Tagged with Decor/Design

Signature Style

Recently, John and Sherry at Young House Love posted about Ethan Allen’s Signature Style quiz. Well, I am never one to turn down a quiz! I got the Explorer style every time I took the quiz…yes, I may have taken it at least 10 times. Don’t hate. explorer “The results are in – your Signature … Continue reading

House Blues…

After my drastic living room furniture makeover a few years ago, I am still very happy with the decor. I have taken my time collection and adding accessories to create a look I like. To me, it’s warm, cozy, and comfy. But, after spotting a vase at an antique sale last spring I decided the … Continue reading

Love is (was) in the air…

I have been terribly neglectful of my blog for several months. Back in February I commented on a friend’s blog about her Valentine’s decor and said that I had also decorated for the month of looooove this year–for the first time. At that time I took pictures of my own decor thinking I would post … Continue reading

Jolly Holly-days!

I love Christmas! It is so much fun to get ready for AND to enjoy. Part of the fun of Christmas time is the wonderful decorations and how everything around us just takes on a beautiful sparkle. Gifts under the tree… I decided to go with bright colors for my theme when wrapping gifts this … Continue reading

I am loving

Clinique’s NEW Lip Smoothies Get one free in the Clinique gift going on at Dillards now! Burt’s Bees Orange Essence Facial Cleanser Follow it up with Burt’s Bees Garden Tomato Toner As always, I am also loving Gilmore Girls on DVD Fischer & Wieser Raspberry Chipotle Sauce poured over cream cheese The John Derian line … Continue reading

Party Planning

One of my best friends is getting married in January and I have the honor of hosting a bridal shower for her this fall. I am so excited because I adore parties! I love planning for them, attending them, preparing for them, and having them. For a long time I shied away from having many … Continue reading

Metamorphosis Monday

Susan over at Between Naps on The Porch hosts Metamorphosis Monday each week and I thought I would participate this time around. For about two years I had my eye out for a hutch or open-style china cabinet to go in my dining area.  Eventually my dad actually found one and bought it from a … Continue reading

Making a House a Home

To me, a home is a comfortable space full of friends and family, laughter and conversation, music and tears, rest and refuge, memories and mementos, treasures and trinkets… I work hard to make our house a home and for me, part of that is making it visually appealing and inviting. Given my artistic sensibilities I … Continue reading

My Desktop

I collect images I like on my desktop. When I see something I like, I right-click and “save image as” straight to my desktop. Jason says I have too many icons on my desktop, but I love having all those little wonderful portals that take me to visual deliciousness. Have a peek for yourself…   … Continue reading