Gifts for the Home

| Design Tips, Favorites

Gifts for the home are my favorite to give and receive. Both thoughtful and personal a gift for the home can be a good choice for anyone on your list. This list is an assortment of all the things I treasure throughout my own home. With a range of prices in mind these are my… Read more »

Sweet Dreams

| Design Tips, Show and Tell

Blushing over this master bedroom makeover. The bed, chair and ottoman are all that stayed when we planned a master bedroom update. Out with the yellow walls and sand color carpet. We started with Benjamin Moore Classic Grey paint and new grey washed wide plank oak floors. A custom wool rug adds both texture and… Read more »

Caramel Apple Cocktails

| Entertainment, Fall, Favorites

We love apples around here and Fall is the perfect time to make up a batch of caramel apple punch that can be served both cold and warm and with or without alcohol. I think this might be the perfect fall drink. It’s easy and smells amazing. I like to pair it with a fruit… Read more »

The Perfect Reading Corner

| Design Tips, Favorites, Show and Tell

In almost every home there is an opportunity to create a perfect reading corner. I like to start with an oversize comfortable chair. The chair needs to be large enough to curl up in. Adding smaller down filled pillows that can be adjusted helps for the long stretches of a book you just can’t put… Read more »

Wallcoverings I love

| Design Tips, Favorites

I admit I grew up in a house with wallcovering and that fuels my obsession. I loved it and then I tired of it and then I loved it again. Today when I say wallcovering I am surprised at the resistance I get. Wallcovering is fabulous and there are no rules anymore. I love using… Read more »

Fall

| Fall, Garden, Lifestyle

Fall is the perfect season to add pops of color to your front porch. A little love in early October can last through Thanksgiving. I like Mums, they are everywhere right now From Home Depot or Lowes to your local garden center. Even Costco near us has them. I think they are great for color… Read more »