Gorgeous Hand Crafted Frame Giveaway!

Hand made cottage picture frame I could barely contain my glee when I was introduced (by a blog reader) to these absolutely beautiful frames (Thank you Lisa!). I love when blog readers know just what I would like! I have always loved having … ** Read more **

Hi, I’m Melissa and I have label addiction.

Aren't these chalkboard labels cute? These labels and some FABULOUS zinc chalkboard tags are now for sale in my OpenSky Shop and I heart them. (update for the last three days of July 2010, put in the word JULYFREESHIP for free shipping until July … ** Read more **

HomeGoods, Oh How I love You.
The Yellow Edition.


I do heart this little twiggy, oh so sunny yellow plant stand I found at HomeGoods. I was going to put it in front of the fireplace with some summer plants. But plants in a plant stand were so, well, predictable (well, actually I couldn't find … ** Read more **

Summer Drive By: Ahhh…back to my old tricks!

charming house tours

For old time's sake and because I have a serious addiction, I went on a little drive by while I was in Portland last week! Ahhhhh it has been way too long! I started out with a quick drive through of my old old old (i.e. several houses ago) … ** Read more **

An Old Ladder Turned Wall Display Shelf

antique ladder wall display shelf

I spent the last week in Portland hanging out at my sister's house while my son and nephew went to camp. I love going back to Portland because I get to do some antique shopping at some of my favorite shops! I came home with some fun goodies, but I … ** Read more **

Weekend Project:
Summer Vacation Memories

My son loves collecting little keepsakes and treasures. Sometimes we go on leisurely treasure hunt walks through our neighborhood, hand in hand, to see what we can find. We pick up pine cones, bottle caps, pretty rocks and leaves. I love going on … ** Read more **