Eastern Fall Cure: Throwing a Party

Week Eight

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Our Thanksgiving table right in the midst of the supper. More pics below...

Quote of the Day: "CLOTHES. ALL OVER THER FLOOR. ARGH!" - Venus Thames on her bedroom last week

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• Cure Clock: 6 days Remaining
• Assignment: Read Ch. 8 - The finish line....
• Flickr Pool: East Fall Cure Pool
• Flickr Discussion: AT East Fall Discuss

This year, our Fall Cure is ending after Thanksgiving, but that may be a good thing. Instead of feeling a ton of pressure to finish up last week, you probably did a great deal and had two weekends left to bring it in for a landing on your own. For the fourth year in a row, we escaped with a (growing) group of friends to the west coast of Costa Rica and celebrated Thanksgiving far away from home. But that didn't mean we skimped on cooking or table decoration! Above and below are a few pics of the amazing meal that our group cooked, complete with cranberry and stuffing, as well as the dinner table for 26 that I set each year. I use the amazing leaves and flowers along with things we fly down: IKEA tea lights, a string of holiday lights and watercolor paper for painting place names....

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Our Thanksgiving table last Thursday night in Costa Rica - a mix of local flora and ingredients we packed down from the Northeast.
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Final setting up..

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Guests start looking for their seat names...

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During...

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After....

LATEST NEWS ---------------------------------------------

whirly chandelier fromAT by EastVillageAmy.
Very very cool whirly chandelier from EV Amy. A great touch. But check out her new showerhead. This is actually the type of thing that impacts you viscerally every day and makes you go, "hey, why didn't i do that sooner?"
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The results of last week's survey: what's the biggest problem with your bedroom?
Final Product! by gswiszcza.
WOW! Great DIY headboard from gswiszcza. Click through to see the step by step.
apartment, November 2008 by apartmentsasha.
Welcome to ApartmentSasha, who has a really nice office and the Patrik chair that we have multiples of.
Lotus bowls by chottomotto.
Lotus bowls found on Etsy by Chottomotto - "Adam doesn't know it yet, but this is his wedding gift to me! "

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You can also visit our old unofficial (but awesome) Flickr pool here or simply tag your pics with "apartmenttherapycure." See even older pics here too.

EAST CURE FALL POST 2008 INDEX ---------------------------------------------

Week 7 - Weekend
Week 7 - Sacred Space
Week Six - Weekend
Week Six - Light Therapy
Week 5 - Weekend
Week 5 - Retail Therapy
Week 4 - Weekend
Week 4 - Retail Therapy
Week 3 - Weekend
Week 3 - The Landing Strip
Week 2 - Weekend
Week 2 - Clearing the Path
Week 1 - Weekend
Week 1 - Creating Your Vision
Getting Oriented - Weekend
Getting Oriented - Week 0
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The Fall Cure is live again in all four of our Home city sites. The Cure posts will go up twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, allowing for plenty of comment space. We will be pulling comments and pics to the front page post on each of these days and everyone is urged to take pics and post them here.

REMEMBER: The goal is to use the group to support, inspire and answer questions as you go. The more you participate, the more you will get out of it. But you may also lurk if you are shy ;-).

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repair_worksheet.xls
repair_worksheet.pdf
shopping_list.xls
shopping_list.pdf
interior_design_worksheet.xls
interior_design_worksheet.pdf
outbox.doc
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Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.

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