As I’ve been trying to get our property more aesthetically pleasing, I’ve been in the process of planting a plethora of evergreens. I’m building a coniferous forest around us! I’ve always loved the formal look of the European gardens with their stately evergreens dominating the landscape. Whether it be a 10 foot by 10 foot … Continue reading All Things Green
I found these indoor/outdoor grape 🍇 lights at Big Lots, last weekend, and decided to add them to our patio bakers rack. I’m so pleased with how they look both lit and unlit. They add a little something special to this outdoor area. Yay for Big Lots and yay for inexpensive decor! Adding lights to … Continue reading Grape 🍇 Lights
I’ve wanted a garden fountain for about 15 years now and today my wish came true. Happy Mother’s Day to me! There’s nothing wrong with dreaming because sometimes our dreams really do come true. ✨ Happy decorating. Caprice~Cailin Design Continue reading Garden Fountain
I’ve always loved the British Empire/British Colonial look! As Britain conquered and obtained land throughout the world, traditional English decor was mixed with influences of the area conquered, such as parts of: Asia, Africa, India and the South Pacific Islands. The British Empire style has several identifying elements including: carved dark wood furniture, desks and … Continue reading Adding a British Empire Look to Your Home
I’ve been incorporating Dwarf Alberta Spruce trees into my yard for the past year now and just love their shape and size. Dwarf Alberta Spruce are lovely conifers that have soft, lush green needles and remain small for the duration of their life. I am not a fan of anything thorny or unpleasant to touch … Continue reading Dwarf Alberta Spruce!
Some colors just stir something within us. I don’t know the why or what of it, but Turquoise is a color that does this to me! Every time I see a Pinterest pin of a turquoise room, my mind starts brainstorming ways to incorporate it into my home. Turquoise draws me in, as I seem … Continue reading For the Love of Turquoise
I’m blogging today in remembrance of my grandmother, Wilma Bettega, and her love of dishes. These are her Desert Rose dishes in which she set her table with every day! I stole them from my mother’s house to adorn my spring table! Since I decided to use roses in my living room I wanted to … Continue reading Desert Rose Tablescape