DECORATING MAGAZINES One of my favorite guilty pleasures IS my LOVE of DECORATING magazine! When I did the big purge to get the house ready to sell…I had to come to terms with my MAGAZINE hoarding problem. I had hundreds AND HUNDREDS of issues of magazines… …my favorites are HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, HOUSE AND HOME, LIVING… Read More MY FAVORITE DECORATING MAGAZINES
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!
w e l c o m e t o I have never taken a professional decorating course. But I have been “a student of decorating” since I was a very little girl. I would always wonder…”Why does this persons house look so much better than that persons’ house?” and I came to the conclusion… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANT – WEEK THREE – MY LAMP OBSESSION
CAN YOU guess what the most popular color is? Now, I come by this “statistic” not scientifically – but by combing my STATS page …and THIS COLOR is googled and looked at more on PINTEREST than any other color… IS IT GRAY? NOPE? IS IT WHITE? CLOSE..YOU DO LOVE WHITE, BUT THIS IS NOT THE MOST… Read More GUESS WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR COLOR…?
TODAY, April 12, is the Anniversary of when we moved into this house – 13 years ago… with a 3, 5 and 7 year old!!! A lifetime ago…sigh…. Things are Rolling here. Busy busy am I!!!! When I write it all down it seems so easy and carefree…but hours and hours have gone into each… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANT- WEEK TWO
SPRING AND PASTELS kind of go hand – in – hand, though by no means are PASTELS JUST a SPRING thing!!!
It never ceases to amaze me how MUCH the simple re-arranging of furniture can inject a little bit of HAPPY into your day! for years….I have wanted to do the “2 identical sofas facing each other” thing in our living room…but there were a few barriers. ONE – I did not have two identical sofas
Drive around house hunting and you will quickly see that an eye catcher and often a BIG game changer- at least in Curb Appeal – is the FRONT DOOR. I do love a beautiful wooden front door… [wpfp-link]
It’s official. The PANTONE ” 2017 color fo the year” is GREENERY. KIND OF A GRASSY GREENY BRIGHT HAPPY GREEN. Given the “climate” of change…this color makes perfect sense to me. I am not a BIG green person but I have had touches of green in every home I have ever lived in. HERE ARE… Read More 2017 PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR – GREENERY