Home Decor, Long and Low Decorating Ideas

Last week I got a request from one of my BFFs to help her decorate a new trough/box she bought I had no idea what she wanted and figured it might be best if we went shopping…to my surprise when I arrived at her house, she had already been shopping… Her kitchen island was arranged … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Citrus Explosion!

The best part of winter to me is fresh citrus, especially big juicy grapefruit     This was a gloomy winter week, so I loaded up the table with an explosion of citrus for a weekend dinner party       I have a lot of things in sets of 2 and 4 so for … Continue reading

Home Decor, Things to do in October

Prayers to all in harm’s way from Hurricane Matthew…   It seems like everyone is wondering, “Where did September go?” Here are fast ways to bring autumn into your home and fun things to do in October Make a statement with a simple pumpkin stack     Outside or Inside     Make a decoration … Continue reading

Creations, Oscar Night Table Runner

Are you planning to watch the Oscars this year? I haven’t seen any of the movies, but I think it’s still fun to do a little something special There’s still plenty of time to create a little ambiance All you need is an idea and some freezer paper and maybe a rough sketch of your … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Love equals “A Nice “Pearing”

Do you ever buy something just because you love it, but you don’t really have anything to go with it? I bought this green and gray Ikat runner a while ago just because I fell in love…It was folded away for a while, patiently waiting for me to put it to use…I  “played” with it, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mixing Old and New

Cuisine Kathleen  issued a tablescape challenge using wedding china.  She said it didn’t have to be our wedding china, and even said it could be some that you inherited or even recently bought for yourself… Originally I was going to use all traditional things, a white tablecloth, my white wedding china, traditional candlesticks and silverware…yawn… … Continue reading

Creations, Fun with Fabric

I got carried away in the fabric store recently when I was looking for something to make new pillow covers for the master bedroom. All the cute seasonal stuff was in the front of the store, on sale, and it was hard to resist looking… I knew immediately that I wanted the French text print, … Continue reading

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