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hallways from Living etc :: faux moss rings by adornjewelry :: lime granita with candied mint leaves recipes photographed by quentin bacon

This is my daily collection of noteworthy stuff that I saw online.

+ To complement my Tips for a Welcoming Entryway, check out the fabulous entry ways featured in several magazines. The most impressive entrances are from Living etc. After all, Living etc. is my favorite home décor magazine. Via design to inspire

+ If money is no objet, I would use these faux moss rings by AdornJewelry to decorate each place setting on an outdoor table. I would display the circle rings for women and the square rings for men. Use adhesive putty to hold them in place. Another option is to affix the ring to a ribbon and tie the napkin. Via Creativadoration

+ They forecast a hot weekend in Montreal. The right time for ice cream, sorbet and granita. An ordinary treat is transformed in a stunning dessert when you serve it in lime halves with an impressive mint decoration. The pistachio cookies finishes it up. The lime granita with candied mint leaves and creme fraiche was photographed by Quentin Bacon for August 2007 issue of Gourmet. Candied Mint Leaves are simple to make. You simply brush on a little egg white, sprinkle with sugar, let dry for 3 hours. Via The Kitchen

+ Just because it is a nice color palette, I wish to share this Flickr find photographed by Maxime Clair. Via Blue Ant Studio

+ If you are living in a small space, you will not want to miss the 5 Tricks To Make a Small Space Seem Bigger published in the September 2008 issue of Domino Magazine. They feature a 450 square feet with major panache. For more small space ideas, check out online the small space floor plans. Via Apartment Therapy Los Angeles