I GOT MY NEW CHAIRS!!! Something this insignificant in the big scheme of things should not make me THIS HAPPY – BUT they DO! IT has been tough for a Decorator and Color obsessed person such as myself to abstain from buying things for the house…or making even the slightest change while the house is… Read More MY NEW PINK CHAIRS – NATE BERKUS FOR TARGET
HAVE YOU SEEN THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL? THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL IS ON NEWS-STANDS AND IN MAILBOXES EVERYWHERE! WHEN I saw this issue at the Grocery store…I had to buy it on the spot (even though I SOMEHOW HAVE TWO subscriptions to House Beautiful!!) . BUT, I could not wait to… Read More DO YOUR OWN THING – HOUSE BEAUTIFUL – KATIE UKROPS -AND PINK!
THE COLOR PINK IS ENJOYING A BIT OF A POPULARITY EXPLOSION RIGHT NOW. MAKES NO DIFFERENCE TO ME…I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED PINK AND I WILL ALWAYS HAVE IT IN MY HOME, EVEN IF IT IS “OUT”!!
7 YEARS AGO When I painted my dining room which then became my LIVING ROOM P I N K
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
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
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!
…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 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