Posts by Nora

See You At The Fair!


Connecticut Country House

I’m so excited to be presenting on the Main Stage in Rhinebeck at the Country Living Fair this Saturday @1:00, as well as setting up our very first Nora Murphy Country House shop (Friday-Sunday). Just
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Taking Chance


Holidays and Seasons

A film that keeps Memorial Day real is Taking Chance. A 2009 docudrama starring Kevin Bacon, and directed by Ross Katz (available on Netflix, and can be streamed on Amazon Prime), tells the story of Lt.
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The Colors Of Spring At Connecticut Country House


Gardening

Gardens are living things, constantly changing and growing. I see my gardens as part of my home, and I treat them that way. I know in my heart, that if I give my best to
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I have been a lover of Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic style for a long time. When I finally met Rachel in her showroom at the High Point Market a few weeks ago, I totally understood
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For Mother’s Day, I wanted to share with you a batch of some of my favorite images. I love these images for the subject matter, pink roses are truly my favorite! I love how light,
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I want to let you in on a secret. One of my favorite things to do in May is to poke around and shop some of the local garden club plant sales. Usually held around
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Loody Lady is the name I know her by. For years on eBay I have coveted her gorgeous antique European textiles, and have added items – from French linen sheets to hand stitched quilts –
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Just like every household, at Connecticut Country House, by the end of the week we’re often faced with a fridge stocked with lidded containers of various dribs ‘n drabs. Murph, my culinary genius husband, frequently
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One of my best gardening tips is to plant on a cloudy day (and if the forecast calls for rain later or the following day, all the better!). This also goes for trimming shrubs. As
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