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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Loredana Sava, on December 23, 2012

You Light Up My Life…or, at least, my Living Room…

Lights by their very nature are visually attracting things. (Just ask moths by a bug-zapper light on a summer night. Wait, don’t ask them. That’s mean.) Inside or out, we as humans are inherently attracted to light. Knowing this, then, doesn’t it make you want your light fixtures to say something unique about you? Give...

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Posted in Interiors | by Loredana Sava, on December 6, 2012

I’m Dreaming of a White Bedroom…

There’s something about white spaces that’s enchanting and idyllic. Maybe because they seem like they could never really exist in “real life,” or maybe because the color itself is so pure, or maybe because the textures and details make the spaces come alive… I don’t know the reason, but white spaces intrigue me. These beautiful...

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Posted in Interiors | by Loredana Sava, on December 4, 2012

5 Ways to Decorate with Pine Boughs

My husband’s family has a tradition of heading to the mountains every year after Thanksgiving to cut a fresh Christmas tree. When we got married, we joined in and scaled the mountaintops, searching for our own perfect tree. We’ve done this for 11 years, and every year when we bring it home to put up,...

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Posted in Interiors | by Loredana Sava, on November 29, 2012

5 Centerpiece Ideas for Christmas Dinner

Nothing says “holidays” like family gatherings…and nothing says “family gathering” like food! Mealtimes, whether casual brunches or full-fledged holiday dinners, can be the heart of the season, so let’s not overlook their décor. Whether your table welcomes all ages or is better suited for adults only, here are some wonderful centerpiece ideas to make your...

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Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Loredana Sava, on November 11, 2012

Not Your Grandma’s Floral Sofa

We’ve all been there, haven’t we? At our grandmother’s house, watching black-and-white movies on her floral couch? I have…except she called it a “davenport,” which I never knew what that word actually meant until I was in my 20s and decided to look it up, once and for all. For as much as I loved...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Loredana Sava, on November 7, 2012

Keeping the “Thanks” in Thanksgiving (DIY Projects)

As a mother of two, there are few things I love more than watching my children learn and grow and step outside themselves and feel (and show) gratitude. Especially with the approaching of December, when holidays can sometimes take a turn for the greedy, November is a month I like to help my entire household...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Loredana Sava, on October 23, 2012

5 Ghost-Centered DIY Crafts

Call me the Halloween Grinch, but carving pumpkins isn’t among my favorite holiday past times. That being said, however, I also don’t want to be excluded from the festivities just because I’m leery of a little goop. Enter: ghost crafts. These easy DIY projects are appropriate for kids and grownups of all ages and skill...

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Posted in Rugs & Carpets | by Loredana Sava, on October 16, 2012

5 Rooms Featuring a Zebra Print Rug

I have often dreamed about going on a safari in Africa. That is because I like the thrill of hunting and the emotion of the expectation, not because I like killing. Actually I don’t know if I would be able to kill, but I would go on a safari just to admire God’s creatures and...

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