Monthly Archives: May 2015

Quick Tip #40: Decorative Trays

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Here is another unexpected yet beautiful and clever organisational tool…

#40 Counter tops, tables and desks often fall victim to an accumulation of necessary items – things we often use and want to keep close at hand. It can look a right mess. Trays (i.e. those things that you serve refreshments on) are excellent organisational tools to keep the chaos contained. In a handful of minutes you can turn your desktop clutter into an aesthetically pleasing décor vignette. All you need is a tray…

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Notable Quotables: Don’t Look Back

Source  |  Free People

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” – unknown

Décor Dictionary: Refectory Table

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Refectory Table: a very long and narrow table with trestle-like legs which are joined by a low-slung stretcher. It was originally used as dining tables in the refectory, or rather dining hall, of monasteries during the medieval era. Secular use of the table spread to the Mediterranean and the rest of Europe during the late 16th century.

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Happy Mother’s Day

A VERY happy, blessed and restful day to all our mothers on this Mother’s Day.

No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.” ~Edwin Hubbell Chapin

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