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My husband Murph is a fabulous cook. Regardless of season or occasion, he always has something delicious to bring to the table. He developed this wonderful recipe and I have to say, it’s PHENOMENAL! Whether
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As a designer and artist, I love artwork. Whether new or old (in some cases very old), the art that I find is usually unframed. While some would be dissuaded from buying it this way,
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My friend Valerie makes these beautiful mittens! She starts with well-loved sweaters that are, in her words, “looking for a second chance.” Valerie washes, fluffs, and grooms them (“like a rescue pet”) and then sets
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It’s amazing what a few pillows and throws can do to change up a look! My creamy white denim slipcovered sofa and big comfy chair make a great foundation for a seasonal refresh. The wooly
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Copper is one of those elements that can lend wonderful warmth to a country home. Whether highly burnished like a freshly minted penny, or naturally oxidized to a deep caramel patina, you can’t go wrong
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I’m thrilled to announce that Nora Murphy Country House Style, Winter 2017 is here! Within its pages, take a tour of my dear friend’s, Valerie and Tim’s, wonderful, woodsy Adirondack-style country house. Shot over two
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When you cross the threshold of the main doorway of Connecticut Country House, the first thing that you’ll see, after being greeted by Martha Luther King, the cat, and Fiona our vibrating, tail wagging terrier,
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We are taught that “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” right? Well, I think creating ice hurricane lanterns is the frosty wintertime version of what to do when the temps dip below freezing and
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