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It’s Snuggle Time at The Whistling Elk

It’s getting to be that time of year when you want to snuggle in your bed! I don’t know about you but there is something about this beautiful bedding that makes a bedroom soothing and peaceful…just what you want where you … Continue reading

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There Are Two Sides To Every Door! Duh!

I have a door in the shop that leads to a little foyer and the back door. The door is in my little “Paris Boudoir” so you can see that it just wasn’t making it in its “silly brown” color… … Continue reading

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Gotta love that little hand sander!

You may remember that I wrote a post on November 12, 2013 called “Mantel Madness with Paint Couture”.   I had a lot of fun painting that mantel and it was beautiful…but I always knew that it would take on a … Continue reading

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‘Bringin the Bling’!

Working on ‘bringing the bling’ to the newly painted mantel at The Whistling Elk…loving the sparkle stems and the red cardinals! This is just the beginning – by the end of today this mantel will be stuffed with sparkle! I … Continue reading

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Mantel Madness with Paint Couture!™

I was in love with a sample that I painted while I was in North Carolina at the Paint Couture!™ workshop last month.  I guess I still am…cause its been sitting on my desk ever since. Meanwhile we have been decorating … Continue reading

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The Whistling Elk Redesigns the Paris Boudoir

Just rearranged our Paris Boudoir at The Whistling Elk. I changed the floorplan so that I had more room to showcase all the great merchandise that we are showcasing in this room…including our Pine Cone Hill Bedding and our Bedford … Continue reading

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Pine Cone Hill Bedding

While it was raining yesterday i worked in the Paris Boudoir…arranging the beautiful Pine Cone Hill Bedding… I love this bedding because it is both beautiful and affordable. It’s perfect for our Paris Boudoir here at The Whistling Elk

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Gotta Love Those Good Bones

Today i started working on this round table. It has what i call “good bones” – that is architecture that sings! (to me anyway). it was completely black with an oak grain to it. I covered the whole table with … Continue reading

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Taking Freight in the Pouring Rain

I have been in the new shop location now for one month and yesterday i received my first large freight order…in the pouring rain with nowhere to conveniently take delivery. I must say you can get pretty innovative when you … Continue reading

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Fashion is the name of the game in our new shabby chic bedroom

Our new Paris Boudoir at The Whistling Elk is showing off our new Pine Cone Hill bedding line. The bedding in the bottom left of the picture is Bella Blue which is draped over our pretty Caracole french ottoman and … Continue reading

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Painting Fleur de Lis Stencils for a Romantic Room Design

Here on my desk is my lastest project for a client.  We are going to paint fleur de lis designs randomly on her office walls.  I cut this Fleur de lis stencil when i painted the Paris Boudoir in Little … Continue reading

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the shop still looks pretty…we still have gifts for all!

It’s still christmas here at The Whistling Elk and Little Paris…things are still sparkling! and vibrant and happy colours are everywhere…. The bedroom is all dressed for Christmas….so inviting! pretty soon it will all be over again, sigh, i will … Continue reading

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Today is the LITTLE PARIS Grand Opening Party

It may be cold and windy outside today but it is warm and beautiful and cozy inside Little Paris….and today is the big day! the GRAND OPENING PARTY!! We put a pretty christmas tree in our Paris B oudoir decorated in … Continue reading

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Little Paris Opens Quietly Today!!

Well, today was the day! We opened Little Paris to the public – we still have a few kinks to work out but we decided to go ahead and softly greet the world! Here’s a little virtual tour….its better to … Continue reading

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I want to move into my little Paris Apartment…

The bedroom portion of the Paris Apartment room is almost complete.  I finished the window treatments last night.   The cornice box is made of cardboard and painted with a white texture paint.  I love the light feeling of this room! … Continue reading

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Dreams of posie bouquets

Our little dream shelf in the Paris Boudoir is taking shape…. We have some Relax Lollia, and some pretty vintage paper and a little posie…. You dont have to spend a lot of money to make a shelf look pretty….just … Continue reading

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Little Paris Boudoir nearing completion!

the window treatments for the Paris Boudoir windows are almost complete…i have a few touches to add to the cornice boxes…but that is a surprise! Last night I hung  readymade (!!) sheers which i trimmed with a 5″ bullion fringe … Continue reading

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excuses, excuses

OK, I have been hibernating…at least that is my excuse for not keeping you uptodate… I have been working on Little Paris a minute here and a minute there …painting, organizing, moving things (that i shouldn’t be), planning etc.  Task … Continue reading

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The devil in the details!

I’m still painting! Yes, the devil is in the details…but if you want perfection – ya gotta go for it! Had my mom cut me a few stencils from architectural pictures i collected…then used parts of them randomly. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Paris boudoir gets a fresh coat of paint

So i just finished priming the walls of the Paris Boudoir!   This brings Little Paris a step closer to opening day.   Painting is great therapy… you can think about anything you want and get the job done at the same … Continue reading

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