Recently, I spent a day in the Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. They are so pretty and gave me so many ideas. I have been wanting to transform a corner of my backyard to a quiet, private oasis were I can read my design magazines, daydream and watch my children play in the rest of the […]
There is something about the farmhouse sink that I’m resisting. Then again, every single time I see one, I think how wonderful it looks. Perhaps I’m afraid of it being just another trend but it does have such a clean look and the deep size makes washing pots and plans easier. I believe it is […]
Sometimes I just like to look at my old travel photos for inspiration. Looking at them takes me back to that particular time and place. I love that feeling of excitement and not knowing what to expect is around the corner. Each day is an adventure and full of curiosity and findings. The photos bring […]
What a fabulous find on etsy.com! I’m loving reclaimed wood and to find something so beautiful with history, well, this is truly a fabulous Friday find! This lovely piece is made by Great Lakes Reclaimed from reclaimed barn wood, fencing and pallet lumber. The owners, Jim and Lisa Millen, work and live out of Colorado. Their […]
Today is such a steamy day with breaks of rainy downpours. It’s very comfortable to sit in my air-conditioned home but I’d rather be daydreaming in a hammock in one of the beautiful locations below! Does the thought of gazing into the sky while in a hammock inspire you, too?
As I’m in the middle of redecorating my son’s room, I’m so excited to have found the perfect art. The room’s color theme is bright green and navy blue. He is an extreme car enthusiast and loves, loves, loves to draw cars as well as “play traffic”. What could be better than this framed print […]
Just the look of a beautiful banquette by a window encourages me to sit down, drink a cup of tea and read a magazine or chat with a friend. Do you find any of these banquettes inspiring?
The color, texture, shape and material of shutters can add such character to a home. Shutters are the special touch that can really make a home pop on the street. The original use of the shutter is still used in some places. They provide privacy, keep the light out, and bring protection from wind or […]