Posts by Nora

Petunias are my perennial favorite. This sweet and simple annual is a must-have at Connecticut Country House. I love their delicate flowers and bold, brilliant colors. They’re pretty when tiny and potted up individually, as
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Grilling tonight? You’ve just got to try this amazing chimichurri recipe that came from Murph morphing many different online found recipes to concoct his own Connecticut Country House version. Did you know that the Argentinean
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She was the first to greet you before you even got to the door. The little shadow that followed me into the kitchen garden and quietly kept me company. The pretty little poser at Connecticut
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It never fails. Every time I’m on Nantucket, it’s the window boxes that always grab my attention. I love the mix of colors, textures, and types of plants all mixed together in combinations that I
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Happy 4th of July weekend! I can’t believe it’s already July. Where did June go? At Nora Murphy Country House, this month is all about working on “the book” (among other projects!). It’s all good. To
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Add a little “pop” to your dinner or buffet table this 4th of July (or any occassion for that matter!). Simply roll up your flatware in an ironed cloth napkin and tie a bow around it!
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Summer Anniversary Issue Is Here (Again!)


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I started the Nora Murphy Country House emagazine for 1 simple reason…my “blog shoes” were too tight. I loved my little blog, Connecticut Country House, but in the state it was in, it was limiting
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I have been a Bunny Williams fan forever. She’s one of my favorite decorators, and I absolutely love her style. This spring, I had the great honor of joining 9 of my fellow interior design
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It’s really amazing just how easy it is to freshen a room for summer – inside and out! We’ve partnered with Country Curtains to bring you a fabulous Summer Giveaway for a $500 Country Curtains
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