I spent a little time this week refreshing and updating a few spaces.
This is our entry…not much wall to work with.
I replaced an old brass lamp with this new one from Target.
When I got it home it wasn’t quite as tall as I thought…
so I raised it a bit with some books.
When I was looking through my bigger decorating books
I ran across one I had forgotten about.
House & Garden’s Complete Guide to Interior Decorating
The cover is tattered and torn.
The book somehow got slightly water damaged.
It belonged to my mother-in-law, Betty Drake.
I never knew her…she passed away before I even met my husband.
I found this book when we were
readying my in-laws house for sale a few years ago.
She signed the inside cover…
I wonder if she loaned it out and wanted to make
sure she got it back?
Here’s the interesting thing…
Much of this book, last updated in 1960,
reflects design and decor that is still found in homes today.
Here are some actual pages from the book:
Classic Blue and White
The Gallery Wall
Traditional meets Modern.
Neutral bedding and antlers!
Layering with a rug over carpet.
Streamlined roman shade.
This Chapter title tells it all.
Stick with classic, timeless decor and you will never go out of style.
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