Coastal Sealife Pillows and Coastal Decor

It’s been hot, hot, hot!!  Temps reaching 90+ and the humidity makes it feel over 100. The only place for me is the beach.My imaginative vision for a dreamy beach front cottage makes relaxing at the beach even more enjoyable. Sun, Sea, Sand, Sip, Snack, Nap, Dream……… Thru the years I have collected coastal décor items for my dream beach cottage ( a girl can … Continue reading Coastal Sealife Pillows and Coastal Decor

Tropical Tablescape for Two

If you can’t go to a tropical island, bring the tropical island to you….A staycation tropical get-away in your own back yard. Awww ….Now this is my dream tropical back yard. (pictures courtesy of google) Another Tropical dream garden tucked away from the world.   Ok back to my reality….. So staying home this holiday ain’t all bad when a tropical setting on the patio … Continue reading Tropical Tablescape for Two

Summer Bedroom refresh with Yellow and White

It’s Summer and time to freshen up the bedroom in sunny yellow and white embroidered pillows. Starting out with my favorite white ruffle duvet cover and shams. Adding yellow silk embroidered euro pillows I made years ago. I purchased this fabric from a custom drapery and quilt workroom.  Can you believe it was less than $1.00 a yard.  Tip: If you are looking for designer … Continue reading Summer Bedroom refresh with Yellow and White

Silver and Gold for Christmas 2016

I hope everyone is enjoying the Christmas Holiday Season. We love this time of year for so many reasons. Deciding on a centerpiece for the season was challenging because there are so many beautiful festive colors and themes.  Keeping it simple to last thru-out the winter months with very little editing was my goal.               It all makes Silver and Gold for Christmas Other small holiday … Continue reading Silver and Gold for Christmas 2016

Framed Gallery Wall wtih Floral Fabric Backdrop

Hi there.  Happy Wednesday!  Hope you are having a wonderful week. The saying April showers bring May flowers is definitely true, our garden is blooming beautiful flowers to welcome May. Aren’t they beautiful? I wish they could stay this beautiful all year.  Since last Wednesday I’ve picked Gardenias and Roses,  placing them around the house.  There’s nothing like the fresh aroma of flowers.  It’s no doubt I love surrounding myself with beautiful flowers. Outside … Continue reading Framed Gallery Wall wtih Floral Fabric Backdrop

Vanity Chair Trash to Treasure with Faux Fur

Early one morning  just before sunrise my husband was out walking the dogs with his LED cap light on.  As he passes a home, in the driveway he spots a torn/broken upholstered vanity chair left for trash pickup.  He decided to give it a second look. “Hmmm”, he thinks, “this looks like solid wood in pretty good condition,  I know my wife could probably do something with this”!  So with both dogs on leashes in one hand,  and … Continue reading Vanity Chair Trash to Treasure with Faux Fur

A Merry Little Silver and Red Christmas 2015

  This year we are celebrating Christmas in a palette of red and silver. I decided on a centerpiece and touches of holiday cheer and forgo our small Christmas tree of previous years.  Hope you enjoy the music video (at the end) by someone I considered having the voice of an angel.  May she rest in peace.  Cheers to you and yours.  A proud reindeer greets you at the dinning table  A buffet of … Continue reading A Merry Little Silver and Red Christmas 2015