Finishing Touches

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I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.

I love the quote above, but would add one thing… some pretty bookends.

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CoziNest at The Daphne Antique Galleria

It’s been a dream for a long time. My sister, Kiki and I have talked about managing an antique booth for years. Almost every time we are together, we stop at an antique store, or a flea market or a thrift store. We love “rescuing” things and recycling them into new or at least prettier items. […]

Romantic Tablescape for Two Bloghop

Romantic Tablescape   What is romance to you? Is it snuggling by the fire? Hiking through nature with the person of your dreams? Or is it the definition given by Merriam-Webster? “A feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.” I am a “romantic” at heart and love all things related to adventure, imagination and […]

Home for Christmas

Bells ringing, carolers singing, shepherds watching, wise men giving, star with a tail as big as a kite. A child shivers in the cold… Here’s a brief glimpse of the halls all decked out in preparation of a celebration. The greatest day in all of history. a nautical tree whimsical hearth santa is packed and […]

Bread of the Presence

Happy holy days everyone! This Holy Celebration begins and ends with the breaking of bread. We gather together to eat, drink and have a Merry Christmas. Jesus calls Himself, “The Bread of Life” in John 6:35 – Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he […]

Holiday Tablescape Blog Hop Coming Soon

Coming Soon!!!   This whole week, you will be blown away with gorgeous holiday tablescapes by over 20 bloggers. Here is the line up, so be sure to check back everyday. Monday Twelve on Main | Everyday Living | Home is Where the Boat Is | Love of Home | Rustic – Refined Tuesday Life and Linda | Sweet Sensations | Rattlebridge Farm | Rosemary & Thyme | Living With Thanksgiving […]

Guaranteed Rainbow in an Umbrella

A bright color palette is cheerful. I like having neutral walls and furniture so that my art can be the focal point. Here’s a look at using vibrant colors on Day 19 of 31 Days of Decorating Tabletops. Our curved sofa was purchased at consignment shop. I loved the shape, the neutral tones and the […]

A Cozy Cottage Style Guest Room

Day 18 of 31 Days of Decorating Tabletops: A Cozy Cottage Style Guest Room My house has multiple personalities. I think they call that “eclectic.” I love so many looks and don’t have enough rooms in my humble abode to have them all. (That’s one reason my sisters and I decorate other people’s homes.) So, […]

Guest Room Inspired by an Orchid

Day 17 of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating: Guest Room Inspired by an Orchid I can’t grow orchids. I love them and have tried a couple of times to nurture one to grow.  Both times it slowly dropped its petals and eventually became nothing but a long curved flowerless stem. It was so sad. But, I’ve […]

Are You Dense?

Yes, I am dense. Unfortunately, I’ve been told this once a year for the last several years. Every August when I go in for a mammogram, I’m told that I have dense breasts. (I guess I should be glad they aren’t x-raying my brain!) Seriously though, this makes my risk of developing breast cancer 1.2 – […]

Using Contrast in Our Decor

Day 15 of 31 Days of Decorating Tabletops: Using Contrast in our Decor. Please pin this for later. If white is the absence of color and black is the absence of light, then shadow is the contrast between the two. A shadow is born when a source of light is blocked. You can’t have the dark […]

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