One Woman's Style

"Making a home is a form of creativity open to everyone." Terence Conran

Layers of objects at home with each other certainly give a voice to my mother's great style.

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Every morning she wakes, puts the coffee on, and begins to prime the well. What will she do, who will she see, and where will she go on this day…

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Some would define her style as "interesting” ~ A term often used when they can’t “find the words.”

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Her friends and colleagues call it “Eclectic.”

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My mother will tell you ~ it's attention to individual needs, independent thinking, ingenious smarts along with spontaneity and a healthy dose of humor!

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Since eclectic style is full of the unexpected, creating a balance is important when mixing traditional antiques and one-of-a-kind conversation pieces.

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When she and her husband married, they put preconceptions away and re-wrote the rule book.

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Beautifully combining years of collecting East and West, luxe and humble, showy and quiet.    

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Living in the desert they’ve provided plenty of calm cool places for the eye and themselves to land with soft linens, sleek floors and oriental rugs.

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They believe that we should all live surrounded by the people & personal things we adore.

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I agree!

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Thanks Mom & Peter for inviting us over ~

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