Summer Every Season

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Floral patterns also spell summer. Flowers look great embedded inrepparttar embroidery of a throw blanket, coveringrepparttar 145561 upholstery of a couch or armchair, or gracingrepparttar 145562 surface of a decorative plate, bowl or hanging print.

Decorative floral accessories can be set atop bookshelves, entertainment centers, desks and dining room tables to "summer-ize" a room. Flowers, greenery or a small fountain can also be placed inside an unused fireplace for a more summery feel. Odds and End Tables Choose a theme that represents summer to you, then decorate a room around that theme. Beach and seaside items, flowers, fruits and birds are just a few themes that lend a summery feeling to any room.

Choose furniture for its summery feel, and dot these items aroundrepparttar 145563 house. Add a couple of wicker chairs, a wrought iron and glass coffee table, a white bookshelf or desk, or even a new floral couch (or an old couch with a new floral slipcover!), and transform any room in your house.

However you decide to add a touch of summer to your home, do so with happiness and joy...repparttar 145564 energy of summer! Then, make yourself a lemonade, cuddle into your couch or loveseat, and bask inrepparttar 145565 warmth of your bright, summery home.

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If you would like to publish this article on your own site, please feel free to do so. Please let us knowrepparttar 145567 url ofrepparttar 145568 posted article by emailingrepparttar 145569 url to batsheva@homeandliving.com. All we ask is that you includerepparttar 145570 whole article, without changes, includingrepparttar 145571 link torepparttar 145572 original article location, author information, this disclaimer andrepparttar 145573 following link.

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A Yale graduate, BatSheva Vaknin writes plays, screenplays and short stories. She has just completed her first novel.


Live in (French Country) Style

Written by BatSheva Vaknin


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Large, thickly woven baskets, chunky clay or old metal pitchers, Chinoiserie pottery, and iron garden shelving units all fit in nicely withrepparttar French Country look. So do ceramic plates, tiles, tablecloths and curtains sporting motifs of roosters, sunflowers, beetles or lavender. Save money by hunting for these and other accessories at flea markets and antique stores.

The final touch needed to makeover your home inrepparttar 145560 style of French Country isrepparttar 145561 addition of flowers. Fresh sunflowers, lavender, and geraniums especially all say "French Country", andrepparttar 145562 morerepparttar 145563 better!

Put flowers in old pitchers or copper pots, in window boxes, and glass vases. Use a variety of colors, and make surerepparttar 145564 arrangements donít look too tame or stylized. Natural grasses are another way to bringrepparttar 145565 French Country look into you home.

Whether you decide to go full out, adding wood beams and stone flooring to your home, or whether you just add a nice chunky wooden dining room table, carved chairs, or a roomy armoire to your existing furniture,repparttar 145566 French Country look can be achieved by anyone who wants to bring a little ofrepparttar 145567 Provence countryside into his or her everyday life.

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A Yale graduate, BatSheva Vaknin writes plays, screenplays and short stories. She has just completed her first novel.


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