Latest Posts in Home Decor

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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VINTAGE SHEET MUSIC CHRISTMAS TREES

Holiday greetings from Lake Arrowhead! If you’ve been following my blog for a while you may remember that for several years I’ve been in charge of making the centerpieces for a Holiday Luncheon and Fundraiser held each year at our Country Club.  Last year I made these glistening gold Christmas trees for the tables. I […]

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A NEW ADDITION TO MY HOME

Hello, I have a new addition to my home that I wanted to share with you.  Its is a beautiful still life painting called “Old Roses” done by my dear friend Brenda Gibson. Brenda is an amazingly talented artist, and for a long time I had longed to own one of her paintings.  Having actually […]

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MY FAVORITE SPOT IN NORTH CAROLINA

Greetings! Yesterday I found myself in 2 places at once; blogging away here on the west coast while I was also virtually blogging 3,000 miles away on the east coast. That was because I was honored to be a guest blogger over on a great blog called 702 Park Project. Since 702 Park Project comes […]

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3 DAYS AT AN IKEA STORE

   3 days + 3 trips to IKEA ____________ = A big improvement to a little apartment in Philly. That is how I spent my whirlwind trip to Philadelphia last week, trying to make my son’s first apartment a little more livable. Taylor moved to Philadelphia to spend 2 years teaching high school Spanish for […]

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A TOUR OF THE 2014 SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE

Hi there! If you’ve been following along lately you may know that Brad and I took a Southern road trip this summer.  On that trip we visited Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina where we toured The Southern Living Magazine 2014 Idea House. I was honored to have been given the opportunity to write a guest blog post about that tour […]

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A VISIT TO THE SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE

Hi friends, If you’ve been following along lately, you know that I have recently returned from a Southern road trip that took me to a magical place called Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina.  This is where Southern Living Magazine chose to place their magnificent Idea House. I had the privilege of touring this beautiful home and […]

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LEARN TO MAKE YOUR OWN HOLIDAY WREATH – DIY TUTORIAL WITH COVERGIRL NANCY HUNTER CORBETT

LEARN TO MAKE YOUR OWN HOLIDAY WREATH – DIY TUTORIAL WITH COVERGIRL NANCY HUNTER CORBETT In my last post I introduced you to my friend Nancy Hunter Corbett. If you missed reading about Nancy’s life as an International Covergirl and former Rock & Roll wife, you can read all about it here.  In addition to […]

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