Antiquing with Friends and Fellow Bloggers and the Giveaway Winners


Happy Friday!!!…Hope you all have a wonderful weekend planned… As for me . . . I have a house filled with great guests. The guest rooms are fluffed . . . ~ ~ and welcome goodies in place. Kim of Savvy Southern Style and Mary Alice of Chateau Chic are visiting me . . . […]

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Dancing the “furniture shuffle” in the Sunroom

I have been doing my special dance lately . . . “the furniture shuffle” . . . ~ ~ and that includes accessories too. I purchased some new lamps for my bedroom . . . ~ ~ so where did the previous lamps go? . . . Well, I thought the booth . . . […]

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2014 Fall Front Porch and A Fall Porch Link Party

2014 Fall Porch

HAPPY FALL Y’ALL !!!! Fall is my very favorite time to decorate my front porch . . . I think it is because I can decorate with the beautiful mums and pumpkins of the season. Welcome to my home and porch dressed for Fall!! Double doors flanked by ivy topiaries and “double wreaths” welcome you.

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Sneaky Peekies of a Bedroom Makeover and Farmer’s Market Love

Master bedroom

No…it is not my granddaughter’s space…still working on it . . .a slow process. It is “MY” bedroom . . . ~ ~ while in Atlanta for the Haven Conference, Kim and I went to Pottery Barn . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ no surprise on that! I found bedding that was on super […]

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The Fabulous DIY Wood Pallet Projects Book and a Giveaway!


When I first started blogging, I met the awesome Karah from The Space Between . . . Karah is as wonderful as her projects. I have always been in awe of the things that she creates and renovates . . . ~ ~ and recently restoring her home in Key West, Florida. Yes, in Paradise… […]

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Plate Inspired Fall Mantel


The last area to “fallify” was the mantel . . . ~ ~ however I did not want to add much fall foliage . . . just a simple vignette . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ to include the warm colors of Fall. A bit of a departure from a past Fall Mantel. I […]

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Adding to and Starting a New Collection


I need to call the hot-line for “antiques anonymous” . . . ~ ~ seriously, I need to seek a cure from this affliction. Or do I want to be cured???? I downsize a collection . . . and then what do I do??? . . . start another!! ~ ~ or should I say […]

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How to Make a Pumpkin Topiary

Sunroom Fall Vignette

In my last post, I revealed a “sneak peek” of some ceramic pumpkins . . . ~ ~ that I bought on clearance at the Pottery Barn Outlet. I found a pair of wooden candlesticks that I have had since the 70’s . . . yes the 70’s. I covet them as I saved and […]

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Rainy Days and Mondays {A Country French Hutch/Armoire}


As the rains come down today, I do not feel so bad working in the garage on a project. The opportunity arose to purchase a French Country hutch/armoire from a neighbor. . . ~ ~ that had moved months ago. I had purchased a few furniture pieces from her prior to her move . . […]

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Pumpkins and Cheetah


What goes well with pumpkins….well Cheetah of course! On a trip to Pottery Barn I saw their new Fall line of pillows which included their “Cheetah” pillow cover. I thought that this would be a great addition to my chair in the great room.

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