Recently I was giving color advice to a young friend… …..she and her boyfriend have just purchased their first home and are nesting. She showed me her LIVING ROOM color…a beautiful Benjamin Moore color called.. Unfamiliar territory…so far……IN MY OWN HOME I have not used many “earth tones” …I have steered clear of them as… Read More THE NEW PACK OF CAMELS
This post was originally posted 4 years ago TODAY. It popped up on my Facebook, you know how they do that? It is as if THEY KNEW what I was thinking! Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The DIY School Desk Island has transformed our kitchen…just one problem…….The kids kept dragging the big ole Dining Room chairs in to… Read More DIPPED STOOLS AND TIMELESS STYLE
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!
WHAT IS THE PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR???? “A symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude. OR – WE COULD JUST WANT TO GO BACK TO 1994!!!!! For the first time Pantone introduces two shades, Rose… Read More 2016 PANTONE COLOR (S) OF THE YEAR – SERENITY AND ROSE QUARTZ
THE 2015 SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE, DECORATED BY BUNNY WILLIAM’S, “Your home should be the most comfortable place you can imagine,” says Bunny Williams. And beautiful, of course. THE 2015 Idea House WAS designed by Rosney Co. Architects of Charlottesville and set in the nine-year-old, 2,300-acre conservation community of Bundoran Farm and closed it’s doors this… Read More 2015 SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE – KIDS ROOMS
FOR THE LAST 6 MONTHS OUR SWEET TOWN OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA HAS PLAYED HOST TO THE 2015 SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA-HOUSE DECORATED BY QUEEN OF DECORATING HERSELF, BUNNY WILLIAMS, THIS AMAZING HOUSE HAS BEEN HOST TO THOUSANDS OF VISITORS!!! THIS PAST WEEKEND, I VISITED THE HOUSE ON IT’S FINAL DAY WITH MY BROTHER AND SISTER IN… Read More MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE EVE-HOLIDAY IDEA HOUSE PHOTOS!
LEFTOVER LUXURIES Leftover Luxuries is the brain child of a friend of mine, an interior designer, who saw a need…and filled it. “Leftover Luxuries bi-annual, pop-up sale events are held in select cities and provides an opportunity for you to put cash in your pocket while creating an upscale retail atmosphere for new purchases. Each… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – PART 2 – LEFTOVER LUXURIES
We are returning today from our Outer Banks Spring Break Vacation – it was total BLISS – the week was heavenly – lots of BEACH and Board games, card games and sunsets ! – 3 meals together for 7 days…a total luxury…and enough to refill my tank for the homestretch that lies ahead…. Here are… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – HIDE THE TV – 10 SOLUTIONS
9 ways to bring some pink into your home/life How to bring this punchy shade home. Read Story
I AM SURE THERE IS PROBABLY A PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND WHY WE ARE DRAWN TO ONE COLOR OVER ANOTHER… …..I DON’T KNOW…BUT I HAVE FOREVER BEEN… DRAWN TO MINT AS FAR AS COLORS GO….MINT IS HAVING A VERY GOOD YEAR AND THIS TIME EACH YEAR I START TO GET THAT “ITCH FOR MORE MINT”..IN FACT… LAST… Read More MAD ABOUT MINT – CHAPTER 2