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Old 10-18-2012, 04:44 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by 2queens&1princenmyhouse
My favorite things are those that can be both funcitonal and decorative. I'm not a decorator (at all), but I want my house to be homey without all the crap on the walls and laying around.
I've been working on this as well! I try to make all of my purchases - especially if its going to be lying in full sight often- to beautiful on their own (or neutral and easily disappearing into the background).

I've modified the old adage to "Have nothing in your home which you do not know to be useful, AND believe to beautiful."


The time has come, my online friends, to talk of many things:
Of flats, and wool, and all in ones - of breastfeeding and slings-
And why our bed is cramped at night,
and the joy my children bring!
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Old 10-20-2012, 07:25 PM   #32
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Re: Favorite Minimalist Products?

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... I'm almost constantly on the lookout for things we can get rid off. This drives DH nuts, but keeps me sane I detest clutter with a passion, and it adds to my stress level-energy if things get too cluttered...
That's totally me! I purge at least twice a year, going through all closets, storage spaces, rooms and the garage, basement and attic. It drives my dh crazy, too.

I found a booster seat that is three heights in one as well as a step stool. The step stool fits on the bottom of the seat and raises and lowers it. It's pretty cool. It's a Safety 1st and its from 1998; that's what's stamped into the plastic. One of my favorites!
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Old 10-20-2012, 07:31 PM   #33
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I love that kitchen set!
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