Monday, December 10, 2012

..Gone So Long


... I've been gone so long it seems...



I really have been gone so long it seems to me.
I have been getting settled in mind and body…
Not to mention putting all my favorite things
{the only things I took with me}
in the right places.
I am happy with how my room came out.

If my camera didn't just stop working ….
I would be posting pictures.

And my little girl {Shih Tzu} Josephine
is now settled in as well. The cold weather is definitely a shock for her.
We were both a bit shaky when we got here….
…but all is getting better.
This is my 1st Thanksgiving and Christmas without my daughter {24 yrs old}
and I know now it won’t be my last.


So I 
‘I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in.’
with all of you.

There is just so much to do here around the house with my Mom.
I could do a whole post on just ‘THE HUNTING’ for the perfect wreathes.
…and of course…she has to have them on everything!
Mom is a Christmas maniac, perhaps when the holidays are over and
we all get even more settled I will feel normal.
But then, normal is highly over rated.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ !!!!!!
I need to get back to posting, and I will.
I can say I am sort of lost without it.

Blogging for me is like taking my temperature 
....and taking yours.

You are my friends and I am feeling like an awful friend 
not being there for you and your blogs.

Please forgive me. XXXX's 


Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah 2012




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Thursday, November 15, 2012

TOO MUCH ON MY PLATE


It seems there are just too many complications ;
THE BANK selling my property in Boca Raton - Bad Bad Bad People
THE MOVERS- my things are still not here, and it will cost more than estimated
and A JOB search in a town of 7000 population off season......
....just getting settled in general is exciting - YES -
but overwhelming.

Everyday there is another fire to put out with the lawyers & the bank over the closing.
I am not a happy camper right now.

But
Tomorrow, Tomorrow will bring a better day.

It is so beautiful here, and cold, 
but I love the cold don't I ???????

Once my things come I will be able to post pictures from my camera.
I hope this post finds all my friends well and happy.

hugs xoxo
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Monday, November 5, 2012

Maine VS Florida


Well,
I am here.
No more complaining 
about the humid sweaty Florida weather!!!!


It is dropping to 20 degrees F. tomorrow night. 
:)      :(

I have been car shopping,
*job hunting
*getting my little dog Josephine adjusted
*getting myself adjusted
*painted my room
*trying not to eat all the uber fattening food my Mom makes
*drivers license
BLAH BLAH BLAH
It never ends....
and the movers haven't even arrived yet.
That will be a stressful {OMG} day!!!

Please have patients with me.....
I am emotionally exhausted and can not bring myself to blog right now.
...I need to get back to commenting .....
but
I am always so tired.

I send you love and thank you 
for your emotional support 
through these difficult times.
xxx





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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Where do I begin? Was it the flight?



Where do I begin?
Was it the flight?

 The fact that I did not actually get the opportunity to fly the big machine that
Would take me and my little love ‘Josephine – JOEY’ {shit-zsu} to our new home.

We boarded the plane at 7am arriving in Boston at 10.30am…..and we waited.
And we waited. And we waited. And we waited.

To Joey , it may as well have been a space ship taking us to another planet. Joey has never been on a plane or to another planet like Maine.

The plane we were supposed to get on
to take us to our final destination in MIDCOAST MAINE...

Well, they just kept cancelling the flights.
“Too Much Fog” they said.
This went on for 3 flight cycles…..
then I found out that
The last pilot was a ‘chic’ – I was so frustrated. I wanted to tell her….
Move the f—k over!!!

I am not afraid of fog!!!! 
(big talk coming from a big chicken)

My dog had no place to relieve herself. I kept taking her into the ladies room and telling her to
Make her pee pee & poo poo. She did. I cleaned it up.
What was she to do for 12 ( and 3 more) hours????

Anyhow…with the veins in my head visibly popping out
I suggested that I would wait no longer – since there were no more flights on this night….
And that I would like a refund because I was driving by rent a car up to Rockland.
This my dears….. is an entirely other story.
At last 
We reached Mom & Spruce Head Maine at midnight.
Tell me, isn't my dog a little saint?
She never made a peep or a problem.
And it was her very 1st airline trip.
I am so proud of her.

For now,
I am just praying my things arrive in one piece when the truck comes.

Later….give me some time.
I am in shock and trying to decompress.

love all my friends xoxo




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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Wish Me Luck...I Am On My Way


I am all packed -
and on my way this morning Oct.20th 2012
with my sweet baby dog Josephine in tote.
Actually I got a back pack dog carrier so i could have my hands free.

OFF TO MAINE & MOM


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Friday, October 19, 2012

Accessories - Some of these are completely OUTSTANDING


And very reasonably priced.
What else could we want?

I love the red one.
How clever.

And in aluminum....there is nothing better.


Love this and have to use it!





Always practical.

I have sold LUCITE!
This is a bargain and so useful.



Do you not love this?


Pretty great items , 
don't you agree?
I think that the prices are quite fair.
DO YOU????

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Indoor Fountain Used As A PLANTER

The FRENCH are just different.....better...in my opinion.

I can't help it.
My favorite place on earth to be is Paris.
And....I am of French decent.
"La Di Dah" 
"La Di Dah"


Fountains to me say; "PLANTER"
I had one in my back yard as a planter.
it was so much more interesting than a planter!


Of course you first need the space,
and preferably in France to do a room like this.

....OR DO YOU???

But you must admit....
I have yet to see an American do a room like this....
much less a published one in one of our many loved rags.
Have you seen a home like this?


 Can you imagine the rest of the house ??
Vintage - Class
It's just so French.

PS please forgive me .........i am packing, 
and getting ready to fly out on saturday with my sweet old girl shittzu 14yrs
it will just me and my little Josephine {10 lbs) on the plane together.
my things will not get to maine & mom until 10 days to 2 wks.

once i get up there i will commence with commenting and all the attention you deserve.
okaY???

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Fairy Forest Lights For Your Yard






Isn't this fantastic?

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Hand Forged Iron Gates


'Hand Forged Iron Gates'

How do I love thee ?


Let me count the ways 
I love 
Hand Forged Iron Gates.



Moorish Design



(arbor - not really a gate)


This image reminds me that if you find an iron gate in a salvage yard....
it doesn't have to be the exact size.
You can always add 3-4 inches of custom fitting on either side.
Right?


What could possibly add more charm 
to a home than a
hand forged iron gate ?

***SEE MORE of my favorite IRONWORK HERE

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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Tiles And Their Applications


Are YOU into beautiful TILES ?



I am drooling over this green tile combined with the brass.


Gold Tile.


Checker Board Tiling.


Chevron tiled floors.



Tiled walls and ceilings.


French handmade subway tiles.



*Semi Precious stone TILES

I have been in love with specialty tiles forever!!!!
AND YOU....?

My tiles on Pinterest
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About Renée Finberg

I have been in this business since the age of 22.

I love what I do and cannot imagine my life without Design.

Design Challenges are great.

And because of those challenges

I have imported fine antique pieces from Paris,

Designed and Manufactured Furniture,

Created Fantastic Window Treatments,

And solved all kinds of spatial & architectural issues

With my unique style.

If I can't find it, I create it.

My rooms would make excellent movie sets.

I am a visual, tactile and audio sensitive individual.

Creating is what I live for, not math, not spelling, not science.

Just Great Design.

Just imagine how it would be if each of us,

If only for a few hours of everyday,We could be in a space that is our very own.A place that is exactly the way we want it to be

Surrounded by all the things we wanted to see,

The atmosphere we wanted feel, smell and the sound we wanted to listen to.

Private Paradise

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