all set for dinner

I am so annoyed. I was very organized and put together a blog post about something I’d seen in Toronto. Then when I went to upload the photos, I couldn’t find them! I’ve spent a couple of hours going through the 57,000 photos in my Aperture program and they are not there. So I will keep looking another day when I’m not so frustrated. In the meantime, I’m sharing a few photos that show my house at it’s very finest. That would be – just before company arrives for dinner. I find entertaining is the perfect excuse to tidy up and put away all the flotsam and jetsam that seems to accumulate when I’m busy living my life

front hall

kitchen & eating area

table all set

table centerpiece

family room

I love finding intersting things around the house to decorate the table. It’s a perfect excuse to pull out some of the “collectibles” I have accumulated. I often sew my tablecloths since it is difficult to find much selection in round cloths that are 90″ in diameter. I wish things always looked like this. It would be like living in a dream until I woke up and realized there are too many interesting things to do besides clean house every day. Can’t blame me for dreaming.

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15 thoughts on “all set for dinner

  1. Karen says:

    Hi Terri, It sounds like we are a lot alike even though our homes are very different. My husband always says that we should have more parties because the house always looks perfect. šŸ™‚

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  2. Jennifer M. says:

    What a beautiful home! You are surrounded by light and color – a mood-enhancer for sure šŸ™‚

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  3. ideflex says:

    Nice space and lovely pix – I take it you were having Indian for dinner? Guests and the Queen coming are pretty much the only time when my house is in order too… thanks for visiting!

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  4. Love the light in your home in that first picture! The fixtures and what looks like sunlight in the far end, wonderfully reflecting against the white walls and ceilings.

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  5. Home sweet home – beautiful when it is tidy but equally great when it has the ‘lived in’ look. Your table is always so great when you entertain – an inspiration…

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  6. ranu802 says:

    Great Post,thanks.
    Ranu

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  7. Melissa Ames says:

    OOOH, Terri! More pictures of your house, PLEASE!! (One of my photographer friends say that indoor photography is really hard but you really got it down!

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  8. Hillary Ames says:

    Terri, I adore our house, but I could move in with you in a New York minute! Beautiful, light, airy, fresh, sophisticated.And the art!!!
    Great place. Glad you misplaced the other photos.

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