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Decorating

Fall Decorating 101…….

Start by baking some pumpkin bread (use your favorite pumpkin bread recipe) and then add one cup of butterscotch chips per loaf of bread.  It’s to die for….and then your house smells nice and ‘fall-like’ while you decorate……Recruit your small children to paint pumpkins for you using apples…..and flour sacks and plenty of creativity……Jazz up […] Read more…

If I had to describe my decorating style as a person, it would be…….

an eclectic shabby-chic Texan meets a cozy, cottage porch sittin’ Tennessean.  I love mixing old with new,  color with neutrals,  traditional with distressed and elegant with casual….kinda like wearing a beautiful black wrap dress with riding boots.   Maybe I just like being unpredictable. At any rate,  I follow the Nester’s recent advice pretty closely […] Read more…

Shhhhhh………

Be very quiet.  I’m in the middle of covert operations the likes of which you haven’t seen since Jack Bauer took the Chinese consulate.    I was having a fine Sunday watching the Vikings get beat and reading “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”  when I came across this section in the book “To do justice, she had, […] Read more…

What I Love About My House……

this old antique-ish desk that I bought for $25 and  redecorranged…..all things monogrammed…..my eclectic collection of boots and purses….the upstairs bathroom that recently had a makeover…..I painted and distressed the vanities, took down hideous medicine cabinets and added these mirrors from Hobby Lobby,  changed the faucets out for these beautiful bronze ones and spray painted […] Read more…

Three Things….

Number 1 is……that previous plate wall picture does not do this pretty little wall justice.   So, there is pretty plate wall…..in all her glory.  Thanks to the “Nester” for plate wall inspiration.Number 2 is…..I love this grouping.    This is my foyer and unlike most spaces in my house,   this one has been […] Read more…