Our deck has gone through several transformations over the years. When we bought the house 20 years ago, the back yard featured a dilapidated deck structure with only one level, broken boards on the skirt, and wisteria gone wild climbing over Continue reading Deck Railing Refresh – What a Difference!
Thanksgiving is the holiday that is centered around the food, at least at our house, so I like a nice table set to show it off. There’s no shortage of ideas floating around the internet, images on Instagram, Pinterest, and Continue reading Your Thanksgiving Table
Today, I want to share a simple but powerful idea. It’s one of those, “Why didn’t I think of that,” moments. A clear vase, a sprig of rosemary and a few clear or colored pebbles and voila! If you have Continue reading Wednesday’s Windows
Earlier this week, I revealed our new, improved, and brighter living room here. So today I’d like to continue down the hall – even though it’s not finished quite yet. Here’s the famous paper bag wall that I mentioned. I Continue reading Lighten Up – And Now For The Hall
Recently Sharon McCormick of Sharon McCormick Designs, LLC summed up her style in three words, here. She contends that if you analyze your pins on Pinterest you should get a pretty good idea of your style. What a neat idea! Continue reading What’s Your Design Style?
The ‘bones’ of our deck refresh have been done for awhile now, but I just couldn’t get it styled to my liking. I played with this and that, but I just wasn’t happy. I’m not sure I still am completely Continue reading Our Deck Tour – Part 1
I happened upon the cutest little shop last weekend. It opened only two weeks ago, and already it was crowded with shoppers. All the vignettes were styled to perfection, inviting you deeper into the store and begging you to stop Continue reading Fabulous Finds
Not to long ago I wrote about Pottery Barn’s new campaign – The Collected Home. There’s lots of inspiration to get you headed for spring in their catalog and in their stores. I just love all of the indigo blues Continue reading Globally Inspired Home Part 2 – Make It Yours
Are you on the hunt for that perfect centerpiece? If you live in the US you are well aware that Thanksgiving is almost here. You might already have something in mind for the center of that special table. I have Continue reading Your Thanksgiving Table – The Centerpiece
As some of you may know, we recently visited friends in the San Diego area. They have a gorgeous newly remodeled home, Let’s take a tour. Today we’ll visit the outside. Southern California is known for its wonderful year round Continue reading Home Tour