The Night Circus

By Erin Morgenstern The Night Circus

Not often, (actually, I don’t think I ever have) do I write a blog about a book I have read and/or am reading. Well, this book has inspired me to do so. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is such … Continue reading

Spring = Flowers, Flowers Everywhere!

Love the bright colors, the updated contemporary scale of this floral fabric. So chic used on this classic traditional chair!

I went shopping with my girlfriend the other night for a dress. The stores are spot on with our sentiments of totally being sick of winter and wanting the bright fresh florals of Spring! They were seen everywhere! I personally … Continue reading

Navy and Pink~Taking Winter to Spring!

Mary McDonald got this room right! Navy and white with pops of pink still feels classic and understated.

Everyone who reads my blog, knows my obsession with Navy. It is such a perfect color that can be used with anything. I have a lot of Navy in my wardrobe as well as in my home. With this bad … Continue reading

Table Skirts…they’re back!

table bed skirt tailored

It seems not so long ago when I was on my first marriage that I had a big round table next to my bedside with a gorgeous flowing skirt with a heavy bullion trim around the edge. It was a … Continue reading

The Blind Side

Blind Side, Tuohy, Family, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Interior Design

While watching one of my favorite movies, I was trying to figure out if it was one of my favorite movies because of its unbelievable storyline, amazing characters or the home’s decor! If you don’t already know the movie, the … Continue reading

Beautiful Florals for the Fall!

Pheasant Antler Trophy

What a better way to start your transition into Fall and the holidays than with a beautiful floral? The one above has such a beautiful container! The floral insert can be removed and changed for the seasons. It is approximately … Continue reading

Simply Greige

 

Mega Greige SW 7031

Mega Greige SW 7031

A friend recently asked me if I could recommend a grey color for her walls as she wanted to clean up her living room. I thought to myself, if I had a dollar for every person that asked me that question, I’d be a lucky lady. The answer does not automatically roll off my tongue because there are so many variables when it comes to grey. Hence the title of this post, “Simply Greige”.

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Fall Florals Make Everything Warmer

Outdoor Dinner Party~Yes Please!

My Blog two weeks ago was on the coming of Fall. I hope you all read it and enjoyed it! I just love this time of year for so many reasons that I just want to keep writing about it! … Continue reading

Torchère in Today’s Design

Torchere, torch lamp, light, design

A pair of carved wooden torchères flank a doorway in this elaborate Louis XV style room.

torchère or torch lamp, is a lamp with a tall stand made of wood or metal. Originally, torchères were simply a candelabra, usually with two or three lights. When it was first introduced in France towards the end of the 17th century, the torchère mounted only one candle. When the number of candles were doubled or tripled the improvement was regarded almost as a revolution in the lighting of large rooms. Continue reading

1970’s Design and Fashion, Yes or No?

grasscloth, vintage, 1970, decor

I am attending an event soon (hamptonsheartball.ahaevents.org) with my boyfriend and the theme is “Chic Cocktail – 70’s Inspired-Glitter & Sparkle”.  While desperately researching what we should wear and not look silly, I couldn’t help myself but look at the … Continue reading