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Roundup: Classic Cloisonné

Good day, design friends! Peggi here. How are you? Can you believe we’re approaching the end of September? Tempes fugit. While you’re sipping that pumpkin spice latte, I thought we could chat about cloisonné. (pronounced klwa-zaw-nay) This technique involves adhering thin metal ribbons to a surface, creating spaces which are filled with enamel paste. The item is then fired and polished. The resulting intricately decorated enamelware caught my eye years ago. I own several small pieces, but I don’t have the focus nor the discipline of a true collector. Call me a fancier. I do, however, enjoy researching my finds, and I had quite the interweb meander preparing for this post. (One article took a confoundingly metallurgical turn and lost me completely.) Click through if you’d like to know a bit more about cloisonné and to view some stunning examples.

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Autumn & Halloween Vignettes at Home -
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Autumn & Halloween Vignettes at Home

While away in Italy on our anniversary trip, the weather at home certainly changed to feel very fall-like. We arrived home to temperatures that were at least 30 degrees cooler than when we had left. This welcomed change of…

10 Pins : Laundry Room Edition -
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10 Pins : Laundry Room Edition

Happy Friday! It has been a hot and jam packed week over here, but we’re basically to the weekend… which calls for a 10 Pins celebration! Lately I’ve been daydreaming of our future laundry room and have already dabbled…

Roundup: Bird
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Roundup: Bird Art

Good day, design friends! Peggi here. I hope the first week of May has greeted you with warm sunshine, gentle breezes and cheerful birdsong. Birds just happen to be our topic on this beautiful Friday. We love chatting about…

10 Pins : Pinterest Inspiration -
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10 Pins : Pinterest Inspiration

Hi, friends! I hope you all had a nice weekend and your week is off to a wonderful start. I’ve got a new edition of 10 Pins to kick off the week! This curated collection features bright and cheerful neutrals,…