Monday, August 3, 2015

White Kitchen Design...The Intense Debate

Sitting at the kitchen island and drinking coffee while on my laptop this morning I took a few shots of my kitchen. This shot is looking into the family room with a trio of old stained glass windows that have been in my possession for a number of years now. It would be hard to find those these days, and they were all inexpensive...in fact one was found in a dumpster! I love my white kitchen, really I do. There has been a debate around here for the last couple of weeks and I'll explain why...

Friday, July 31, 2015

Simple Summer Eating...Inspired By France

It's been so hot outside that all I want to do is to stay in the air conditioning and not leave the house. Of course that's not possible and when I was out doing pre~weekend errands today I made a quick stop at...

Monday, July 27, 2015

Wrapping Up July...In Blue

Where has July gone? As I sit here and write this at our beach home on a rainy Sunday evening I'm thinking that the summer is slipping away and yet I am totally looking forward to some exciting projects

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday Sharing...Where I'm Working

I don't normally share on Saturday but had a couple of exciting things to chat about today! I'm up here at the beach house and it's been raining cats and dogs, so had a few minutes to

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Carving and Craving A Quiet Spot

Sometimes you just crave a quiet spot to reflect in this hectic world, and although we humans are (generally speaking) social animals it's important to have some alone time. It can be just a corner...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Using Bottles For Flowers...The Power Of Multiples In Display

If you love flowers as I do then you might need to have some more great ways to display them...right? Talking today about using something that is often tossed aside and/or recycled and I'll give you some tips about how to use the common bottle in your home for flowers...

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Simple Summer Table With A Seashell Candle DIY

Everything looks better by candlelight as it casts such a warm and inviting glow. I had some time to play before setting the table for a dinner party this weekend and knew that I wanted to use plenty of candles and give it a decidedly summer theme. With no market florals in the house and seashells sitting in a basket I had an idea pop into my head...so read on and there will be a tutorial for you as well...

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Color By Throw

You know how just adding one thing like a scarf can really change out the entire look of your outfit? That's one of my favorite ways to dress in both my personal style and home. This past weekend you might have just found me...