Monthly Archives: August 2012

MERCADO DE SAN MIGUEL

The “Mercado de San Miguel” is one of the oldest covered markets in Madrid, Spain. It can be called the market of this century even though the Market is almost 100 years old (it was constructed in 1916).  The market’s … Continue reading

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THE CHALLENGE OF DECORATING A DORM ROOM

I’m currently in the process of “designing” my youngest daughter’s dorm room and this will be my second time.  It is a challenge, but some schools, retailers and today’s technology are making it somewhat easier.  Retailers like Bed, Bath & … Continue reading

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OH SO SUCCULENT!

You might ask me what is a Succulent? Succulents are plants that store water in their leaves, stems and roots, and therefore require little watering.  Great for our dry, hot climate!  Besides being drought-resistant, another great thing about succulents is … Continue reading

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AMAZING AREA RUGS

More and more homeowners are choosing to install hard surface flooring for reasons such as aesthetics, durability, and ease of maintenance.  With this increased use of hard surface flooring, area rugs are an essential design component.  A stunning area rug … Continue reading

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