Latest Posts in Home Decor

THE PRETTIEST VACATION RENTAL COTTAGE I’VE EVER SEEN

Greetings from Orcas Island where I found the prettiest vacation rental cottage I’ve ever seen: Rutabaga Farm. This 5 acre country farm is home to a collection of simply adorable renovated historic buildings that are available as short term vacation rentals. Beautiful Orcas Island is the largest island in the San Juan Archipelago in the Puget Sound, […]

THE PRETTIEST VACATION RENTAL COTTAGE I'VE EVER SEEN | Rutabaga Farm | Orcas Island | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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DECORATING MY SON’S LAW SCHOOL STUDIO APARTMENT

Hi there and thanks so much for visiting After Orange County today. I’ve just returned from a whirlwind 5 day visit to Chicago where I’ve been decorating my son’s Law School studio apartment. Starting today, he will be what’s called a “1st Year” at The University of Chicago Law School and will be spending most […]

DECORATING MY SON'S LAW SCHOOL STUDIO APARTMENT | University of Chicago | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 10

Greetings and happy Sunday! I hope you are having a great day. Thanks so much for stopping into the blog for Sundays With Celia Vol 10! I spent 4 days in Boulder, Colorado this week, getting my son Austin settled into his 1st apartment. If you’ve been following along you know that I’ve been working […]

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 10 | Designing My Son's 1st Apartment | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 9

Hi there and welcome to Sundays with Celia Vol 9. I hope you are enjoying your Sunday! It has been a very busy time for me, so busy in fact that I missed last Sunday with you. That’s because I had all 3 of my boys home with me, along with my daughter-in-law and my […]

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 9 | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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THE VERY BEST ONLINE SOURCE FOR ANTIQUES

Greetings. Today I decided to take a small detour away from my ongoing travel posts in order to introduce you to a new discovery I’ve made. It’s a website called TheHighBoy.com, and I think it’s the very best online source for antiques and fine art. The HighBoy is a curated, online marketplace that collaborates with […]

THE VERY BEST ONLINE SOURCE FOR ANTIQUES | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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HOW TO CREATE A BEAUTIFUL BED

Hello friends! Today I am delighted to be participating in a collaboration of 8 design bloggers who have come together to bring you our collective ideas on “How to Create a Beautiful Bed”.  Toward that end I have decided to introduce you to the so-called “Bunk Room” I designed in my New/Old Log Cabin. While the […]

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INTRODUCING PROJECT DESIGN

Hello there! Today I’m really excited to announce that this Friday, September 25th, I will be participating in a collaboration of 8 top design bloggers. Periodically this dynamic group of Interior Design bloggers produce what they call Project Design.  A design topic is chosen and each designer publishes an informative blog post on the subject. They […]

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FINDING NEW PURPOSE FOR VINTAGE FINDS

Hello. Did you read my recent post on Designer Cindy Hattersley’s beautiful lake home? If not you can see it by clicking here. One of things that makes Cindy’s home so special is the way she has repurposed vintage items, turning them into beautiful home decor. She has used old row boat oars, rustic tin tiles […]

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