How Houseplants Can Enhance Your Decor

I have always loved plants in my home.

The feeling of bringing the outside in, is not only just pleasing to the eye,

but very healthy too,  as they actually can clean the air!

When others need pet sitters when they travel,

I need plant sitters! I have many!

When watering plants the other week before leaving on a trip,

I realized how houseplants can enhance your decor. It truly does mine.

I love the color and texture that they add.

Let’s start in the foyer.

Foyer-French Buffet-Housepitality Designs

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Do You Love All-American Decorating and Timeless Style? – A Giveaway

Do you love All-American decorating and timeless style like I do? Then you would love this book that I featured in my last post of my High Low Project inspired by this “Beautiful” book. Love the style of Mark D. Sikes so much that I want to share it with you. I decided to purchase […]

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A Vignette Inspired By A Beautiful Book, My High-Low Project

I love beautiful home decor books. I came across this book, “Beautiful” by Mark D. Sikes while reading a review on it by the lovely ladies of Design Chic. I ordered this book right away and was totally immersed in the magnificent rooms and decor featured in his  book. While reading this book, I  came […]

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Vignettes Tell A Story and A Winner

Do your vignettes tell a story? Mine always seem like they do.  Whenever I gather things to place on a table or a surface/area I am styling, I think of each piece and the story behind it. Whether it be a memory of a friend, a place that I traveled to, or a shopping experience […]

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French Door Love. What Were We Thinking?

As my hubby and I pour over house plans with one in particular, we discovered that we definitely are not only downsizing in square footage, but downsizing in the amount of windows and french doors. We have French door love. What were we thinking? Yes, what were we thinking when we installed 7 sets of […]

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Another Favorite Shop and a Winner

As I go about the house, cleaning closets, donating or tossing things that I no longer need or want, I think about how I want to decorate the home, the home that we are planning to build, the downsized home. I want a lighter feel for the house as it will be smaller. 1,500 square […]

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Upstyled Home Outdoors and a Giveaway

Hello everyone! You are in for a treat today as I am happy to share with you, Matthew Mead’s new publication (by Country Sampler), ” Upstyled Home Outdoors” As soon as I received this issue in the mail from Matthew, I could not wait to sit down and browse through the many articles of beautiful […]

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A Mother’s Day Letter, A Tribute to My Mom with Balsam Hill

Years ago, as Mother’s Day was approaching, I was thinking about my Grandmother . . . my mother’s mother. I never met her. She passed away when my mom was just 16 years old. I have always dreamed about how it would be like, to have spent time with her, to have her tell me […]

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Paris in Bloom, A Giveaway

I shall never forget my wonderful trip to the beautiful country of France. I traveled there for the very first time, with friends and bloggers for an exciting adventure, of sightseeing,  shopping the Brocantes and many fabulous shops, that were mainly in the Normandy area. I so hope to return soon, to that country of […]

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A Most Charming Shop of Vintage and All Things Beautiful

This past weekend I traveled to Richmond, Virginia where my hubby had a tournament. Yes, tis the season and let the games begin! I had the over the moon pleasure of meeting up with a fellow blogger friend, Lisa of Celebrate Creativity. Many of you may already know Lisa. Lisa with such  amazing talent in […]

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