#simplefloralfridays

Here we are again Week 4 of #simplefloralfridays I collaborated with Afloral for all my floral needs to create 6-weeks worth of inspiring floral designs. I can’t believe its already week four, the time is flying by. If this is your first time here, welcome, I am so glad to have you. Be sure to…

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An Unexpected Addition…………to my Home

I am over the moon excited about this beautiful sideboard we just added to the dining room. An unexpected addition……..to our home, ha ha, gifted to me by my sweet daughter and son-in-law. Does she know my style better than I do, I don’t know, but this piece took my dining room to the next…

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Painting an Island Top-Faux Marble

Popping in today to share a really special makeover. I have had this Kitchen Island for just about as long as we have been in this house, so twentyish years. It weighs a ton, and is rock solid, it was white for 19 of those years. It was covered with a funky kind of paint/plastic…

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Mixing Styles for a Fresh Take

Hello sweet friends, I thought I would pop in quickly and share a little room refresh, and I do mean little. I recently fell back in love with all things Bohemian. You see, I lived back in the 70’s, so these macrame wall hangings and plant hangers are something old that is back in style…

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#crazymirrorlove

Am I alone with this #crazymirrorlove I have!!! I have been collecting mirrors, mostly vintage for as long as I can remember, 30 plus years. Even my husband, who knows I have piles of them, sees one and says “hey, heres a pretty mirror, do you want it?” I don’t know how, but I always…

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A Little Bedroom Refresh-Phase One

Okay, if you have been around my Instagram at all lately, then you already know that I was working in my bedroom for a couple of months, giving it a bit of a Facelift, actually just adding in all the pretty things. Last fall I painted my bedroom white, though I still have that gray…

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Painted Furniture Issues and how I fixed it.

I have this round oak table, that we picked up about three summers ago for $50. it had seen some better days, I think maybe it spent the last 10 years or so of its life stored in a basement or garage, it was rough. I painted the table white awhile back with chalk paint,…

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Some Pretty New Bedding

Every year as the weather changes and the temperature rises outside, sleeping with my big comfy down comforter becomes an issue. I get hot during the night, so I kick it off, then when I get chilled, I find that my duvet is now on the floor at the foot of the bed. The weight…

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My Very First Antique-and how it happened!

This is a story about a girl who had only ever shopped retail, turned Antique Furniture collector. There was a day about thirty years ago, that everything I owned came from the Department Store, its all I knew. If you needed furniture, you went to the furniture store, right? Well little did I know, about…

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