Refinish a Vintage Door on a Budget

Refinish a Vintage Front Door

You can refinish a vintage front door on a budget.  This DIY front door makeover on a budget will enhance your home’s curb appeal. Our most popular posts on front entries are found here:  Fall on the Front Porch  Front Doors of King Lane – Inspiration for Personal Expression I love the look of vintage

Southern Summer Landscaping

Simple Summer Pleasures – Outdoor Swings

There are two things on my mind today. Maybe there are additional thoughts floating around, possibly, we can only hope. But, these two are entrenched front and center. First, I’ve succumbed to a complete acceptance that summer travels at warped speed. I get it. I’m powerless to change it. I accept and surrender to your

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

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

White Pumpkins and Succulents for Fall Decor

Fall Decor Ideas for the Front Porch

Updated on August 24, 2019 You remember from an earlier post Updating your Front Porch, the door is now washed with my favorite color, coral. With the change of season, I’ve made a few tweaks, that I think look great with the new door color. Here are my Fall Decor Ideas for the Front Porch .

Lake Home ~ Restyling a Great Room with a View

When you live on the corner of Paradise and Heron, the visual expectations for the dramatic are amplified! My dear friends, and lifelong King Lane Gang members, Rob and Pam reside at that very poetic locale; it profusely exceeds the presumption. When she requested I drive to their Minnesota Lake home to help style her large

Strolling Through a Master’s Garden

You know how I make no claims to be good in the kitchen? Well, I’m only slightly above novice in the flower garden. Yeah, I manage pretty well with pots and planters. But with the larger grounds and beds and stuff,  I’m still a beginner type! Still, just like I thoroughly enjoy a well prepared

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