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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 11.9.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 11.9.13: imagecourtesymysecretgarden.tumblr It's (almost) all a dream, until reality comes knocking-- in the guise of an unstoppable horde ...

VT 11.9.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 10.9.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 10.9.13: imagecourtesynotesondesign.tumblr A quick walk through the aisles at the big-box's nursery would have anyone believing that summer ...

VT 10.9.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 6.9.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 6.9.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to love it more and more. - Jules Renard ...

VT 6.9.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.9.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.9.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Believe that a further shore is reachable from here. Believe in miracles and cures and healing wells...

VT 5.9.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 4.9.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 4.9.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Today's cool temperature will make watering so much more pleasant.  And all the effort of the past ...

VT 4.9.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 2.9.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 2.9.13: imagecourtesyathouughtfuleyeblog It's the beginning of the month of September, and for many it is a clear signal of autumn.  Yet th...

VT 3.9.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 15.6....

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 15.6....: VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 15.6.13 : photokellyklein Happy Weekend to all of my peeps!!

MONDAY'S VT!!

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 15.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 15.6.13: photokellyklein Happy Weekend to all of my peeps!!

VT 15.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 14.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 14.6.13: imagecourtesygalleriethaddaeusropac Don't buy copies of art.  If you can't afford the real thing, go for a walk and find a sto...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 12.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 12.6.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Acknowledge local conditions and adjacent structures.  To find a color for the exterior of your house, che...

VT 12.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 11.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 11.6.13: imagesourceunknown Never buy art just because the color is right.  Art should bring you further along as a person, while also mirroring ...

VT 11.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 10.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 10.6.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog My favorite colors come from the shades of local earth.  Dig into the ground and you'll find so man...

VT 10.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 6.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 6.6.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog Color is a mood setter.  It can make you feel great.  But people have a fear of color.  They're af...

VT 6.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.6.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr If a room has bad bones, paint them out.  Doors, windows frames, and moldings will disappear if you pai...

VT 5.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 4.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 4.6.13: imagecourtesytheblackworkshop.tumblr The design industry is seeing an enormous shift, mainly because of technology.  In the course of a...

VT 4.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 3.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 3.6.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog Luxury can be intangible.  It can be a day with nothing to do.  It does not require a big budget.  If ...

VT 3.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE SUNDAY POST 3.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE SUNDAY POST 3.6.13: imagecourtesyjjjjound EVENTS ON THE CALENDAR: The Thorn Tree Project:   Join Clodagh and friends for an incredible evening at The...

THE SUNDAY POST 3.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 1.6.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 1.6.13: imagecourtesynotesondesign.tumblr To say that trees are the slowest-growing of all plants is misleading.  Just because a tree might tak...

VT 1.6.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 31.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 31.5.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Although purists may insist on native plants, a well-planned woodland garden can carry exotic wild spec...

VT 31.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 30.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 30.5.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Steps, too, can make strong central features.  A slope, a drop or indeed any difference in levels is an...

VT 30.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 29.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 29.5.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Water is the stuff of life.  From a biological point of view, every living being needs it to surviv...

VT 29.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 28.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 28.5.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr Although layout is important, the essence of a good garden is structure.  And the first and most tellin...

VT 28.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 24.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 24.5.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr A holly at the bottom of the garden may be the last remnant of the natural landscape that existed befor...

VT 24.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 23.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 23.5.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog A satisfying garden is a resonant one.  That is easier to recognize than to pin down.  A resonant gard...

VT 23.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 22.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 22.5.13: designlucianogiubbilei courtesyathoughtfuleyeblog In your garden, you can make a stand against the prevailing trashy mood of the time....

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 21.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 21.5.13: imagecourtesydaniellawitteblog The point of gardening is the doing of it, not having got it done.  It's the process that matters, ...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 20.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 20.5.13: imagecourtesythenewyorktimes There is one style that defines all that taste is really about to me.  It's not over-good, or over-bad...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 17.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 17.5.13: designbetsybrown imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog Humor, a moment that makes one smile, seems to have vanished from most decoration:  t...

VT 17.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 16.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 16.5.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr I'm sure, today, that the interior decoration of Arturo Lopez-Willshaw's yacht, La Gaviota, loo...

VT 16.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 15.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 16.5.13: designaxelvervoordt courtesymyparadissiblog For there is a dire lack of oomph in most current interior design, whether ultramodern or tr...

VT 15.5.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 14.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 14.5.13: designtriciahuntley courtesyathoughtfuleyeblog And yet, every continent, country, and capital, is awash with bland beige, unrelieved ...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 13.5.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 13.5.13: photodianekeaton courtesythestylesalonisteblog WHAT IS IT ABOUT TASTE?  A sort of defensive look crosses many people's faces when ...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): MOTHER'S DAY 2013

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): MOTHER'S DAY 2013: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr For all the mothers of the world, a heartfelt thank you!!

MOTHER'S DAY 2013

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE SUNDAY POST 28.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE SUNDAY POST 28.4.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog I'm pretty sure that tonight's thunderstorms will continue into tomorrow morning, and rush-hou...

THE SUNDAY POST 28.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 26.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 26.4.13: imagecourtesyjjjjoundblog I'm tempted to build something just like this for reasons that many gardeners (and farmers) will clearly ...

VT 26.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 24.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 24.4.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog photofranchescawatson And finally we're experiencing spring in its truest form.  Warmer temperatu...

VT 24.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE TUESDAY POST 23.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE TUESDAY POST 23.4.13: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog designstevenscarloff Thankfully I was spared the full onslaught of electronic images as the spectacle...

THE TUESDAY POST 23.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 12.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 12.4.13: imagesourceunknown photomattmurphy Bang the drum slowly--or quickly, in salutation; this has got to be the wittiest side-table in all ...

VT 12.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE SOLIDARITY VT!!

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): THE SOLIDARITY VT!!: KEEP ON GROOVING, AMERICAN DREAMERS!! https://soundcloud.com/yuriyogaltsev/may-fever-mixed-by-yuriy

THE SOLIDARITY VT!!

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 11.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 11.4.13: imagecourtesyathoughtfuleyeblog designluisbustamante The irony isn't lost (on me).  Hours upon hours I've spent looking through...

VT 11.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 10.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 10.4.13: imagecourtesyathoughtfuleyeblog designwindsorsmith . . . and a Happy Wednesday to all blog readers!!

VT 10.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 6.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 6.4.13: imagecourtesygiftsoflife.tumblr It's a gorgeous Saturday morning with bright skies and lots of sun.  Every nerve in my body is screami...

VT 6.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.4.13 (THE LATE-NIGHT MIX)

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.4.13 (THE LATE-NIGHT MIX): imagecourtesyarchipile.tumblr While the city sleeps, the music flows . . . https://soundcloud.com/yuriyogaltsev/remember-me-heads...

VT 5.4.13 (THE LATE-NIGHT MIX)

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 5.4.13: imagecourtesyarchipile.tumnblr Friday is here again--thankfully.  Last night's rain and today's warmer temperatures is sure to ...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 4.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 4.4.13: imagecourtesyarchipile.tumblr Yikes!! Despite my repeated and oft stated preference for cooler temperatures, lately the need to remaine...

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 2.4.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 2.4.13: imagecourtesyindigenousdialogues.tumblr Finally; we're all stepping out of the winter blues and into spring.  Hip, hip, hurray!!...

VT 2.4.13

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): EASTER MONDAY 2013

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): EASTER MONDAY 2013: imagecourtesydesiretoinspireblog While it may be easy for some to move on (to the next big thing), I'm still pondering the events...

EASTER MONDAY 2013

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): EASTER SUNDAY 2013

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): EASTER SUNDAY 2013: imagesourceunknown WISHING EVERYONE A WONDERFUL EASTER!!

EASTER SUNDAY 2013

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VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 27.3.13

VT (for all of my design-obsessed peeps): VT 27.3.13: imagecourtesyjjjjoundblog Just like everyone else, same-sex families eat around the kitchen table, do laundry on Thursday evenings, ord...

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