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So far Karen Crouse has created 3 blog entries.

August 2019



Front porches are such welcoming spaces. They offer a hint of what to expect when you walk into the houses attached to them.


May 2019

Tulips & Tapas


Isn’t Spring glorious? In the Napa Valley, it is marked by bud break. This is when the grapevines wake up and the first leaves emerge from the dormant buds. You can hear “Have you had bud break yet?” all over the valley. I decided to gather some friends to welcome Spring.

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April 2019



Flowers Fresh flowers in my home are a must. I enjoy arranging them in containers that are not necessarily intended as vases. Hydrangeas are one of my go-to flowers. They are excellent fillers for compact arrangements and they last a long time. Any flowers will pop in a plain white pitcher. White [...]


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Photo credits

  • Dona Kopol Bonick, Kopol Bonick Art & Photography
  • Ryan Schnell
  • DJ Mc Quade, Mc Quade Media
  • Anja Denouden Photography