Easy Grocery Store Flowers for the Home

Two Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Home for Summer

I’m not aware of anyone who dreads the arrival of the warmer months (except for maybe those poor allergy sufferers.) Even if you are one of the relatively few who are sad to see  winter end, I’ll bet the first signs of spring like birds chirping, flowers emerging, greening of earth, and warm days put a pep in your step.

Fresh cut flowers

French Inspired Office – Accessories

Not surprising to any of my readers, there has already been several changes in the office. What, has it even been a week yet? I don’t think so, but I’ve never hidden my impulse driven decor brain from anyone.  The major change has to do with this piece. I lived with the screen in the

French Desk Make-Over

My French Inspired Office ~ with a Surprising Secret

I ask you, what does a baby’s nursery, a guest room, and a French Inspired Office have in common? All I can come up with is they all once lived in this six-walled, oddly angled, roughly 14 x 14, smallest room in our home! My firstborn moved into this space when Tom the Great convinced

Simple Easter Centerpiece

Three Darling, Low Budget Tips for Decorating at Easter

Today, I’ll share three ideas for adding Easter décor to your home. I view this as a prelude to full-blown spring decor, a blog I’ll be writing soon. Here’s your four step guide: Tip #1 for Low Budget Decorating at Easter: Set the Dining Table. You already know that the table is my favorite décor playground. Boy, did

Valentine's Day Tablescape

Cupid and Cuddles – Valentine’s Day Table for Two

The only guests joining Tom the Great and I for Valentine’s dinner will be the charming vintage cupids pictured above and below! Although there’s a whole slew of folks we love, and opportunities galore to show love on this day/month of love, for me the most significant moments will be the ones shared between me

Valentine's Day Tablescapce

Easy Cottage Style Table Decoration Ideas for Valentine’s Day

It’s time again, for the cutest little guy and his snappy red accessories! No, not Santa. He’s taken a well deserved rest. Cupid! I suppose if we need a day dedicated to telling the one’s we love how much they mean to us, we might as well have a curly-haired, charming, winged angel directed to

French Revolution Master Bedroom Re-do Part Deux – Christmas Home Tour

  Let’s just put first things first; after 21 years and counting, the ceiling fan in the master bedroom is no longer! Two long years of searching, and just look. whAT. I. FOUND! The center piece, the grand dame, the piece de resistance,  for the French Revolution Master Bedroom, my French chandelier! I have combed

Fall Tablescape Inspiration ~ A Colorful Outdoor Tablescape and an Indoor Table Set with Neutrals

Do it now, friends! I know I’m not the boss of you. But, if I  were, I’d say get your people together and share a meal and some fun outside. You don’t have to be fancy. It’s all about enjoying the beauty of the season with people you love! It can be as simple as

Before and After Master Bedroom Partie Un (Dressed for fall,of course)

To date, the blogs of my home have either been on the main level or outside. Today, we’re headed up the stairs to take a look at the master bedroom. I’ll admit up front, my confidence here is wavering a tad. I’ve been working on the transformation of this space for over a year now.  I’m a big

A Simple, Elegant, Brown and White Fall Tablescape

If I had to choose one word to describe this tablescape it would be simple! Thank goodness, being the girl boss of this blog, I can add elegant, classy, casual, earthy, and painless to the description if I take a notion! With the adjoining living room alive with color, the brown, white and crystal tablescape might be a welcome rest

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