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!
I AM STARTING A NEW MONTHLY FEATURE!!! THE FIRST FRIDAY GIVEAWAY! On the FIRST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH I will have a Giveaway. Readers will have until Midnight on Sunday to ENTER and the winner or WINNERS will be selected by RANDOM.org and announced on My Old Country House’s Monday Mornings Blog Post!!!! THIS MONTH –… Read More NEW MONTHLY FEATURE – THE “FIRST FRIDAY” GIVEAWAY!
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
LAST WEEK I SHARED SOME iPhone PHOTOS OF MY TOUR OF THE 2015 SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE I fell in love with the “STEAMED MILK” which is the wall color of 75% of the house…beginning with the entryway: LETS TAKE A LOOK AT MORE OF THE DOWNSTAIRS!!! THIS HOUSE FLOWS SO NATURALLY, EVERYTHING MAKES SENSE… Read More 2015 SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE TOUR – PART 2
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
…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
I am so excited to share this with you that I am doing this blog post LIVE from my iphone! I have loved watching Andy Cohen and his “WATCH WHAT HAPPEN’S LIVE” BRAVO show for years. I didn’t think I could love him any more and then he introduced us to his new Rescue dog –… Read More MAZEL OF MY DAY! ANDY COHEN AND THE WACHA PORTRAIT!
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
Spring arrived and then…it snowed…again… Yesterday the kids had another March snow day and I took a day off from the Master Bathroom Makeover…Now I will get back to the floor… I have broken the Master Bathroom Flooring Project into 3 parts – 1. PREP DONE! 2. TILE INSTALLATION starts today… 3. TILE FINISHING I… Read More MASTER BATHROOM MAKEOVER – PART 2 – THE FLOOR