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auto-home.net – The making of an interior decorator

  What’s your interior design aesthetic?              “ “What’s that you ask?  Design aesthetic? Should I have one ?  Perhaps I do! ”  This is…

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auto-home.net – A bed between two windows

Work is keeping me quite busy over the last several weeks and blogging always drops off when this happens.  I’m beginning a series of posts…

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auto-home.net – Thoughts on decorating coffee tables

Now you may be surprised  to discover that some people  (especially decorators) put a lot of thought into turning a coffee table into a work…

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auto-home.net – Does anyone actually read my blog?

Your friends and family keep you on your toes and often unwittingly provide great fodder for blog posts!  They also cause a scattered examination of…

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Posted in aqua colour schemes red

auto-home.net – Designing Home: And more aqua

This must be aqua week! I am noticing it everywhere.  After writing a post yesterday about aqua, I opened one of the blogs I follow…

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auto-home.net – May I suggest aqua?

Although I am interested in the latest colour trends in home decor, I am not a slave to them.  I choose gray as the neutral…

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auto-home.net – Is there beauty in imperfection?

I find beauty in imperfection and impermanence.  It’s all over my art.   The petal that is captured as it starts to decay,  the rusted objects…

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auto-home.net – Are you a seasonal decorator?

 All those pictures on Pinterest  over the last several weeks make me wonder to what degree the “average” person goes to celebrate changing seasons, holidays,…

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Posted in decorating personality decorators

auto-home.net – What does your home say about you?

Is your home different from your friends or very similar?  Could someone match you to your home?  Are there things around that denote your interests, …

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auto-home.net – Designing Home: It’s all about scale

  Designers/decorators are like acrobats, always juggling the elements and principles of design to create  inviting and interesting spaces. These tools of the trade come…

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