A Little Christmas of Past

Thursday, December 27, 2019 Even though Christmas has come and gone…  While digging through some old photos I ran across some past Christmas décor.     I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and rejoiced in the reason for the season.   Every year I deck the house out in its holiday best and try…

An Instant Mood Setter

Monday, November 4, 2019 I don’t know about you, but daylight savings time seems to be a catalyst for a new game changer for all things around my house. We end the day earlier heading inside for food and warmth.   As the day draws to a close, I like to add warmth to my…

Just Jacks – A Rustic Display

Saturday, October 26, 2019 “This is the season she will make beautiful things. Not perfect things but honest things that speak to who she is and who she is called to be.”  ~Morgan Harper Nichols     With all the craziness of “The great move” lately I’ve needed some distractions to keep my mind off of…

My Simple Autumn Styling – 2 Ways

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 A simple Autumn styling with the rustic and refound. A simple autumn vignette on the buffet.   Lets talk about fall. Fall is colorful falling leaves, crisp fresh air and pumpkins. I’m tackling all kinds of projects this week, making my primitive wood pumpkins, packing up my house, and maybe decorating…

Take A Hike

August 8, 2019 How To Beat the Summer Heat and Boredom So I took a hike to a glacial tarn (a mountain lake) in the northern part of the Eastern Humboldt Range. Where? Elko County   This past summer I’ve felt like I have been under house arrest. I have worked on my yard and…

A Simple Charming Table Setting

July 18, 2019   A table setting for a gathering of friends I’m a huge fan of pretty table settings.     Table settings that include fresh flowers and candles parading down the center, pretty dishes, and fine stemware. On The Table A simple centerpiece… Flowers from the garden. Peonies to be exact! Peonies with…

My Salvage Style

Tuesday, June 18, 2019     I have a great love for old things because they bring so much life and interest to a home. With dents and all! Old things have a history and a story to tell.     I like to think about the hands that have touched the object, where it…

Lovely Lilacs – The Color of Spring

Thursday, June 13, 2019   A bouquet of fresh cut lilacs… They are absolutely charming and beautiful anywhere!     Their delicate pale violet and vibrant purple blooms are covered with dainty star shaped blooms and have quite the most intoxicating scent.     These lilacs have double blossoms and are as beautiful as they…

The Chairs Have It!

May 21, 2019 Are You A Collector of Odd Things?   I have mentioned a few of my favorite things to collect.;) I think… I also have mentioned that I like to collect chairs… vintage , antique, and new. Chairs may be in the running for one of my favorite things.     I’m not…

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2019 May showers bring May flowers and Mother’s Day!     May brings beautiful things along with the beautiful thoughts of my mother, my mother-in-law, grandmothers, and all other incredible mother figures in my life. Although, not being a mother myself, I learned from my mother that it was the sweetest job that…