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So what do you get when you mix ballet with bridle stirrups, dressmaker details, rich gold tones, and a neoclassical style? Why, you experience the beautiful world of Windsor Smith! All her favorite things inspired
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My very favorite pair of scissors is my ancient orange handled Fiskars – The Original. They’ve been knocking around in the kitchen’s junk drawer forever. So when I went to the Bloggers Conference earlier this
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Dear friends! So very excited to invite you to Connecticut Country House, Sunday, June 26th, 11-5, for the Newtown Historical Society House & Garden Tour! Murph and I will be here to welcome you and show
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When the snow is covering the ground, and the plows haven’t been through, sometimes it’s the best time to get cozy, kick back and catch up on a little light reading. If you have a
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We’re putting the finishing touches on our Holiday issue of Nora Murphy Country House Style online magazine. In it, I’ll be giving you a tour of my newly painted and re-styled home, Connecticut Country House
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This was no ordinary shoot. Since the summer, we’ve been prepping Connecticut Country House for her debut in the November issue of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens magazine. The big push was on to finish up all
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The Holiday issue of our e-magazine is now on-line. It’s a beautiful issue filled with tons of imagery, stories, keeper recipes, and “Holly Jolly” decorating tips. The “Holly Jolly” part of the decorating imagery came
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I love Halloween photo shoots, especially when it involves children. I started with the best children’s photographer I know, Duanne Simon. And to capture Duanne’s and the team’s efforts (the behind the scenes stuff) Conor
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I am happy to report that Saturday’s photo shoot for the book went off without a hitch. Yay team! I will go further with that statement and declare it a huge success!  Last summer, here at
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