Decorating is not brain surgery…but it is also NOT always easy. All the choices…money being spent…possible directions to go. When at a loss…or floundering…or when decisional paralysis has set in…pause…take a deep breath and ask yourself…one question… What is my favorite color? This can be a good starting place. then go to Pinterest, or Houzz, House… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – DECORATING WITH POPS OF PINK
“Maybe one day you will go to COLLEGE HERE!!!!” I WOULD SAY… ” WHAT IS COLLEGE?” THEY would ask..AND RUN OFF AHEAD…before I could even answer. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IT IS STARTING TO HAPPEN….THE CHANGE OF SEASON… YES, THE DAYS STILL HEAT UP…and the leaves are STILL GREEN… ….but the mornings ARE COOLER…..I can feel FALL knocking… Read More FALL IS IN THE AIR – “AUTUMN” COLORS
I LOVE PINK…and even a few years ago it was difficult to find sophisticated pink fabrics and highly unusual to see a utilitarian room like a living room painted pink….of course that is unless you came to my house! All that has changed and lovely new pink rooms and accents pieces and sofas and drapery… Read More PINK IS NOT JUST FOR LITTLE GIRLS!
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
THE KIDS AND I have this thing we do…when we see “a heart” somewhere….accidentally, like in a cloud or a freckle or a cookie that got too ambitious…a rock at the creek… or in the case photo above … when I dropped strawberries on the floor at the beach…we get very excited. And if we have our… Read More RANDOM HEARTS
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?
Much of my inspiration is just outside my door… I WILL NEVER TIRE OF SEEING THESE GUYS…ON MY WALKS…pulling into the driveway…putting out the trash…they make me smile…and they give me untold INSPIRATION THANKS GUYS! APRIL IS AVAILABLE ON UGALLERY
THERE ARE 7 WEEKS and change left until my firstborn son graduates High School. He will be in very good company…at his school, in our town, around the country, and the world…my niece graduates this year as well…but this boy is the one I live with, the child I have raised and this boy is… Read More GETTING PERSONAL – 7 WEEKS LEFT UNTIL GRADUATION
…VERY VERY SOON – right in my own back yard…hidden by a giant Magnolia! JUST imagine my sheer delight when I very first rounded the corner and discovered THIS! Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my… Read More HAPPY EASTER – HAPPY SPRING
I am A LINKING PARTICIPANT!! #oneroomchallenge THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE was conceived and is coordinated by 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… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE LINK PARTICIPANT AND WE SAY GOODBYE TO THE NAVY AND PINK TEEN GIRL ROOM