SCIENCE HAS SHOWN THAT THE COLOR YELLOW BRINGS MORE JOY THAN ANY OTHER COLOR. SCIENCE! YELLOW is my husbands favorite color….and yellow is ONE of my favorite colors… and it is DEFINITELY YOUR favorite color. ..at least to when it comes to asking the QUESTION: “WHAT IS THE BEST INTERIOR YELLOW? Every year since 2014… Read More YELLOW MAKES YOU HAPPY
AS YOU MAY KNOW – I JUST GOT MY PINK SOFA. (I promise to post more about how I got my new SOFA etc after the Dog A Day 2019 project wraps up) but I THOUGHT THIS MIGHT BE A GOOD TIME TO SHARE MY : 10 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A SOFA IS A FUN… Read More MY PINK SOFA!!
This post was ORIGINALLY written almost 10 years ago. I confess- it was kind of hard for me to read … that feeling of loss was so tangible back then – and I can feel them well up – even to this day. BUT – it is a part of life, The Teen years –… Read More NO OFFENSE MOM…
DEAR Readers – A reader wrote to me TODAY – asking me about a post I wrote – years ago – and in the process of tracking it down – I stumbled upon myself – 8 years ago – Oh My GOD – I am so glad I have this blog!!!!! – There were so… Read More LITTLE DARLING
SOMETIMES IT TAKES MONTHS OF PLANNING, research, shopping and strategizing to make a room transformation. and SOMETIMES – one relatively small change can make a HUGE DIFFERENCE!!! Such is the case with my NEW/USED Studio Table. I saw THE PERFECT table months ago at the Greenwood Country store but the price was just too high… Read More THE STUDIO TRANFORMED
BY NOW, if you have followed this blog for any length of time – you know that I POST HARDLY EVER BUT I post daily on 3 different instagrams : @leslidevitopaintings @myoldcountryhouse and @leslidevito – which hopefully makes up for it – maybe just a little? Still I miss blogging and YOU like heck! I really… Read More WHAT IS ON THE (HOUSE) HORIZON FOR 2019???
HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2019 IS GOING TO BE AMAZING! ALL MINI PAINTINGS ARE 50% OFF THROUGH JANUARY 4 DOG-A-DAY IS BACK! I will paint a dog each day for the month of February ! I AM NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 2019 DOG-A-DAY PAINTINGS. ALL PAINTINGS WILL BE THE 10 X 10 SIZE AT THE… Read More 2019 IS HERE AND DOG-A-DAY IS BACK!!!
MERRY CHRISTMAS 2018
This is my 8th Christmas with My Old Country House 8 years! Every Christmas for the last 5 years I have shared my wish for Christmas. Not surprising – it is always the same. This will be the last Christmas where I have a child living at home/ So very Much is going to change… Read More ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS
I have never been this behind on Christmas EVER!!! The combination of an ART show that opened December 1st and ALL OF MY pet portrait holiday commissions set me behind and I am SCRAMBLING to make Christmas happen. I KNOW I KNOW – it isn’t about the stuff…and we have dialed back dramatically but… Read More TOP 10 HOLIDAY SHOPPING LIST FOR TEENS AND COLLEGE KIDS