The halls are decked, the tree is trimmed, gifts are wrapped, and Santa is on his way...
Monday, December 21, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015
Today I am joining several other bloggers as part of A Merry Little Christmas Blog Hop, hosted by Pamela at From My Front Porch to Yours, so as soon as you are finished here, you need to head on over and see the other talented ladies who will be sharing lots of inspiration and ideas for you!
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Quite honestly, I am just a little obsessed with Turkish rugs and kilim pillow covers. But then, you all know that. So when I got the email from Unique Rug Store and Kilim Pillow Store about sponsorship, I jumped all over the opportunity.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
I know I usually steer clear of trends, but Moroccan wedding blankets are all the rage, and I really do love the look, but not the price.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
I have loved sparkly chandeliers since I was a child. My aunt Melissa had the most glorious one in her marble-tiled foyer, and I loved to walk down her stairs into the foyer pretending I was a princess. If I lived in her house, I'd probably still do the same thing every morning:-)
Monday, November 16, 2015
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Friday, November 6, 2015
I love Thanksgiving. As excited as I get about Christmas, I love Thanksgiving, and have enjoyed hosting it here the last few years. If you also host and are looking for Thanksgiving table setting ideas, you have come to the right place:-)
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
You all know how much I love my rugs, so you will appreciate my excitement over this new kilim runner for the kitchen:-)
***NOTE there is an update at the end of this post with sources.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
I love Fall. I just cannot wait for it every year. This year, it seemed to take forever -- as if the leaves were *never* going to change. Then, overnight, the color seemed to come from nowhere -- more brilliant than I have ever seen here.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Friday, October 16, 2015
There are so many aspects of Bohemian chic style that appeal to me--from well-traveled accessories, Turkish kilims, and Native American art, to plants, vintage finds, mid-century furniture and my favorite -- color. It's kind of like a smorgasbord of all my favorite design elements -- and then some.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
If I could choose only one word to describe fall, it would be "vibrant." For me, autumn is seriously an overload for the senses, and I love embracing that feeling inside my home as well.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Oh the joy of autumn in the North Carolina mountains! I always look forward to the transition from hazy summer days to clear, Carolina blue skies, vibrant color and crisp, cool nights.
It's the perfect time to get back out on the porch, as the noon day sun that has beat down on our table all summer, finally shifts and is filtered by the changing leaves.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
I am definitely taking an outside the box approach to Autumn this year. And I mean that literally if you know my "box" story. In any case, I wanted to change things up and go opposite of all the trends and do what speaks to my heart. What's new? I knew I wanted color and lots of it, but not typical fall colors. I started by making this rustic centerpiece for my dining table.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Yesterday I showed y'all my corner cabinet all styled with shades of white, silver and vanilla-strawberry hydrangeas. I also mentioned that I had decided it needed more color, so here it is:-)
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
I was so excited to finally find a copy of the October issue of Consumer Reports Kitchen Planning and Buying Guide! Why, you ask?
They contacted me earlier this summer wanting to buy a photo of the hanging rack I made to hold my cutting boards, so I, of course, said yes and patiently waited for the issue to come out. We could not find it here, so Luis picked up a copy at Barnes and Noble in Asheville where they were just putting them out on the shelves.
This is a wonderful magazine packed full of gorgeous kitchen ideas, so I am humbled to have a little photo in such a beautiful magazine. If you are planning a new kitchen, updating your current kitchen or just looking for solutions for storage, etc., it's a great one to pick up. I'm going to enjoy looking through my copy and doing a little kitchen dreaming:-)