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 other day, I was making some updates to the blog and realized much to my embarrassment – that the photos of the house were super outdated!!! So I went back and UPDATED making a nice fresh new house TOUR and what being Wednesday and all…I thought it the perfect day to share it with… Read More MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE TOUR – 2017 EDITION
I absolutely positively LOVE Mudrooms!!! I COVET mudrooms. When I go into homes that have them, I sit in them and just dream of what it would be like to have a WHOLE ROOM dedicated to keeping everything in ITS PLACE. Yes, we have a “ROOM” AND we definitely have “MUD” but our version is… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – MUDROOMS AND ENTRYWAYS
VISIT MY INSTAGRAM FOR THIS WEEKS GIVEAWAY!!!! There were so many great room transformations in the Spring 2017 ONE ROOM CHALLENGE that I had to break my “Greatest Hits” series into 2 weeks! Of all the categories _ Children’s rooms, Living rooms, Bedrooms,Bathrooms, Exterior spaces, Dining rooms, and Entryways – it has been the LAUNDRY AND UTILITY… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – LAUNDRY AND UTILITY ROOMS
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
I m doing a GIVEAWAY – in memory of Muffin. Thank you so much – truly – from the bottom of my heart – for all the messages of condolences. They have meant so much to me. And have been a huge source of comfort. In Memory of Muffin, I am offering a GIVEAWAY… Read More GIVEAWAY – LOVE MUFFIN
Our sweet dog Muffin died today. Phoebe and I were home and something went very wrong . A seizure maybe. But two hours earlier she had gobbled down a bowl of scrambled eggs I had made her. We made her comfortable and petted her and brushed her and I told her she was my good… Read More Goodbye Sweet Girl – Goodbye
No, you are not seeing things. This is what you might call a “Give a Mouse a cookie situation.” See,this is what happened – for some time now I have pondered the purpose of this blog…whether or not, we sell “My Old Country House” – I have contemplated merging my ART website – with this… Read More CH – CH – CH – CHANGES