Exterior House Color Picks

Hi Friends! Guess what I did today? Yes! I chose the exterior colors of our to-be-built home. Let’s cut to the chase… As follows: Roof: Charcoal Grey Shingles Metal Roof : Dark Bronze (rounded porch) Barrel Vault: Jacobean Stain (wood ceiling of porch) Siding: SW 6173 Cocoon Trim: Pure White (windows, doors, columns, flower box)…

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Finding Inspiration in Town & a Walk Down Memory Lane.

My family and I spent the weekend in Connecticut. We lived there for 10 years and we were craving a trip down memory lane. When our boys were a few months old we moved to Guilford, CT. Here are some pictures from around that town that influenced my decorating style in a big way.  In…

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Fall, Men and A Few Shop Pictures

Happy Friday!!!! I am sharing some pictures of items that are around the shop where I am a vendor. But first just check out my little boys…We went searching for a pumpkin farm a couple of weeks ago. It wasn’t open yet but we had to check out the pumpkins still growing on the vine.…

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Repurposing an Old Fence into a Table & Fall Accents

Check out that twiggy wreath! I basically stole it from my mom. (No, she takes hints well and gave it to me, she’s sweet like that.) 🙂 On the main wall in the breakfast nook I had made an up-cycled console table for a TV. The TV was sitting where you see the pumpkins. After…

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Make a Rag-Knot Pot Skirt {Tutorial}

Fall is in the air (or, so it should be). I see pumpkins & gourds all over town but I am still wearing flip flops and shorts. It’s still very hot! But since it’s October I pulled out a little fall decor for the porch. The great thing about this time of year is that…

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It’s My Fall Porch… Lately

I actually have a fun porch to decorate for different seasons but I haven’t taken advantage of that… lately. All I could muster up this year was this spool table, one pumpkin and some dry hydrangeas. Some of my neighbors have gorgeous mums adorning their porch stairs. I just pulled out a candle, an old pot,…

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Welcome a Spool Table to the Deck

Fall is the best time of year to use our deck. The leaves are changing, it’s cool enough to light a fire and our days are just short enough so we can enjoy darkness before it’s too late. We are using our picnic benches along the railings and placed a spool table in the center…

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Hydrangeas in a Glass Canister

I actually cleaned my kitchen last night before we all went to bed so when I walked down the stairs this morning the breakfast nook looked so pretty with flowers in the center of our rustic table. I tried to capture some of that fresh look to share with you. Turns out I couldn’t capture…

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Build-A-Thankful-Pumpkin

Have you ever been to Build-A-Bear? I am going to show you how I made an easy “Build-A-Thankful-Pumpkin”. My Mother brings the cutest gifts to us when she visits. I loved these Halloween treats that she made and they inspired me to make something of my own. First, let me show you her Halloween version…

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Rusty Scale, Baby Pumpkins and Pinecones

Last week I took my parents to several antique stores. I brought home this old rusty scale. The tiny pumpkins were for sale at one store for $2 per scoop. They are as small and smaller than a penny. Aren’t they so cute? I mixed them in with some mini pine cones that I purchased…

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Fall Foyer Table ~ lightly decorated

Subtle fall touches are showing up at our house… The foyer table is neutral and bright with one creepy crow and a few small pumpkins for fall. Hydrangeas – of course. The pumpkins are those bright faux ones from the craft department.  I painted them and poured sugar over the paint while it was still…

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