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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New Ironstone Finds Vignette


Many of you have seen my great ironstone finds while shopping in Pennsylvania with Mary Alice. I placed two of the tureens on a table in the great room . . . ~ ~ and incorporated the cute vintage chippy stool that I found at Mary Alice’s booth at Rust & Feathers. These photos were […]

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Succulent Garden in Vintage Containers and Tidbits


The past two weeks have been very, very busy for me . . . ~ ~ and this past weekend was no different. . . ~ ~ ~ ~ a local tournament of my hubby’s and 2 sets of company to prepare for. I gathered what little blooms I had on my hydrangea bush and […]

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Southern Living 2014 Idea House, Part Two


Today I present Part Two of the Southern Living 2014 Idea House ~ ~ located in Palmetto Bluff, (Bluffton), South Carolina. Part One of this wonderful house was revealed earlier this week. There was so much to see and take in with this home. I must say that the way the house was built around […]

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