Changing Things Up

Through out the months of decorating, shopping, antiquing, and picking up a few new things here and there, things change. I had a small table that sat on my landing, half way up the living room staircase for many, many years. It served its purpose quite well, to hold a lamp to light the way….

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Easy Decorating Tips

Here is  how having a stash of items on hand at all times, will allow you change up certain pieces again and again. I’ve learned over the years to stock up on certain item, and buy multiple in others. Be sure to carefully and purposely, choose a few items with the idea of using them for…

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5 Tips for Shopping at a store like Homegoods

Did someone say shopping. My ears just perked up, what about yours. There are a lot of places to shop for home decorations. These days you can lay in bed all snuggled up, order from any number of websites, and have your things delivered right to your front door. I love shopping this way. However,…

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Simple Decorating Touches-A DIY

Over the weekend we purchased this mirror for fifteen dollars, a fabulous price. I have been looking for a mirror to fit in my hallway, but still have not taken the time to measure. I was hoping it would fit, but really wasn’t worried about it either way. I love mirrors and couldn’t pass it…

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Sharing Recipes

Sharing recipes is just one of those universal things that I believe everyone does, men and woman alike. I mean we all need to eat, and most of us love to eat, so of course we are driven to find good recipes and then to share them. A friend of mine shared a recipe with…

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Red Room Makeover part-2

Well this red room has come along way and its over, as far as the painting goes. It was much easier than I thought. The process of making the decision to paint kind of happened quickly. I literally took a picture in that room and just didn’t like what I saw. The process of picking the…

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What to have on hand when the urge to decorate hits you!

So what things should I have on hand and ready if the urge to decorate hits me? Well that is a good question. You should really start to collect a few items in a few different categories, and both old and new. All mix well for endless arrangement ideas! METAL-an old scale, old or new…

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The Red Room Makeover part-1

A Diary of Sorts-Saturday 1-17-2015 2015 Pantone color of the year-Marsala a naturally robust and earthy wine red. Yup, and that has been the color of my dining room for the last 17 years. I love red, it is one of my favorite colors. I think I talked a little about how I found the…

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