I’ve had this tiered server for many a year. I don’t even know how long, but more than ten, I’m sure. It’s become boring to me after having it this long, so I decided to add a bit of pizazz by replacing the plates with these colorful ones from Wal-Mart. An easy and inexpensive update … Continue reading Adding Life to Something Old
I lit my first candle of the fall season, today. “Dragon’s Breath, Bewitchingly Scented Candle”, is the description on the label. It’s a lovely scent of dragon’s breath… or something quite similar. 😉 Candles are a great way to add to the ambiance of any room; kitchen, living room, bedroom, bath. Who doesn’t love to … Continue reading Dragon’s Breath
It’s interesting to discover what people splurge on. We all have our reasons and justifications for spending on the things we do. I’ve found it to be a very personal subject, one that is intertwined with who we are and what motivates us. My family, from when I was a child, chose to splurge on … Continue reading What Do You Splurge On?
My favorite time of year has arrived! These warm fall colors bring comfort to my world. Happy Fall Equinox! A casual fall tablescape. A sunflower pillow adding softness to a fireplace hearth. Dressing up a front door with tartan ribbon, pinecones and fall leaves. Autumn flowers in a vase that looks Italian, but came from … Continue reading Happy Fall Equinox!
ColorSnap is an extremely useful app that can be used to find the perfect paint color for our walls, furniture or anything else we wish to paint. Sherwin-Williams created this app and has made improvements, through updates, which makes it a very practical tool when trying to decorate our spaces. I uploaded these photos and … Continue reading ColorSnap
My neck of the woods is full of artists! As I was thinking about who I knew that I could blog about with creative talent, I was pleasantly surprised that my list just keeps getting longer and longer. I’m spotlighting Jeff McCandless who owns McCandless Custom Woodworks. He’s a master woodworker. He has been working … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: McCandless Custom Woodworks, Jeff McCandless, Artist
I once visited The Palace of Versailles in France. It’s pretty fabulous. If you are a history buff, an architecture guru, a landscaping master, or a design enthusiast, put it on your bucket list. The design elements of Versailles can actually be brought into our own homes in small doses. If you love crystal chandeliers, … Continue reading It’s a French Thing