Author: Vicki Payne

Brighten Your Home for Spring

Hello Everybody, I am getting excited about this spring weather!  This seems to be the longest winter I have experienced since I moved to North Carolina 15 years ago. I know I can hear all of you in the mid-west and northern states saying, “She doesn’t know what winter is all about.”  Well as a Texas gal that moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1969 until 1994, I have first hand knowledge of how cold it can get and while we are much warmer here in the Carolinas it has been a long, wet winter for everyone. This weekend I...

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Gift Show

Hello Everyone! First off thanks for checking the For Your Home website! We have had another successful year here at For Your Home and we wouldn’t be anywhere with out our great fans! The new season has started airing. Check your local listing! We have been working really hard to keep up with our viewers and get as much information about the show and home decorating/ gardening as we can onto the site. Please be sure to stop by the message boards and posts any comment or questions you have for us! We are sailing smoothly into the 2010...

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Wisteria Garden Party Hello Everyone!

Hello Everyone! Take a look at my first blog! I’ve been in love with dishes since my Aunt Louise gave me my first tea set when I was six years old.  I still have it as well as 20 to30 other sets of dishes that I’ve been collecting over the years.  Most are antique sets.  I love knowing that these dishes have graces the tables of generations of families.  I keep that tradition going by using all my dishes as often as possible.  I don’t believe in putting them away and saving them for special occasions. Three years ago...

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A Fall Casual Table Setting

If you want to do some simple fall decorating, consider setting your breakfast table or the less formal dining area in your home. Trust your own taste and style to make a place setting that your find comforting. *Feel free to mismatch dishes or take them from different collections. If you don’t have any around the home check out some discount shops. *A breakfast place setting is decorative and casual. We used a mug with a goblet. *By using the napkin pleated underneath the plates we eliminated the need to iron your linens. This technique allows use of older...

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Susan G. Komen For The Cure

This is the second straight year Susan G. Komen Build for the Cure has partnered with For Your Home with Vicki Payne, PBS’s premier home and garden television show airing nationally on over 702 PBS stations across the country, to build and decorate the Build for the Cure Show Home. The house, located in the Springfield Community in Fort Mill, South Carolina, will help to raise funds for the Charlotte Affiliates of the Susan G. Komen Fund, the largest grassroots initiative for finding a cure for breast cancer. “This was an exciting project for all concerned,” says interior designer...

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Meet Vicki Payne

Vicki Payne is a nationally recognized designer, home improvement, gardening and decorating expert. Each week, for over 15 years, millions of viewers both nationally and internationally have tuned in to watch her popular television show, For Your Home. read more

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