My Favorite Bali Window Treatment

As the year is closing out, it’s a nice time to look back. I like to think about my favorite moment, favorite meal, and favorite accomplishment. My favorite moment? This summer when my family came for a visit at our mountain house in North Carolina.   Yes, that was a special time. They had never been […]

6 Favorite Holiday Decorating Tips

If you are looking for some simple and easy decorating ideas for the holidays, we’ve got you covered. It doesn’t take a lot of money or time to add just the right touches to your home. And you can always use general red décor to stretch your Christmas decorating budget. 1. Grab a red car […]

Porch Living

It’s warming up and my thoughts are turning to my porch. There’s no place I would rather be. With the fresh air and cool breezes, why not come outside and enjoy the view? The first thing I like to do when it warms up is to clean off my furniture. It gets so dusty out here […]

Interesting Artwork for Your Home

Artwork adds so much to a room—it gives it so much personality. The artwork in one home is typically so different from what you find in another home. It reflects the owner’s taste and gives a home character. I think homes would be so boring without any art. The amazing thing is that there are so […]

5 Must-See Home Décor Trends for 2017

Last year went by in a whirlwind, didn’t it? I hope it was full of joy for you. Along with a new year comes new styles on the horizon. That’s the fun thing about a new year—it’s a nice fresh start. A chance to be bold when previously more muted. A chance to change everything […]

Wood Blinds Design Tips for Your Home

I really love the look of wood blinds. They have a vintage feel that also is very current and classy. Let’s talk about selecting the right ones for your home. Step 1: Select your size. You have a choice of 1″, 2″, or 2 ½” slats. My preference is the larger size—you get an incredible view to the outside—but […]

4 Easy Paint Techniques

Do you have a piece of furniture that you are thinking of tossing? Have you considered painting it? It’s amazing how you can transform something with paint and a little know-how. I have painted chairs, beds, chests, clocks, candlesticks, trays, baskets—you name it. Paint completely changes the look. Read on for a few techniques you can […]