Five ways to style a dough bowl…

Five ways to style a dough bowl…

Today, it’s all about dough bowls and how they can not only be decorative, but functional as well. These days, it seems like you can’t open a home decor magazine or look at inspirational websites like Pinterest, without seeing dough bowls used in some way...
Create a Hygge Home…

Create a Hygge Home…

Last summer, my husband and I were fortunate enough to go on a three-week vacation in Europe, which included 18 days of cruising from Barcelona, Spain to Copenhagen, Denmark. We spent several days visiting Belgium, Denmark, Germany and Norway in numerous cities: both...
It’s Not Too Late…

It’s Not Too Late…

Are you struggling to find the perfect last-minute gift for a teacher, your hairdresser, or a white elephant gift exchange? And wouldn’t it be nice if it was a little more creative than a gift card, but not something that will leave a trail of clutter? Today,...
Christmas Centerpieces…

Christmas Centerpieces…

Christmas is just a few days away, and at the last minute I decided to make a couple of centerpieces for our dining room credenza and the living room coffee table. Using mostly items I had on hand, augmented by a few new purchases, I was able to complete two...
Simmering Potpourri Jars…

Simmering Potpourri Jars…

Tis the season to fill our homes with the smells of Christmas! Today I have an easy idea that can be prepared ahead so that you will be ready to infuse your home with all the scents of the season. That’s right, we’re making simmering potpourri jars! Any...
Six ways to be a guest at your own Party…

Six ways to be a guest at your own Party…

The holiday season is upon us, and that typically brings opportunities for entertaining friends and family in our homes, as well as being invited to other’s gatherings. I know for my husband and I, one of the things we missed most during the pandemic was getting...
Guest Room Tweak…

Guest Room Tweak…

Sometimes in home decorating, a room needs major surgery or a complete transfusion. But other times? It just needs a couple of small tweaks. That was the case with one of our guest rooms that hadn’t been changed much in 14 years. Back in its busy toile days with...
Chicken Teriyaki BOWL…

Chicken Teriyaki BOWL…

Do you love food bowls as much as I do? They seem to be popping up everywhere, from Mexican food chains like Chipotle, to Asian inspired offerings, to salads. I love them so much, you might say I’m “bowled over” by having the whole meal in one dish!...
Simple Fall Updates…

Simple Fall Updates…

Today, I am excited to share some simple 5-minute fall arrangements that you can incorporate into your decor. We are starting to experience that crisp air here in Southeastern Washington, bringing with it my favorite time of the year, fall. Even though we are...
Drying Hydrangeas…

Drying Hydrangeas…

Today’s blog is all about waiting. In other words, it’s about the exact opposite of instant gratification. Back in the late 90’s, we had some beautiful hydrangea plants in our yard. For a few years, as fall arrived and they started to fade and dry on...

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