IT BOGGLES MY MIND that it has already been two weeks since the Magazine Photo shoot of my home. The two weeks leading up to the photo shoot were two of the most insane weeks of my LIFE EVER!!!! This is what the countdown looked like JUNE 11. Paint Living Room #1 Benjamin Moore Pink… Read More THE COUNTDOWN TO THE MAGAZINE PHOTO SHOOT
Long before this blog existed, back in 2008 – I painted our living room (then dining room) pink. I had seen an issue of the old DOMINO MAGAZINE that featured a home coincidentally nearby in Richmond which had a pink dining room. I tracked down the color and painted our then dining room – now… Read More THE RETURN OF THE PINK LIVING ROOM
Hello Friends!!! happy Monday! I am quickly typing this on my phone and then I have to dash because The Magazine photo shoot is today!!! They are taking pictures of the whole house!!!But I just had to say hello and tell you that I have missed you all so much!!!!! Tonight – I PROMISE… Read More PINK DOOR AND THE MAGAZINE PHOTO SHOOT TODAY!
My Dad was my #1 FAN. In his memory and in honor of all the GREAT DADS out there (including my husband who is one of the best Dads I know!) I am doing a ONE DAY 50% OFF SALE on all ORIGINAL PAINTINGS at www.leslidevito.com THANKS DADS! WE LOVE YOU! Please follow and like… Read More ONE DAY ONLY – FATHER’S DAY SALE AT LESLIDEVITO.COM
I AM IN MY HAPPY MONDAY PLACE – NEW YORK CITY!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE NEW YORK!!!! ANY chance I can get up here I take it! I moved my son up here this weekend, he has an incredible summer internship – he is a smarty! I am so proud. I took him to his… Read More TEN THINGS TO DO (AND NOT DO) IF YOU FIND A BABY DEER
IF YOU HAVE FOLLOWED THIS BLOG for some time, you know that once a year – I do a Memorial day Post. I invite you to take a moment today to remember and honor in any way that is meaningful to you – the Men and Women who have served in the United States Military, including… Read More CELEBRATING MEMORIAL DAY – TO HONOR AND REMEMBER
The ONE THING that each and every one of us has in common – is that we all have a MOM. Someone, once upon a time carried us inside their bodies and then delivered us to the world. From there – life happened – we grew – sometimes without our Moms – many of us… Read More HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
AT least once a week – I get asked about WHITE PAINT COLORS – White is HOT and Interior and Exterior whites still rule the roost when it comes to choosing paint colors. A few years ago, we painted the exterior of our 140 year old house which had NEVER been painted – not EVER… Read More FARMHOUSE WHITE IS HOT!
NOW AVAILABLE !! I am so excited to announce the release of 10 NEW paintings! All of the paintings are on my website and can be purchased now. and – From Now until MAY 20 – Enter code SPRING to receive 25% off your painting purchase! AND more good news – MORE paintings will be… Read More NEW PAINTINGS ! NOW ON LESLIDEVITO.COM
Prior to putting our house on the market a few years ago, we spent a SOLID month purging – cleaning out every closet, emptying the attic, every surface was relieved of clutter and the rule was “KEEP ONLY WHAT WE USE” . We rented a storage unit for items which we knew we could live… Read More TOP TEN TUESDAY – ON THURSDAY! – THE TEN THINGS I WOULD KEEP!