Category Archives: antiques

Nature’s Guide to Decorating

It seems to me that Nature has the right idea when it comes to holiday decorating. When the leaves begin to change color in the Fall and buds appear on my Thanksgiving Cactus, it is my signal to replace bird … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Artists

I enjoyed the company of some very talented quilters this week who had  assembled for several days of camaraderie, creativity and inspiration.  Their quilter’s retreat at nearby Claytor Lake is an annual event and I was treated to lunch and … Continue reading

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Life is a great big canvas!

    “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”  Danny Kaye    

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A Little Gardening Luck

I love antiques and one of my favorite finds is a set of small, colorful antique gnomes from Germany.  Every Spring they come out of the curio cabinet and become part of a gardening tablescape and my good luck charms … Continue reading

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