Follow Your Heart in Home Decor

Ever notice that when you buy a bouquet of flowers, it’s a blend of many different colors and  textures? The juxtaposition of unusual elements can fit dynamically well together with very little effort. What’s important is following your heart.
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Tomorrow is a New Day

My hard drive crashed yesterday. Wallowing in the depths of despair is neither fun nor attractive so I try not to. Happily, I always work with a back-up drive. It was however, several hours of freak time before Apple Support walked me through the place I currently sit- in the middle of restoring a corrupt hard drive.
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Summer 2017 Marches On

Summer is marching on. I’ve had lots of green in my new garden this year so even the day lilies have been much appreciated. Now, daisies are drifting to a close and the gladiolas are just opening. Paola Prints is grateful to Mother Nature for all the rain. The flowers have been wonderful this year!
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Lost in Rainwater and Sunlight

I’m defenseless when rain and sunlight come calling in the garden. I’m obliged to rush out after a shower with camera in hand- like a bee to honey. There’s been rainwater a plenty this year in Connecticut. The plants and soil display their pleasure with each passing event. Clean, crisp and content.
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Bamboo Thrives in Connecticut

Well sort of. We’ve now installed bamboo both outside and inside the house. We love the look of it and how it works with the landscape. Outside bamboo requires the maintenance of wood but is probably a little easier than re-finishing wooden decks, for example. Our bamboo flooring is harder and is lasting better then hardwood.
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