Step by Step Directions

Every year I decorate my staircase with layers upon layers of faux pine green garlands, floral picks of different lengths, Christmas fruit, ribbons, crystals, and feathers. These are the things I have chosen and it has changed over the years. I add in and take away as I go. Some things wear out and I get…

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A Fireplace for the Bedroom

I am adding a television back into my bedroom. I haven’t had one in here for about two years or more now. I haven’t missed it up until now. Of course I need something to put it on so I started to think about what I already had. I decided to move an antique Faux Fireplace that is in my second floor…

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Wicker Domed Cloche

Happy Saturday.Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. I recently ordered these two lovelies to see if they would be something I would like to carry in the shop. I am absolutely in love with them, but wanted your opinion. Is this something you would be interested in seeing me make available to you? The large…

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Boxwood-what do I need to get started?

When it comes to Boxwood, lets face it, its an investment ,  but I have to have it. It is one of those things worth indulging in. They pack a punch as far as making your rooms look and feel beautiful, and add the look of something live. It simply adds a richness to the room that nothing…

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