Whether it be drinking a cup of coffee together, or having an elaborate banquet, the object of hospitality is to give something of ourselves for the enjoyment of others.… Read More Hospitality: Open Heart, Open Home
Years ago, my re-purposed decorating style was more out of necessity,
but I still delight in revitalizing interiors with salvaged pieces
… Read More Carrying the Sky
My husband claims he has never met anyone who gets so much joy from changing a couple of coffee cups and items around on a few shelves.
I think he secretly loves it that I get so excited, though, because he made the shelves for me, and he is a Big Coffee Drinker! He and I gather here very early every morning to pour a few cups and chat before getting dressed and ready to face the day.
… Read More Let Summer Begin: The Coffee Bar
The month of May signals Spring, and the Coming of Summer,
which incites my soul to make changes in our cottage décor to welcome the warmer days.
… Read More Summer Living
Come and see my freshly decorated Summer Dining Room … Read More A Splendid Summer Setting
“There is a smiling summer here, which causes birds to sing.” -Emily Dickinson … Read More A Smiling Summer Begins
For nearly 3 years now, I have jokingly been calling the paint style in the Living Room “Ancient Chateau” because we never quite had time to wash all of the old paste off the walls after we soaked the 1960’s wallpaper off. Fast forward to this weekend. We shut everything down, put our phones on… Read More Classic Hues – Painting the Cottage (Project 24)
We Took down the Toile material and the old curtains on the double window, and hung a very sheer white material behind the Antique Hutch. … Read More Let the Light Shine In (Project #23)
When paired with Martha Stewart’s Blue Rooster Contact Paper, my heart was thrilled by the perfect transformation the two Hat Boxes
… Read More Never Judge a Hat By Its Cover ~Day 16 of The 40 Day Projects
My goals were to add more blue in the Hutch, and also to add a bit of summer to the look.
… Read More The Hutch: A Summer Project –Day 6