Posts by Nora

For my latest segment on WFSB’s Better Connecticut, as their new Lifestyle contributor, I had a great time designing a holiday table with a beautiful autumnal look that’s just perfect for Thanksgiving. I think it’s
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Over a year ago on Cape Cod, I stumbled upon Sea Bags’ Anchor placemats. What a fabulous surprise that was! I had been a Sea Bags lover (and proud owner) of their recycled sail handbags
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It seems like the most vibrant fall foliage is in November. Here at Connecticut Country House, we’re surrounded by woods, so every woody plant from maples to shrubby spireas are at their gorgeous peak of
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A quick and easy lesson from “Slipcover Sally” Newhart demonstrates just how simple it is to tie bows that are consistent for all my freshly cloaked upholstery. To see more about the beautiful slipcovers we
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Autumn leaves still clinging to their branches, offer a golden cast to the trees as the sun dips down earlier and earlier each night. The kitchen garden, after giving us her blessed all, is a work
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Here’s a little something from our Nora Murphy Country House library that I thought may just help put you in the spirit (ha-ha) today! Click here and enjoy! Happy Halloween! Love, Nora

Whether getting the gardens ready for spring or prepping for the holidays, now is the time to get planting for gorgeous blooms! I had a great time in the WFSB 3 Connecticut studio, with the
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My Connecticut Country House is a house for all seasons—quite simply because we keep in time with the rhythm of the seasons. It’s a good way to live. Harvest gives us a good reason to
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One of the most impactful transformations made during Project Refresh was creating fresh new cotton denim outfits for each piece of upholstery. My dear friend Sally Newhart – who I affectionately refer to as Slipcover
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