Dundee Marmalade Jar Vignette and an Ironstone Scalloped Bowl

Hope you all are making wonderful plans for the upcoming holiday weekend.

My hubby has a tournament and we have friends staying the weekend with us . . .

~ ~ so looking forward to a very busy and fun weekend.

Today, I wanted to show you something that I found while traveling with my hubby . . .

~ ~ in Huntington, West Virginia.

Huntington, a great town . . . that many of you have come to know, from the movie . . .

~ ~ “We Are Marshall” . . . if you have not seen this, it is a must to see with a box of Kleenex.

Ironstone Scalloped Bowl

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Great Antiquing Finds {Ironstone Vignette}


Well, we did it again . . . ~ ~ as I said previously, I am going to name our antiquing adventures . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ or create a handbook, “How to Find Great Antiques if You Love to Drive” Yes, the driving guide, as the prerequisite is that you have to […]

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A Rusty, Crusty Schwinn


Last week while I was traveling with my hubby . . . ~ ~ I had the great opportunity to go antique shopping with Mary Alice. It is always an adventure . . . do we shop local? . . . . Oh no, it is much more fun to travel. ~ ~ This time […]

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How I Created Fall Inspired Indoor and Outdoor Decor

Fall Porch

I am in a “Fallsum” (In between Summer and Fall) state of mind. Looking back on my Fall creations both indoors and outdoors. From my table vignettes:

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Summer/Fall Fruit and Sunflower Table Centerpiece


Summer is going by so quickly . . . many students have already returned to school . . . ~ ~ and Labor Day is just around the corner. Lately, I have been in a “sunflower state of mind” . . . ~ ~ a flower that I feel can be used for summer and […]

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The Lovely “Spring” and “Autumn”


When I first started following The 2 Seasons. . . ~ ~ the beautiful mother/daughter team referred to themselves as “Spring” and “Autumn” . . . Then they decided to use their real names, Jordan (Spring) and Janette (Autumn). I love their wonderful blog. . . ~ ~ they share their great DIY projects, world-wide […]

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Lavender Love


A few weeks ago, I presented my great ironstone finds. I found four salad plates and bowls and later discovered that they matched a tureen I found . . . ~ ~ at another antique shop! I placed these plates and bowls in an antique tool caddy . . . ~ ~ then placed that […]

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Sunflower Inspired Decor


The other day, I was “on the hunt” for a new pillow for the great room. I really did not have anything in mind . . . other than it had to coordinate with a gold throw. The pillow is crewel work of a pretty gold and brown flower . . . ~ ~ it […]

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A Vintage Thomasville Desk Makeover


Do you ever yell, “S T O P” , while driving with your hubby . . . ~ ~ when you see an antique shop or a “sale along the road” ? I do, and I must curb my enthusiasm, as I many times cause him to panic. While driving through some back roads in […]

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Southern Living 2014 Idea House Tour, It’s a Wrap


So on the the final part of the Southern Living House Tour . . . ~ ~ we will move on to the bedrooms and other details of the home. . . ~ ~ ~ ~ and the beauty of Palmetto Bluff. When you enter the Master Suite . . . you immediately feel a […]

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