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Design Influencers Conference Book Signing- More Details

Design Influencers Conference Book Signing- More Details

Can you believe that Design Influencers Conference is just around the corner"I am already packed and ready to go ( I might be a bit early) and can hardly wait to share what I learn, who I connect with and all the inside scoop. READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-02-16 19:02:52
French Country Fridays- Perfectly Imperfect - My Book

French Country Fridays- Perfectly Imperfect - My Book

This week, French Country Friday is about all things French, design & decorating and inspiration.And I am sharing a story that is close to my heart. READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-02-15 19:03:56
Simple Ideas, Desserts & Table settings for Valentine's Day

Simple Ideas, Desserts & Table settings for Valentine's Day

It is that week of the year when foil wrapped chocolate hearts, sweet little notes and a table set with candles and a delicious dessert is on calendar. And when pretty roses are the price of gold.And I tend to look at Valentines Day a bit...
general decoration - 2019-02-13 19:06:43


French Cottage Bathroom Before & After, Tips and GiveawaY

French Cottage Bathroom Before & After, Tips and GiveawaY

You know how bathroom renovations go...You start with whatever is in place, you dream about what you wish was in place...and then you go about designing that dream space.This bathroom most definitely did NOT look like this when we started....
general decoration - 2019-02-12 19:07:03
French Country Fridays- simple spring vignettes

French Country Fridays- simple spring vignettes

It is that French Country Friday time againand this week, it is all about simple spring vignette ideas.Yes, even in February.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-02-08 19:05:19
8 tips for shopping and scoring vintage Craigslist

8 tips for shopping and scoring vintage Craigslist

You know that moment.When you are walking through a flea marketand you spot something in the corner of a booth just ahead.Your palms start to get a little sweatyYour heart starts to pound and your pace picks up just a bitbecause in the corner of...
general decoration - 2019-02-06 19:03:40
Details- all about this little vintage chest of drawers and where to find one

Details- all about this little vintage chest of drawers and where to find one

Vintage. Dainty. Gold. Detailed and charming.I am pretty much obsessed with Vintage Florentine furniture.What is not to love"READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-02-05 19:04:43
French Country Friday- Simple Romance

French Country Friday- Simple Romance

It is just around the corner... that day full of red and pink hearts, chocolates and roses.And maybe a bit of of peanut butter chocolate cheesecake over here...READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-02-01 19:04:50


Vintage floral painted beds in the attic

Vintage floral painted beds in the attic

Sometimes you find an old vintage treasure just waiting to be discovered and fall in love. You can instantly imagine where it will go and how perfect it is for your space.Like a beautiful vintage floral painted bed frame in the perfect size for a...
general decoration - 2019-01-30 19:07:54
18 Ornate French Vintage Style Mirrors for layering

18 Ornate French Vintage Style Mirrors for layering

Antique mirrors are one of my weaknesses. Tall and stately and small and charming.I fall for the ones with less than perfect looking glass- and often that is the first thing I notice and love.  Anything gilded, silver leafed and ornate - I am loving...
general decoration - 2019-01-28 19:05:56
French Country Fridays -  Soft Surroundings Collection

French Country Fridays - Soft Surroundings Collection

Happy Friday everyone.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-01-25 19:06:38
Tips to keep cut hydrangeas from wilting

Tips to keep cut hydrangeas from wilting

It goes something like this... You see a gorgeous bunch of hydrangeas at the market. Put them in your cart, maybe even grab a second bunch because they are so pretty and full. You get home, you cut them to fit your vase and put them in fresh water...
general decoration - 2019-01-22 19:05:07
Design Influencers Conference- and why you should attend

Design Influencers Conference- and why you should attend

When you find a conference that brings together amazing designers and influencers and some of the most incredible brands and partnership opportunities- along with friendship, laughter and memories in the makingyou make sure to clear the weekend so...
general decoration - 2019-01-21 19:06:48


French Country Fridays- Vintage French Enamel

French Country Fridays- Vintage French Enamel

There is just something about sweet little vintage canistersand if they are French- even more wonderful.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-01-18 19:06:20
Fresh & warm winter living room refresh first look

Fresh & warm winter living room refresh first look

Simple Clean and bright.A winter refresh in the living room  inspired by the quiet reflection and fresh feeling that comes with a new year. READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-01-15 19:04:57
8 Simple storage and organizing Ideas

8 Simple storage and organizing Ideas

A new year brings fresh opportunities, goals and dreams. It is a reset of sorts on some of those things that can jumble upand - it is also a time where a whole lot of decluttering and organizing seems to be on the January agenda.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-01-15 19:04:57
French Country Fridays- Laundry room renovation

French Country Fridays- Laundry room renovation

Simple updates in the laundry room"Yes, please.And simple updates for under $500"Even better.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-01-11 19:03:12
Closet Refresh Planning

Closet Refresh Planning

Guess what I am working on today"It involves this room. Lots of clothes. Shoes. Linens. And bags of donations getting ready to go off. And it involves a little bit of planning.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2019-01-09 19:03:03
New Year Reflections & Possibilities

New Year Reflections & Possibilities

Can you believe it is already the 7th of January in the new year"Where did the year go" Not just days... more like weeks. 2018  absolutely zoomed by.And today, I am looking back and sharing my thoughts and reflections on the year that was and...
general decoration - 2019-01-07 19:04:35
French Country Fridays- 7 tips for warming up your home for winter

French Country Fridays- 7 tips for warming up your home for winter

It is January which means it is probably a bit chillyoutside where ever you live.Winter landscapes are a bit bare in winterand after Christmas when all those twinkly trees are put awaysometimes the house can feel a bit bare too.But the good news is...
general decoration - 2019-01-04 19:09:05
Best of 2018- 15 of your favorite posts

Best of 2018- 15 of your favorite posts

Happy 2nd day of 2019!!A chilly but sunshine filled day over here welcoming in January and a fresh new year!I love the feeling that the start of a new year brings. That clean slate. The blank pages. The possibilities and dreams that might take...
general decoration - 2019-01-02 19:04:40
A NYE inspired table & 5 tips for festive decor

A NYE inspired table & 5 tips for festive decor

Fresh flowers and mixed green garlandThis table started out dressed for Christmasbut with just a few changes- you can take those Christmas decorations and use them for NYE celebrations- starting with those garlands.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-12-31 19:04:01
French Country Fridays- Simple NYE decor ideas

French Country Fridays- Simple NYE decor ideas

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas! With NYE is just around the corner too-all those twinkle lights, Christmas carols and festive holiday celebrations continue.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-12-28 19:04:50
Christmas Eve & a story when Carol of the Bells made me cry

Christmas Eve & a story when Carol of the Bells made me cry

Twinkling trees and cozy.With soft Christmas music playing on repeat...then that one song comes on and always takes me back to the time I heard it played live and my heart soared and tears welled in my eyes.It was a dark night full of twinkle lights...
general decoration - 2018-12-24 19:05:35
Weekend View... 8 of the most delicious and easy holiday recipes to make today

Weekend View... 8 of the most delicious and easy holiday recipes to make today

It's that time of year... twinkle lights, Christmas trees... & lots of time in the kitchen.READ MORE...
general decoration - 2018-12-23 19:05:00
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