Category - Home & Garden

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Inspired Color

The color of our kitchen cabinetry sometimes seems to be a soft and mellow yellow. John calls it ‘primrose.’ However, depending on the lighting and time of day, and perhaps your mood...

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Landscrapers

The landscrapers arrived yesterday afternoon! The view out our back windows of the stone yard is finally going to change. One by one, the stones will be employed to build patios, steps...

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Painter’s Quarters

Over the weekend we had some good Friends visit: Maureen, Steve, Cameron, and Julia. Their visit was scheduled some weeks ago, and we expected to have our new bedroom painted and carpeted...

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Spring Feeling

We had a real dose of spring feeling today (not the gin and chartreuse cocktail version that I made a few postings ago – see Certified Occupants posted April 5th). Around 6:00 PM...

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A Breath Of Fresh Air

I am currently working against the clock to get our new bedroom suite painted in time for carpet installation this coming Thursday. When I reach the sanding stage in preparing a room for...

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Certified Occupants

You probably know already that Dan and I need little reason to get the cocktail shaker out. Yesterday evening, however, we had real cause to celebrate . . . we received our FINAL approval...

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Table Decor

John and I saw some very colorful table settings at the Architectural Digest Home Show recently. The ‘Dining By Design’ installations were a feast for the eyes and great conversation...

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Time For Artwork

With the kitchen walls now painted, Dan and I decided it was time to hang a couple of favourite items that hung in the pre-Destruction kitchen. Our red Telechron Minit Master wall clock...

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Easy Access

One of the things I am really enjoying about our redesigned house is the easy access we now have to the back garden from our basement — and vice versa. Steps lead down from the garden...