#simplefloralfridays BONUS WEEK 7

Ok I know I said this was a six weeks series, so lets call this a Bonus Week, since it would be Week 7. Again I purchased these florals from Afloral, there quality and price are unbelievable. There was a time I ¬†drove over an hour, regularly, to purchase florals for arranging, and I learned…

read more

No Rain No Flowers

This really is one of my favorite times of year, not because I love the hot, humid, summer days, but because I adore the flowers that the April, and in this case May rains bring. I can’t et enough of them, the sweet fragrance of a vase full of peonies draws me into the room,…

read more

#simplefloralfridays

It’s ¬†WEEK 6 of #simplefloralfridays I can’t believe how quickly the time flew. I have had so much fun working with all the beautiful floral stems, and creating different arrangements and now this organic looking wreath, inspired by a recent Antho catalog I received in the mail, with the addition of succulents. I am so…

read more

#simplefloralfridays

Its that time again, popping to share Week 3 of #simplefloralfridays I collaborated with Afloral for all my floral needs, and I am popping in every week for at least 6-weeks in a row, to share a simple design, that anyone can create, no talent required. If you are stopping in for the first time,…

read more

#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…

read more

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…

read more

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,…

read more

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…

read more

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…

read more

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…

read more