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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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