mid-week flowers

Late summer climbing roses and sweet autumn clematis (that wandered over from my neighbor’s yard) in a small blue and white bowl. Afternoon therapy. I used chicken wire scrunched in a ball and some floral tape to hold it in place. But you can use anything you have around the house. Give it a try… Continue reading mid-week flowers

Friday mood board 6.21.19

  Two things initiated this Friday’s mood board: a beautiful painting and a bad habit. I challenged myself to design a room around a painting that I love. In this case it is Robert Dash’s “Pink Field, White Field” (1965). I quickly decided to put it in a kitchen rather than where we might expect… Continue reading Friday mood board 6.21.19

b is for beautiful benches (inside and out)

Benches can solve design and decorating problems: They can occupy a narrow space, create a focal point, and be very useful.  Not to mention the fact that many of them are quite beautiful pieces of furniture. So, I’ve gathered some images of pretty benches that might just help solve a decorating dilemma or simply add… Continue reading b is for beautiful benches (inside and out)