“Family photographs, a dog, and a sofa you can vacuum.” – Kitty Hawks
|“Evidence of life. Anything from children’s art to dog-eared magazines to fresh-cut flowers that aren’t perfect.” – Rachel Ashwell of Shabby Chic|
“Good old Oriental rugs give a beautiful soul to a room.” – Mona Hajj
“All those subliminal things you don’t really see but experience, like solid wood doors with solid brass hardware. And there’s nothing like real hardwood floors – that lovely creak.” – Maureen Footer
|“Red rooms always have heart and soul.” – Mary McDonald
“Objects imbued with memories. In my parents’ vacation house, there are old rods and reels; a propeller from a boat we used to own; a beautiful model sailboat that my dad helped me build when I was ten; and my mom’s collection of 1930’s green-and-white plates, which have been hanging on the same wall forever.” – Jan Lee
What do you think gives a room Heart and Soul?