A sweet centerpiece
for a summer dinner party!

reluctant entertainer

Welcome my friend, Sandy Coughlin! Gardening seems to be more fun in the early summer, I think because it’s fresher and more exciting and the weather is cooler. Later in the summer we have to deal with the weeds, the heat, and it just seems like … ** Read more **

A Tribute

My mom's beach house window seat From the time I was little, I remember thinking about houses and how much I loved them. I spent countless hours as a grade schooler drawing floor plans, looking at design books and magazines, riding in the backseat … ** Read more **

Decorating Tip: Balance Legs & Skirts
{I promise this is a decorating tip}

Southern Living Do you ever just feel like something is wrong in your living room, but you aren't sure what? Sometimes the problem is you have too many legs or too many skirts on the furniture pieces in your room! Look around at your … ** Read more **

You hoooo! Pillows, Fabulous Pillows!


I'm a pillow lover. Are you? And for me, not just any pillow will do. Hate me. I like special pillows. Many of you might remember my adorable bird pillow (above). And many of you have asked where I got it. I happened to get mine as a gift, it … ** Read more **

Oh how I love these rooms.
Let me count the ways.

red toile chairs blue and white striped sofa

Mercy. Now and then I stumble upon some rooms that make me drool. Right on my keyboard. I gaze at them. Study them. Covet them. Hate Love the people who live in them. Then I ponder whether or not there is a take away idea or two from the photo … ** Read more **

Pretty little things
for your walls and furniture

Muralettes Greetings blog friends! I'm still hanging out at the hospital taking care of my momma (definitely my highest priority right now!), but I finally am able to pop in during a little care giving break to tell you about an idea I found that … ** Read more **