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4 Ways to Introduce Fresh into your Current Decor

By 05/04/2010January 16th, 20208 Comments

I have received a few great questions recently like ‘How do you mix all the fresh new colours with the old?’ or here’s another one, ‘How do those of us that live in modest homes (e.g. circa 1990) freshen up a dated appearance without having the whole million-dollar makeover. . . ?


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  • traci zeller designs says:

    Great interview, Maria! Can't wait for the newsletter!

  • youtube says:

    can't wait to see this months newsletter… always need fresh ideas

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  • Between you, me and the Fencepost says:

    "…paint a room a color you adore, then add your favorite flowers." You make it sound so simple! Thank you for reaffirming that if I love a color, stay with it or, go with it, whichever applies . . . xo

  • Anonymous says:

    Lilacs. ::: sigh :::

  • Susan says:

    Very pretty flower arrangement. I've been pondering adding a hit purple somewhere in my home.

  • DesignTies says:

    This flower arrangement – with it's lovely purple flowers – is so fresh and spring-like!!

    It's taken me a few days to get over here (sorry!), but I wanted to thank you for dropping by and commenting on our yard transformation – I'm so looking forward to planting shrubs, flowers and shimmery grasses!!

    Be sure to drop by DesignTies because we're having a Mother's Day Giveaway!!

  • Sara @ Russet Street Reno says:

    Another nice newsletter, thank you! My lilac is blooming and it is more beautiful than I hoped for. Can't wait to make my own arrangements!

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