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I was making some updates to the blog and realized much to my embarrassment – that the photos of the house were super outdated!!!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
CHOOSING A SOFA IS A FUN problem to have – BUT OFTEN DAUNTING TASK! HERE ARE 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A SOFA. 1. LOCATION /ROOM SIZE – WHERE IS IT GOING AND WITH WHAT? 2. BUDGET 3. STYLE 4. ARMS 5. SEATS 6. PILLOWS 7. SKIRTED OR VISIBLE LEGS 8.DURABILITY 9. COLOR 10.… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – 10 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A SOFA
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
THERE ARE ABOUT 8 HOURS LEFT..in this year, 2015 YEARS have whole personalities, like people. And when they come to a close and the time to sum them up arrives, some years are easier to put in a nutshell, some are more interesting, busier than others.. some are tornadoes of change and drama …. some are beloved, sweet… Read More A FAREWELL TO 2015 – OH WHAT A YEAR!
THE GRAND FINALE!!! TIME TO REVEAL PHOEBE’S BEDROOM MAKEOVER!! I am A LINKING PARTICIPANT!! #oneroomchallenge VISIT WEEK 1 AND WEEK 2, WEEK 3 AND WEEK 4 AND WEEK 5 WEEK 6 – THE GRAND FINALE Phoebe’s ceilings are being replaced this fall and then her NEW Brass and Porcelain Chandelier (below) will be installed…. …I don’t mind… Read More One Room Challenge – PHOEBE’S GOLD, WHITE AND BLUSH BEDROOM MAKEOVER REVEAL!
I am A LINKING PARTICIPANT!! #oneroomchallenge THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE was conceived and is coordinated by Linda at CALLING IT HOME blog and is a semi-annual event where 20 bloggers, made up of Professional Designers, Diy’ers, and Interior Design Bloggers, transform a room from start to finish. For the next six Wednesday’s, THEY will be giving you updates… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 2 – WHAT HAVE YOU ACCOMPLISHED?
SPRING BREAK – I AM WRITING THIS as I look across at the ocean…nice…. A FEW WEEKS AGO, my neighbor, knowing my YEARS long quest to find a Spindle/Spool Bed alerted me to one she had seen at an Antiques store nearby. I drove to the store TUCKAHOE ANTIQUES…I always LOVE finding these places, just… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – PHOEBE’S SPINDLE BED
I live in a Rural town, just outside of a jewel of a small town just two hours from the Capital of the United States. If you have never driven through Virginia in the Spring…you should at least once. The greens are so blue-green lovely and they wrap themselves around you and make you feel… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – 5 NEW ABSTRACT PAINTINGS
9 ways to bring some pink into your home/life How to bring this punchy shade home. Read Story
Last December, I spied a beautiful small Chandelier and immediately thought it would be perfect for my Bathroom Renovation. But it was not cheap…so I let it go. Fast forward 3 months and I happened to be passing by the same store and was there she was, calling to me from her lonely place… Read More Benjamin Moore Molten Metallics and DRESSING UP THE GOLD CEILING PLATE