Turquoise Ginger Jar and Red Tinsel Christmas Tree in Blue and White jar

A Christmas Revelation–The Elegant Little Tree

This post will disclose A Christmas Revelation–The Elegant Little Tree and a surprise confession. Beautiful elegant Christmas trees are the centerpiece of Christmas decor. I’ve shared a post with a step by step video tutorial on how to acheive the look, and links for the products (some of them pricey): Elegant Christmas The Chinoiserie Christmas

White ginger jars with red christmas bow and icy branches

3 Items to Create a Simple Christmas Centerpiece with Everyday Decor Items

Use 3 Items to Create a Simple Christmas Centerpiece with everyday decor items; learn how in this post. We’ve all done it. We’ve fallen in love with a spectaular faux floral Christmas Centerpiece, only to regret it when it comes time to store it away in our limited storage areas. Today we are going to

Green Pagoda with Pink Bottle Brush Tree and Silk Ribbon

Five Elements to Create a Chinoiserie Style Christmas

In this post, I share Five Elements to Create a Chinoiserie Style Christmas. Aren’t we all thankful that we have so many options for Christmas decorating? The traditional reds and greens of Christmas will always be a crowd favorite. Elegant silver and golds have a secured place in the Christmas decorating space. We all will

Blue and White Christmas Ornaments and picks

Easy Ideas for Decorating an Elegant Christmas Tree

In this post I’m sharing ideas for decorating an elegant Christmas tree with ease. Products are linked on my Shop My Home Page Menu. The ideas for themed Christmas trees are almost as endless. Whether you dream of an all white Christmas, or gold and silver, blue and white, or all the colors of the

Lacquered Green Bathroom Vanity and Vintage Light Fixture make a colorful Chinoiserie Style Powder Room

DIY – Small Bathroom Makeover — The Reveal

“Prettify the Privy” is ready for her close up! Finally, the DIY – Small Bathroom Makeover — The Reveal day is here. The powder room is “back in business”, pun intended. If you want to start from the beginning of the Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget, here are the links: Week One Week Two

Mood Board - Colorful Decor Items

DIY – Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

Week Five – Curve Ball Edition The DIY Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget continues with Week Five – Curve Ball Edition. The beautiful ceiling was slated to be completed this week. The bad news: it is not. The good news: We did make contact with the curve ball that is ceiling tile installation. BONUS:

Bright Green Lacquered Cabinet

DIY Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

Week Four – Cabinet Knobs and Light Fixture Our DIY Small Bathroom Makeover on a Budget continues with Week Four- Cabinet Knobs and Light Fixture choice. This has been a productive week for the One Room Challenge sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens . The quest to “Prettify the Privy” has rounded second with a

Lacquered Furniture - Green

Lacquered Furniture Statement – Week Two

Welcome back, friends to the Lacquered Furniture Statement – Week Two of the Prettify the Privy – Makeover. We’re humming along during this One Room Challenge extravaganza that is ponsored by Better Homes and Gardens. If this is your first time on my blog, you can easily catch up by reading week one’s blog post

How to Add Fall Decor to Your Chinoiserie Chic Home

How to Add Fall Decor to Your Chinoiserie Chic Home

We’ve determined my personal design style to be Chinosoutherie, a collision of the bold, colorful, eclectic Chinoiserie aesthetic with the elegant and classic style of the old south. Don’t look for my style in the design books, you will not find it. However, that does not dissuade us. This fall I didn’t back away from

Fresh New Fall Color Ideas for the Home

Fresh New Fall Color Ideas for the Home

Burgundy, pink, fuchsia, turquoise, aqua: these are all top of the mind colors for autumn, no? If not, welcome to my autumn and fall décor ideas for the home. I love the traditional orange, brown, and cream palate of fall décor. But, nature has more to offer, so why not expand our fall color palate?

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