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

Spring Outdoors -My Happy Place – pillows-cushions-tablescape

Are you making any changes to your outdoor living space for Spring?  I’m refreshing our patio for Spring using  simple changes with pillows and cushions. Love that word “refresh” pertaining to updating your decorating. This year I wanted a Tropical Safari feel. I was inspired after viewing this video of the  Singita Pamushana Lodge  in Zimbabwe. The color palette of Black and White, Teal, Blue, Green, Yellow I thought was beautiful and bold.  See more of the Villa here .  … Continue reading Spring Outdoors -My Happy Place – pillows-cushions-tablescape

Love Birds – 30th Anniversary Table for Two

Love Birds celebrating  30 years of love. Traditional pearls for our 30th Wedding Anniversary  Love birds nestled in a garden wreath accented with pearls A table runner accented with Swarovski crystalsMother of Pearl candle sticks, platter and buffet vasesCrazy in love Love BirdsWhat’s the secret for a 30 year love affair?We are not promised tomorrow. So enjoy life and eat dessert first! Our dessert table   For 30 years … Continue reading Love Birds – 30th Anniversary Table for Two

Indian Paisley Bed Runner and Large Pillow – DIY

This particular fabric by Kravet is titled Latika Festival.  It’s a Damask fabric,  an Indian Paisley print made of 100% linen.  It can run up to $30.00 a yard. You have seen it in many design applications I’m sure. From draperies, pillows, upholstery to bedding.  I think it’s a gorgeous print. The only way I can describe it in “my” dictionary of design terms is having a bold print, soft undertones with an … Continue reading Indian Paisley Bed Runner and Large Pillow – DIY

Table Runner, golden chenille with ethnic appeal.

Hey there!!  How’s your New Year’s Resolutions going?  I already broke mine!! 🙂 Whatever!  Anyhoo,  I wanted to share the re-making of this table runner.   I purchased this runner from Ross back in Nov.  and couldn’t believe the price $5.99 for chenille, so I decided get it and save it for a January. I  like this soft chenille fabric, but it was only 13″ wide. The runners I create  are … Continue reading Table Runner, golden chenille with ethnic appeal.

Christmas Poinsettias and Palms centerpiece

Merry Christmas!!  I’d like to thank you for visiting and sharing your time visiting with me this year!  It’s been awesome. I’m so glad I’ve discovered blogging, I’m still new and learning.   I’m pretty sure this will be my last post for the year.  All the gifts have been wrapped and sent. All the decorations are in place and I’m not hanging, buying or putting out another thing!  The rest … Continue reading Christmas Poinsettias and Palms centerpiece

Christmas Quilts

I love sewing and creating quilts. Now I can quilt with pure joy because  years back I made custom quilts for clients.  It became too much stress and the joy faded so I stopped making them.  The bug resurfaced this year and I made two quilts for friends. This inspired me to pull out from storage one of the Christmas quilts  I made for myself a few years back for my breakfast table. Using Christmas traditional colors in red, … Continue reading Christmas Quilts