Friday, November 29, 2013

Decorating with Natural Elements...Highlights of Christmas Pasts

Christmas Living Room 2012
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I've held off decorating for Christmas until this weekend so I'm knee-deep in ornaments and greenery right now, but I wanted to share some Christmas highlights from the past couple of years from my previous home in case you are also decorating this weekend and would like a bit of inspiration...

Sunday, November 24, 2013

A Few of Our Favorite Things - Furniture, DIY and Paint Supplies Giveaway!

A Few of Our Favorite Things : Furniture DIY & Paint Supplies Giveaway
I'm excited to announce that some of my favorite furniture re-finishing and DIY blogger friends and I have teamed up to share our favorite supplies that we've tested and approved over the countless projects we've worked on over the years and we're giving them away!  

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Updating Mirrors with Chalk Paint

Do you ever run across those ornate, gold mirrors at thrift stores, flea markets, auctions, etc and wonder how you can change them up a bit?  I find these all the time and they've almost become staples in the booths and shows where I sell from because they are simple to update...

Monday, November 18, 2013

Details in the Dining Room

As I mentioned last week when I shared my Green and Natural Thanksgiving Tablescape, I promised to share the details, sources, paint color, etc of the latest dining room makeover in our rental house...

Monday, November 11, 2013

Green and Natural Thanksgiving Tablescape

I finished up my dining room just in time!  If you recall, I've been working here and there on the room, but since I'm part of a wonderful group of bloggers sharing our Fall/Thanksgiving tablescapes this week, it gave me the push to get it completed.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Autumn Breakfast Under the Old Oak Tree - Creating a Fall Vignette

Behind our current home is a giant old oak tree that's at least 150 year old and is just beautiful!  Although it's the source of many leaves to rake this Fall, it's also a great setting for a picnic or bite to eat.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Scoop On Creating Fall Vignettes Tour

I just wanted quickly let everyone know that starting tomorrow morning, there will be a great group of 25 bloggers sharing Fall vignettes over 5 days!  One of the great things about this tour is that there will be a "how to" element on creating beautiful vignettes besides seeing all of the pretty pictures.  You won't want to miss it!
Here is the schedule for The Scoop on Creating Fall Vignettes tour:

Monday, November 4, 2013

Eulalie's Sky Milk Paint and a New Booth

I'm back in the saddle again!  After not painting furniture for a couple of months because of the move and closing my booth in Raleigh, it felt good to work on new project with a new color.  I'm sort of a product junkie when it comes to paint and supplies.  I love to try new colors and brands of paint, wax, etc and when Miss Mustard Seed came out with the Eulalie's Sky color for her line of milk paint, I knew I had to try it since I gravitate to blues.


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