Deep, Rich, Deliciously Captivating Purple!

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I was in the store yesterday when these gorgeous gladioli drew me to them! They are so rich in a deep dark purple color. I could not resist and they were in my cart immediately. I have to tell you, … Continue reading

Navy and Pink~Taking Winter to Spring!

Mary McDonald got this room right! Navy and white with pops of pink still feels classic and understated.

Everyone who reads my blog, knows my obsession with Navy. It is such a perfect color that can be used with anything. I have a lot of Navy in my wardrobe as well as in my home. With this bad … Continue reading

Fresh Hydrangea: Why it’s Worth the Effort

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Flowers in any room always adds a beautiful and colorful touch, and one flower I absolutely love to use in my decorating is hydrangea. The problem is, using fresh hydrangea is a very temporary decoration–they’re usually wilted within minutes of being cut. The popular opinion on the reason for this is that when the hydrangeas are cut, a sap-like sticky substance created by the plant clogs the area around the cut and blocks the water. Luckily, there’s a way to prolong the beautiful color of your hydrangeas and have them lasting for days after being brought in from the garden–just follow this easy step-by-step process!

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