Decor

Color of the Year Trends

Every year paint companies select a color of the year from their vast collection of hues, shades and tones. I’m always in awe of the colors chosen and rarely are the colors similar. This year two of the hues are close neighbors on the color wheel. There’s a lot of thought that goes into each… Read More Color of the Year Trends

Decor

Model Home Decor

Model homes are wonderful for inspiration when you are looking to redo your own home. They are always decked out in the latest styles and trends.  As a lover of design and pretty things, they always hold an element of wonder for me. For the last year or so I’ve been working as a new… Read More Model Home Decor

Lifestyle

Beyond The Comfort Zone

We can stand there comfortably on the ground floor or we can ascend the steps beyond our comfort zone and realize our greatness. The comfort zone is that place where good ideas, dreams and untapped talent go to die. It’s called the comfort zone because we feel safe, comfortable, if you will.  We are tricked… Read More Beyond The Comfort Zone

DIY, Uncategorized

Pumpkin Vase DIY

Today, I’m showing you how to make a pumpkin vase.  I am always on the hunt for fun and unusual items to double as vases for fresh flowers. Last summer I watched Camilla over at Effortless Style turn a pineapple into a gorgeous vase for some pretty amazing summer flowers. Taking that as a cue,… Read More Pumpkin Vase DIY

In the Kitchen

My Apple Crisp Recipe

Apple season reminds me of home and Sundays spent apple picking among the fall foliage. Apple season was always celebrated with the Apple Festival and opening of the Old Cider Mill.  There’s something quintessential about apples in  New England, and sometimes I miss it. Living in Florida, I opt to celebrate the fall and the… Read More My Apple Crisp Recipe