I LOVE OLD HOUSES. love them with all my heart. and when I am scoping out homes online, my head is always turned when I see a beautiful old home. The character, the charm, the history…and the quality of workmanship are difficult if not impossible to replicate on todays budgets. are old houses easy? no… Read More MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE BUCKET LIST
I am not blessed with a GREEN THUMB. I can look at a dilapidated house, with rotting floors and sagging walls…and see POTENTIAL. I can visualize the path to beauty! But give me a yard full of weeds and overgrowth and poison ivy and trees and all I see is – overgrowth, weeds and poison… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – DINING ROOMS AND EXTERIOR SPACES
THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – is the GIFT that keeps on giving!!! Room after room of inspiration…I have LOVED going through each one. I must have lived under a rock for the past year..when I took a step back from blogging…I missed this big wave of GREEN…I am seeing it…AND LOVING IT…all over the place! WHAT… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE KITCHENS
THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANTS DO NOT DISAPPOINT!!! Today I am super duper TGIF excited to share with you my favorite ORC Bathroom makeovers. I gotta say – I have been so inspired by ALL of the makeovers – 254 I think – each and every one shows vision and originality…which is SO refreshing… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FANTASTIC BATHROOM MAKEOVERS!
WOW- is all I can say! The One Room Challenge proves that a hard deadline (6 weeks) and a lot of inspiration – can work nothing short of miracles…I have been working my way through the Guest Participants posts and every time I think I have seen THE ONE, the room that blows my mind… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – BEDROOM TRANSFORMATIONS!!!
As I gathered photos and composed this post – two things became abundantly clear – In the SPRING 2017 ONE ROOM CHALLENGE LIVING ROOMS 1. COLOR is alive and kicking… 2. Living rooms are an opportunity to show who YOU are!!!! The One Room Challenge Guest Participants outdid themselves this Spring!!! I am in awe….like… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE LIVING ROOMS
One of my very first decorating books was “ROOM FOR CHILDREN” by Susanna Salk. I love CHILDREN’S ROOMS and I LOVED redecorating and making over my own kids rooms over the years…Phoebe’s room was like my decorating playground!!! HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE CHILDREN’S ROOMS FROM THE SPRING 2017 ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANTS… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE CHILDREN’S ROOMS
QUESTION – WHAT IS THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE? – ANSWER – The ONE ROOM CHALLENGE currently in its 11th season, is a bi-annual event, Started by the wonderful LINDA at CALLING IT HOME. 20 TOP Designers Take ONE ROOM and work their magic! . Close to 200 Guest Participants also play along and they ALL design, decorate,… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 6 – THE BIG REVEAL! BASEMENT FAMILY ROOM!
HOW IS IT POSSIBLE THAT WE HAVE JUST ONE WEEK LEFT!!! I am so happy you stopped by to see what I have been up to..it this was not “virtual” I would offer you a cup of coffee – or a glass of wine – sometimes I think about how awesome it would be if… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 5 – MY 5 FAVORITE ACCESSORIES !
ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 4 UPDATE Lets take stock of WHAT IS DONE – IF YOU WOULD LIKE A RE-CAP, VISIT WEEK 1, 2, 3 FURNITURE – (2 SOFAS, 3 CHAIRS, 1- CONSOLE, 1- SOFA TABLE, 1 COFFEE TABLE, 3 END TABLES AND 2 OTTOMANS) – ARE PURCHASED AND/OR ORDERED – check THE RUG IS… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 4 – NOTE TO SELF – IF YOU SEE IT – BUY IT!