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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Pinning from Instagram

Photo credit: @kelleynan I am not sure if everyone knows how to do this, but it has quickly become one of my absolute favorite pastimes. Laying in bed at night, sitting in the doctors office, watching TV with the hubby ha ha. Pinning pictures from Instagram to your Pinterest Boards. It is so simple, and…

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A Holiday Tour of the Dining Room 2016

So much time is spent in the dining room that I really like to make it a special place to be, during the holiday season, however not over decorated. Though I do enjoy a full and cozy home at the holidays I prefer to restrain myself just a tad bit more in here, than the…

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A Little Refresh in the Dining Room

Though I have loved and enjoyed my grey walls in the dining room, which are Cathedral Stone from Lowes, my eye just seems to want to see white right now. I am defiantly leaning toward lighter, brighter, cooler, icy colors, in the last couple of years. Since I was going to be purchasing the paint for…

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A Fresh Flower approach to a Fall Table Scape

Just popping in quick to share a pretty tablescape. What could be prettier than that of flowers and pumpkins cascading down the table. I pictured this in my mind, kind of the way they would look if they were tumbling out of a large cornucopia, but I was going to use a large Urn instead….

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Canvas Art

Just popping in quick this Saturday morning to share a little something special that I found. Ok, I have been following and loving the artwork of VOL25 for awhile now. I knew that her style matched mine and that one of these days I would order something, but you know how it goes, …………most times…

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A Better Use of Space

I had a cabinet sitting in front of this wall for 20 years, we called it the Spice Cabinet, because, you guessed it, it was filled with spices. I would constantly bump into it with my upper arm and end up with a bruise. We also have such a large collection of platters that they were all…

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Accessories are a Girls Best Friend

I choose the accessories I wear, the same way I choose them for my home. I choose simple pieces of clothing that I can build a dozen different looks with, simply by changing my accessories. Because of this I have a lot of jewelry, watches, purses, shoes and scarves. However I have a very simple basic wardrobe. Jeans,…

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