Monthly Archives: September 2012

Arranging Furniture around a Fireplace in the Corner of a Room

Every so often a person comes across a house with characteristics that are not common-everyday. One of those different kinds of features is a fireplace in the corner of a room. Having to arrange furniture around it might be a … Continue reading

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An EASY way to get DEW OFF of car windows in the Morning

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, I am waking up and seeing that my car’s windows are covered with dew. I have an easy solution to eliminating that early morning gift left by Mother Nature.

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FALL Garden and Lawn Projects ;-]

Autumn is here again, and it is time to do some outdoor chores like fertilize the lawn, cleaning up fallen leaves, planting Spring flowering bulbs (tulips and daffodils), cutting back the garden and getting things ready for Winter. Here are … Continue reading

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A look at the September 2012 Garden, here at Whimsey Hill House

Have you ever had one of those feelings / thoughts that said “take the pictures now before the rain? I had one of those moments on September 8th, the day I shot the pictures for this post. I knew there … Continue reading

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Arranging furniture TWELVE different ways in the Same Room

When it comes to arranging furniture in a room, most people will come up with one or two ideas about how they want the furniture placed. Sometimes with a little extra thought, and some imagination a person can come up … Continue reading

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Arranging Living Room furniture, so Sofas talk to Chairs, like the Pros do

When it comes to arranging furniture in a living room, most people really don’t think much about balance and that sofas should talk to chairs. Furniture is placed in the room with no thought about making it easy for seated … Continue reading

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