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About Andrea

Andrea Totten has been called a trend setter designer for furniture, upholstery and bedding for nursery and children’s rooms. Andrea loves to create upscale décor for all budgets by utilizing family heirlooms combined with the new, safe products of today’s market. She loves playing tennis and golf with her 8 year old grandson and resides in Pasadena, California.

Add two useful decor accessory pieces that are works of art as well. Hand painted hamper for baby’s laundry and a glider side table that keeps tissues, bottles and towels easy to reach. Continue reading


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A Nursery for a Baby Boy

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The traditional spirit of nursery rhymes creates a playful ambiance in this wonderful setting. Plenty of room for play, toys, books and a Double Glider in these soft hues of greens, blues, and yellows create an exceptional nursery. And with … Continue reading


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Curling Up with a Good Book

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When I look back at my childhood in the 1940’s and 1950’s, my most fond memories are being snuggled in my mother’s lap as she reads my sister and I books full of stories and adventures. The soft aroma of … Continue reading


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Picture Perfect Portraits

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I know it is a little soon to be thinking about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. After all we are now just preparing for Valentine’s Day. But I have a wonderful idea for a gift that will be sure to … Continue reading


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Go Tigers! Go Ducks!

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Nowadays the rage of support for your college or home team is at its peak. With the recent bowl games welcoming 2011, we see our babies and toddlers decked out in the colors and logos everywhere. The BCS National Championship … Continue reading


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No more little brothers and sisters sitting on the sidelines watching the game. Now they are the game players, thanks to the growing concern for fitness in America. Kindergartners now are allowed into soccer leagues, martial arts studios and T-Ball … Continue reading


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Get that Lamp a New Hat!

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Sometimes when you feel an update on décor is due it is fun to give your lamps a new shade. Interesting shapes and sizes will shed light on the subject with a new twist. The options are fabulous from feathers, … Continue reading


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They were earth tones, autumn colors, citrus colors, jewel tones, and primaries amongst many others. We went from maroon to wine to burgundy by tweaking the shade and modernizing the lingo. These were the trends gone by. It takes approximately … Continue reading


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Just the Two of You

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JUST THE TWO OF YOU The best day of the week is the day I spend with my grandson Max, just the two of us. We go to museums, play tennis, bowl and sometimes just stay at home to play … Continue reading


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Now your baby’s room is occupied.  It is just what you wanted with all the beautiful furniture, the fabulous bedding and window treatments, rugs to match and all the tiny clothes are hanging in the closet and folded neatly in … Continue reading


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