Friday mood board 5.3.19

  With this mood board, I’m dreaming up a guest bedroom or a girl’s bedroom in need of some redecorating (for a young lady who has outgrown the child’s room look). I started with the wallpaper from Shumacher because I like the timeless and traditional sense it brings to the room, and it feels fresh… Continue reading Friday mood board 5.3.19

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)

A is for armchairs (in a house that has a soul)

A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless. ~ May Sarton   There are chairs to sit in, and then, there are chairs to sink into with a good book or a sleepy head. I’m talking here about the latter—because chairs to sink into, armchairs—overstuffed, upholstered or slipcovered chairs,… Continue reading A is for armchairs (in a house that has a soul)

daybed dreaming

I’m at a tag sale and there is a long, narrow Victorian daybed with a simple curved shape in a cherry wood stain with a blue ticking mattress. It’s clearly old but in good condition. The price is reasonable. I circle it and circle it again. A young couple is also beginning to circle it.… Continue reading daybed dreaming