In Stressful Times, There’s No Place Like Home

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Right now, many of us are spending more extended time at home than ever before as we collectively hunker down to help stop the community spread of coronavirus. Staying tuned into media reports is important, but so is taking an occasional break and doing something that’ll make you feel a little better right now. Like decorating in ways that can lower your levels of stress and anxiety. Continue reading

5 Ways to Bring Cottage Garden Style Home

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No matter how often I travel across the pond, my heart still skips a beat when I come across a garden like this one in Stratford-upon-Avon.  Its relaxed embrace of nature, with a subtle yet sophisticated mix of color, shape and texture, disarms with charm as only English gardeners seem to know how to do. Until now. This Spring, designers here in America have found their green thumb, too, with decor that’s as pretty as an English cottage garden. Here’s how to bring the look home—no green thumb required. Continue reading