Don’t Shut the Shutters!

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 […]

Feeling Gray in the Kitchen

It’s about time for me to start working on my kitchen and I don’t mean cooking in my kitchen. The cupboards are in great shape so my husband will paint them and we’re thinking dark. Dark gray. Gray is quiet and subdued and is a place of calm. Maybe the kitchen will be a relief […]

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? […]

A Navy Blue Home

The color of a home and the landscaping are the two most important elements for your home’s curb appeal. Yesterday, the weather was gorgeous so I spent some time outside working on the yard. It’s so great having that time in the dirt and sun after a snowy Winter and then a rainy Spring. It’s […]