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Passionate Pursuit-Color Trends 2016

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I love color.  I am so greatful that my eyes see all the glorious spectrum of hues that make up our world.  I always look forward to seeing what trends drive the market.  It is inspiring to see new palattes of mixed tints and shades that influence what we wear

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Beautiful Italian Dinnerware and Ceramics

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How often do we get excited about plates, mugs, and bakeware? ¬†I absolutely fell in love with the Fortunata, Inc. line of ceramics made in Florence, Italy. ¬†Fortunata is Italian for “Luck” and I feel lucky every time I eat my meals and snacks and drink my coffee from these

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Paper and Ink Geometrics

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I am so excited about the new wallpaper books that came in yesterday! ¬† I’m including a nice selection of geometrics from Paper and Ink. ¬†The styling and color ways are classic yet current and very design-driven. ¬†In fact, these can only be ordered through designers like myself- and the

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New Fabrics Have Arrived!

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This is just a small sampling from new fabric books that I recently received.  I am waiting on 3 new wallpaper and fabric books in addition to these that are due to arrive today.  I started my career at a wallpaper studio in 1982 РBarry Rubin Рdesigner and

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Affordable Area Rugs

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Today more than ever I think many people are looking to update their home strategically rather than just making purchases that may or may not be the best choices and may be very expensive items as well. I love that many vendors are introducing more affordable selections that are still

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Happy 2014!!!

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Here it is New Year’s Eve, 2013 soon to be “last year”. ¬†As the year closes, I am grateful that 2014 is here and we made it. The New Year brings a fresh wave of ideas and goals. ¬†I chose blogging about books, specifically EW Lawrence books, because at a

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Inside Leone Interiors

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It’s a beautiful “winter” day in College Park, FL. ¬†As I work in my office today I just wanted to share some images of my newly re-arranged space. ¬†I have chosen to utilize my space to display some lovely accessories that I gather in my travels to markets and through

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Hello New Website!

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This new version of the Leone Interiors website is finally here!  The makeover was just completed and even though I was really happy with the old one, this updated layout and content is awesome.  Thanks to Matt the gang at Taste Media.  And Happy Holidays!!!

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I believe in the power of design to nurture the human spirit and support the well-being of individuals. -Personal