November, 2012

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Decorating With Boxwood

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

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This past Fall Season was so busy for me, I really did not decorate too much for Autumn or Thanksgiving. The day after a quiet Thanksgiving this year, I was ready to go decorate something! Let the Christmas decorating begin!

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Have you ever worked with boxwood when making floral arrangements

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Working With Existing Kitchen Tile

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

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Like many of us working on a room redesign, my friend Rosie from Texas has been updating her kitchen in steps as money and time allows. Here is the original kitchen where we started:

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Since Rosie has always dreamed of a white kitchen, her first project was to paint her dark cabinets with

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Beautifully Simple Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

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It is hard to believe Thanksgiving is next week already! I am not entertaining any large crowds this year so I am not feeling too stressed about the Holiday this year.

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Although dinner is not going to be a big deal, I still like a pretty centerpiece on the

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A Perfect Wedding Day

Monday, November 12th, 2012

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I just could not wait to share a few pictures from my daughter Meghan’s wedding this past weekend! These photos were all taken by Meg and Ian’s friends and family.

After two major storms in a two weeks period, their day ended up a perfect, blue-sky, New England warm day. The weather was just

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New Design Books of 2012

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

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An article in The Washington Post today gave a rundown of newly released design books. Wonderful new decorating books to look through page by page! from leading designers. Although I haven’t had a chance to read these books quite yet, I wanted to share the thoughts and reviews of those

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Easy Bedroom Update

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

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One of the easiest, least expensive and quickest way to update your bedroom is so simple, you will wonder why you did not think of it yourself!

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If you are still living with a matching dresser and mirror set that you purchased over ten years ago, it is time to get rid of that matchy-match

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