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Weekend View & a few questions

Weekend View & a few questions

Happy weekend everyone.It is time for that this and that and all things random post. This weekend it is all about photo shoots,  webinars and finding the balance in winter.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-01-22 19:05:06
Simple inspired winter entertaining ideas

Simple inspired winter entertaining ideas

From tables for two to evenings out under the stars by the fire pitto cozying up by a roaring fire indoors with family and friends.I love inspired entertaining ideas-and I am excited about sharing a whole month of them with you.CLICK HERE TO READ...
general decoration - 2018-01-22 19:05:06
Friday Favorites- Choosing the perfect shade of White

Friday Favorites- Choosing the perfect shade of White

Shades of white.You wouldn't think it would be so hard to choose the perfect shade of white for painting a room, right"But there are so.many.of.them.White Lily. Cottage White.  Summer White.Winter White. You name it. Which one is THE one" And...
general decoration - 2018-01-19 19:07:21


A love affair with my French range - Questions and answers

A love affair with my French range - Questions and answers

It has been just about 6 months since I fell head over heels in love... and I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a hot summer day and my tank top, sandals and denim shorts game was strong.I was working outside in the garden, then fluffing...
general decoration - 2018-01-17 19:04:47
7 easy ways to warm up your home for winter

7 easy ways to warm up your home for winter

It is January which means days are shorter and colderand gray winter skies can seem to be on repeat.And when it comes to home- beautiful light from the sunshine dancing across the floor and flooding the house with all that warmthmakes such a...
general decoration - 2018-01-15 19:04:50
Friday Favorites- Marble Counters, blackberries & how to get a stain out

Friday Favorites- Marble Counters, blackberries & how to get a stain out

We have quite a few blackberry bushes growing wild around our property and those blackberries mean that blackberry everything happens during the summer. Shakes, pancakes, fruit bowls- and even on cakes.  Blackberries kind of just go with...
general decoration - 2018-01-12 19:06:13
Charming French Style Tables

Charming French Style Tables

Sometimes you bump into something that instantly speaks your design language.Maybe it is a certain color or the rustic finish something has- or maybe it is all about patterns and details.And sometimes that something speaks 'french' as...
general decoration - 2018-01-09 19:05:37
Friday Favorites- 1 of the easiest ways to change the look of your room

Friday Favorites- 1 of the easiest ways to change the look of your room

Oh how I love Friday Favorites.That day of the week where we talk about favorite things.Like favorite travel spots, flowers, and decor ideaslike this favorite way to change the look of your room.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-01-05 19:04:51


10 of your favorite posts in 2017

10 of your favorite posts in 2017

The first couple of weeks of January is always full of favorite posts.From favorite renovations to favorite diy projects to favorite inspirations.And I always like to share my favorite posts along with yours. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-01-03 19:05:19
Blank Pages & possibilities- welcome 2018

Blank Pages & possibilities- welcome 2018

Welcome 2018.A new year.With new possibilities, new goals and dreamsand a book full of blank pages just waiting for you to write your story on them.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-01-02 19:04:46
7 simple decor ideas for New Years Eve

7 simple decor ideas for New Years Eve

Can you believe it is almost a new year"New Years Eve is a time for reflecting on the year and looking ahead to a new one.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-01-02 19:04:46
Weekend View- NYE Edition

Weekend View- NYE Edition

It is the weekend view time... and it is hard to believe that it is New Years Eve.Seriously. I am really wondering where this year went.It has been a whirlwind. Of busy. Of dreaming. Of hard work and of changes.And this past week, I have pressed...
general decoration - 2018-01-02 19:04:46
French Cottage Bathroom - Favorites in 2017

French Cottage Bathroom - Favorites in 2017

The hustle and bustle and busy of the holiday season is winding down a bit.Though those twinkling trees are twinkling away and the garland is on the fireplace.Christmas stays up a bit longer at our house every year.  It just feels like the season...
general decoration - 2017-12-27 19:05:08


Christmas Eve Weekend View

Christmas Eve Weekend View

Can you believe it is Christmas Eve"All is calm. All is bright. All is sprinkled with twinkle lights and Christmas magic.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2017-12-25 19:04:57
Christmas Nights Home Tour

Christmas Nights Home Tour

Happy almost Christmas everyone!!I can hardly believe that Christmas is just a couple days away.And I am totally not ready yet...  much on the to do list!I am hoping to get caught up today though- and then relax a bit before the busy.CLICK HERE TO...
general decoration - 2017-12-22 19:04:38
30 under $30 gift ideas

30 under $30 gift ideas

Can you believe that Christmas is just a few days away" This season sure has flown by this year and if you are like me you are running around scrambling to wrap up your holiday shopping, while baking and doing some last minute decorating. CLICK...
general decoration - 2017-12-20 19:02:20
A vintage Inspired romantic Christmas mantel

A vintage Inspired romantic Christmas mantel

Sometimes you find something that inspires decorating and changes in a room.Even when you thought you had all that Christmas decorating wrapped up and it is the week before Christmas. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2017-12-18 19:05:07
All through the house- 12 of my favorite Christmas Trees

All through the house- 12 of my favorite Christmas Trees

It is hard to believe that Christmas is just around the corner.And though I have decked the halls and put up several trees already-I have holiday decorating  on my list even now- the season has just zoomed on by.And today for Friday Favorites, it is...
general decoration - 2017-12-15 19:01:38
Easy Holiday Hosting- 4 tips for creating the perfect cheese board

Easy Holiday Hosting- 4 tips for creating the perfect cheese board

All things Merry and Bright brings twinkling trees and pretty garlands and the holiday parties and get togethers. Tis the season for hosting and entertaining.And running around like wild folks trying to get everything done.So when it comes to...
general decoration - 2017-12-13 19:02:36
Romantic White Christmas Mantel

Romantic White Christmas Mantel

I am more than a little obsessed with all things Merry & Bright. And when it comes to Christmas decor- I always love to add a little bit of romance as well.With pretty vintage inspired whites, barely blushing blush and mercury glass minglingthis...
general decoration - 2017-12-12 19:02:48
The Great Tinsel Debate- and my little French Country Christmas tree

The Great Tinsel Debate- and my little French Country Christmas tree

Do you remember the story about the first Christmas I spent with my now husbandand the great tinsel debate"CLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2017-12-11 19:02:11
Giving Back This Season with Balsam Hill

Giving Back This Season with Balsam Hill

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year and along with those twinkling trees and Christmas music playing- the season also brings back so many memories of Christmas past. When I was a young girl, I can remember staring out the window and...
general decoration - 2017-12-07 19:00:55
Antique Fireplace Before & After

Antique Fireplace Before & After

Not that long ago I bumped into an ad for an antique fireplacethat needed a bit of love.One with lots of details  and big potential to be absolutely incredible.It also had a whole lot of missing paint and chunks of plasterand a secret ingredient...
general decoration - 2017-12-06 19:03:09
A charming little room dressed for Christmas

A charming little room dressed for Christmas

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Sometimes it is fun to play with some of those little bits of childhoodCLICK HERE TO READ MORE...
general decoration - 2017-12-04 19:02:40
A little bit of Christmas in the Greenhouse

A little bit of Christmas in the Greenhouse

A little bit of this and that and a whole lot of Christmas charm...Christmas is all through the house over here... and that includes the outdoor areas.Though I usually decorate the outdoor patio and fireplace areas for the holidays- this year I have...
general decoration - 2017-12-01 19:04:13
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