July 4th

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Elegant Style with Red, White, and Blue

I am an unashamed flagophile. Is that a word? OK, flag lover. In any form – flying them, hanging them, framing them, folding them, decorating with them. I don’t have my collection out like I used to, but whenever I pull any part of it out – Memorial Day, Flag Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Election Day, (what did I forget?), any day at all – I am so happy. But I have to admit it’s tough to use that color scheme in decorating – in a way that isn’t kitchy.   But when I saw this House Beautiful pic of Kelly McDowell’s Ojai, California, farmhouse, I got […]

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Let Freedom Ring

I am a flag freak.  I have a collection of all kinds of vintage flags, framed flags, flag bunting, all manner of flagness.  American history was always a favorite subject in our family growing up – all of our Griswold style vacations seemed to have destinations like national parks or battlefields or monuments or cities steeped in history. Flags have always been part of my decor, too.  I almost always have a flag flying outside, & I love to incorporate anything flag indoors, too.     I’ve been so moved noticing around town the past week that people have started putting out flags & banners on their houses & in […]

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