Pretty Papers

It seems that whenever a person looks at a house to buy, one of the first things she wants to do is take down the wallpaper. They contain such beautiful patterns and colors, though! Now there are such unique papers that are trompe l’oeil, paintable and even ones that have texture. Graham & Brown is […]

Friday Find(s) [car art]

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 […]

Decorating a Nursery for a Baby and Beyond

It’s so fun to decorate a nursery. There are so many options… especially nowadays. A boring, typical glider was the norm but within the last five years, designers have created new styles. The designs are modern and fashionable and have stunning pattern options. The chair could used for the nursery and into the teen years […]

Colorful Mondays {violet}

There are certain tidbits from school that I’ll never forget. One of them is that purple is not a real name of a color. My teacher said that Crayola created the name and we should refer to the color between red and blue as violet. Do you refer to the color as purple or violet? […]

Gazing at the Flowers

This is such an exciting time of year. Colorful blooms emerge and I feel hope and happiness for the new season. I love being outdoors in the nice weather… not too hot and not too cold. Does springtime inspire you? photos by: Rick Smith

Colorful Mondays {tiles}

One of the wonderful things about traveling is viewing new architecture styles. Azulejo is a form of Portuguese painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tile work. It comes from an Arabic word, az-zulayj, which directly translates to “polished stone.”  It has been produced for five centuries and the tradition is also seen in former Spanish and Portuguese colonies […]

Colorful Mondays {Combinations}

Let’s make this Monday very colorful with my favorite color combinations. Pink and green is one of my favorites. My baby’s room’s walls are a bright green and she has all bright pink accessories. As shown in the pictures below, it’s a great combination for a girl’s bedroom. Gray and yellow is one of my […]