Maybe these measuring spoons will inspire me to cook more. Aren’t they lovely? #pier1imports Caprice~Cailin Design Continue reading Who Wants to Cook?
Billie Jo Adams is another artist friend of mine. How did I get so lucky? She started painting about 5 years ago and now has a business called The Craft Shack on Rt. 66. She lives right on Route 66 and has her studio there on her property. Her paintings are fun and full of life. … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: The Craft Shack on Rt. 66, Billie Jo Adams, Artist
Decorating a space can be quite challenging. Every now and then I hit the bullseye the very first time (If only this were always the case!). Sometimes, I’m pretty close to hitting the target of a look I’m going for and then other times, I completely miss the mark. There’s no rhyme or reason to … Continue reading Missing the Mark
I seem to have several friends who are artistic and love to create beauty. I’ll be spotlighting artists, occasionally, to show off their work. My first Artist Spotlight is Nancy Daniels who owns Fancee Nancee Designs. Her work is on canvas and is fabulous. She started Fancee Nancee Designs six years ago and has done … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Fancee Nancee Designs- Nancy Daniels, Artist
I don’t get too hung up on name-brand anything. It’s just not important to me. I like good design, period. My autumn tablescape is a combination of Hobby Lobby, Pier 1, J.C. Penny, Wal-Mart and Dollar General products. Everything was relatively inexpensive except the stemware, which was a gift from a good friend and the … Continue reading Autumn Tablescape
It only took me fourteen years of wracking my brain to determine what to do with my outdated paneled walls in my sunroom. After downloading an app called Paint Tester (GET IT!), I was painting my sunroom the very next day! I didn’t have the funds to sheetrock, but I have discovered that the next … Continue reading Updating a Paneled Wall
Although I wanted desperately to be a mermaid when I was a little girl, spending hours swimming, pretending I actually had a fish tail and, honestly, I do love the soothing aquamarine, turquoise, and bright Caribbean colors; I am anxiously awaiting the fall season. Bring on the cool temps, long shadows and the warm oranges … Continue reading Goodbye Summer…