28 Ideabooks by Trina McNeilly

Guest Picks: A Bounty of Baskets Under $50
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These days baskets come in all shapes, sizes and textures. Long gone are the days of using baskets only to store things. Yes, they are great for grouping, gathering and organizing, but they also are fantastic as art, serveware and yes, even light fixtures....
Guest Picks: 20 Ways to Add Stripes to Your Life
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I'm crazy for stripes, and chances are that some of you are too. Somehow stripes manage to be modern, classic, bold, subtle, overdone and understated at the same time. I'm convinced that whatever your style, there is a stripe pattern for you. I always...
Guest Picks: Add Some Brightness With a Little White
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I don't know about you, but I am always looking to add a bit of brightness into my everyday life. One easy way to do this is to incorporate white into the home. And these days, white is anything but boring. It evokes calm, clean and cozy feelings. ...
Guest Picks: Inexpensive Ways to Pretty Up Your Patio
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Warm summer weather has arrived! If you are anything like me, then you are doing a lot of outdoor living and finding yourself spending many hours on your patio or deck. These 20 inexpensive picks are perfect for giving your patio or outdoor space a little...
Guest Picks: Little & Lovely Ways to Update a Living Room
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Is your living room in need of a little update? Sometimes it just takes a few little things or one lovely statement piece to give a room a lift. You'll be amazed at the difference that adding the right piece can make in a room. — Trina from...
Guest Picks: 20 Picks for a Great Gathering
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Happy times are had when family and friends gather together for a meal. The food can be fancy or fancy-free, but it's the gathering together that makes the meal. And it's the little touches that make your loved ones feel special. These 20 picks are...
Guest Picks: Florals for Your Home
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Spring has just arrived, and soon colorful flowers will be blooming everywhere and decorating the green grounds. But flowers aren't just for outside. And floral patterns aren't just for your grandma anymore. Adding a floral touch is a great way to brighten...
Guest Picks: Light Up My Life
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A home should be warm, inviting and interesting. One of the things that makes a house more of a home is personalized lighting. Lights are for both function and fancy, so why not pick ones that offer both qualities? Beautiful and interesting lighting...
Guest Picks: Love is All You Need
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With Valentine's Day around the corner, love is in the air. And the only thing better than that is a home filled with love and little reminders of it everywhere. Here are 20 picks that are not only great for the month of February, but best left out...
Guest Picks: Places to Put Things
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It's that time of year when everyone is looking to put everything in its proper place. You might have a place, but just might not have the very thing to make the place proper. These 20 picks are great for your this, that and the other. They will make...
Guest Picks: Whimsical Christmas
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Christmas is just around the corner, and while the hustle and bustle is in full swing, so is the decking of the halls. I love the idea of taking a twist on tradition by incorporating pieces that are whimsical, interesting and even modern. These fun...
Guest Picks: Black and White and Stylish All Over
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To some, black and white are the absence of color, but I think black and white are the strongest colors of all. They can set the tone for all other colors to follow. Black and white evoke a simplicity and calm that can help to ease out the chaos of the...
Guest Picks: Dishes and Tea Towels That Bring a Smile
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Let's dish about all things dishy, like dishes and dish towels. Don't you think that something you use every day, well, several times a day in fact, should be beautiful to look at? Pulling a plate or bowl down from your cabinet should put a smile on...
Guest Picks: A Happy Place for Homework
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It's that time of year again — that is, the time when when kids pile out of the car, empty their backpacks, create piles of papers and get lost in the daily task of homework. Although the outdoors may be calling, homework isn't such a bad thing when...
Guest Picks: Time Will Tell
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Time is ticking away, every second of every minute of every hour of every day. Why not tell time from a beautiful clock? Nowadays, there is a clock for every style, every room and every interest. These 20 picks are fashionable, functional and fun. ...
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