Posts by Nora

Not just for Easter, but also for the entire spring season, these wild vine baskets echo the beautiful woodlands that surround Connecticut Country House, and do a wonderful job of setting the tone for my
keep reading

Setting a spring themed table for Easter? Don’t just stop there. Look up! Create a lovely birds nest effect around your chandelier by simply resting a few freshly cut branches of varying lengths on the
keep reading

Scot Haney of WFSB’s Better Connecticut stopped by Connecticut Country House where I showed him a simple technique for creating tartan-like Easter eggs. We donned our aprons, snapped on gloves and had a wonderful time
keep reading

March was a whirlwind month and April is scheduled to be just as crazy wonderful! Project Refresh will continue as we tackle the 2nd floor of Connecticut Country House. A fresh coat of paint all-around:
keep reading

My husband Murph’s brother, Jack – yes, that Jack, of the pickle recipe fame, recently sent us a picture of a divine looking chicken pot pie that he’d baked in a giant cast iron skillet.
keep reading

Scot Haney of WFSB’s Better Connecticut came by Connecticut Country House and we had a great time hanging out in the kitchen creating two types of nature inspired floral spring baskets. Rustic grapevine baskets from
keep reading

You know the saying, “It takes a village…”, well, it’s more like “it takes a sisterhood” for me. Saturday’s ‘Time To Celebrate!’ post, was the Cliff Notes version of getting a book deal. The road
keep reading

Whether your kitchen is in a home from the 1700s, 1800s, 1900s, or beyond, it’s never too old, or too new, for a Country House perspective. Throughout the pages our new Nora Murphy Country House
keep reading

Well, it’s official! At long last I have a publisher for my book! I am honored and so excited to announce that Vendome Press in New York will be publishing Nora Murphy Country House Style!
keep reading

“Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love.” — Sitting Bull Happy first day of spring!
keep reading

BackNext