Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Pops of Spring On The Shop Patio

After I open the shop each morning I take a walk around the patio with a cup of coffee, the view this time of year is so warm and welcoming the pops of color bright and cheery.
As the flowers begin to take

Friday, April 21, 2017

Brighter Lighter Sun Porch

The sun porch is one of my favorite rooms in my home, it's the first room you see when you come in the back door. A few years back I painted the walls this delicious shade of Apple Green, as the commercial said, "it's come a long way baby!" You can view the nasty "yellow" colored unpainted walls HERE, these before pictures are what prompted the "whole" change, goodness I'm glad I did. From those pictures you can view HERE the reveal of the walls after they were painted. Just a slight change don't you think?
 Over the course

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

New Chairs For the Kitchen

I've searched for quite some time for the perfect counter stools for the new island. I've ordered a couple of times only to be disappointed once they came. The color was off or the quality wasn't what I felt it should be. 

Last week

Monday, April 17, 2017

Changes in the Office

 I have a couple of girlfriends that come by for regular visits, they have been my strength the last 3 years. We're constantly visiting about everything, mostly decorating.
While one of them was here last week she noticed I had sold a piece of furniture that had been in the office for almost 16 years. It was time for it to go after the couple picked it up there was a definite bare spot. 
 I moved the over sized

Saturday, April 8, 2017

And... Another Project Is Marked Off the Books

It's been another wild and crazy week around here. I work better under pressure wouldn't have it any other way. Mother Nature is cooperating with us this weekend with promises of Spring like temperatures, along with more wind. It could be so much worse, after 13 days of clouds and rain I'm more than ready for sunshine bring on the wind.

A couple of weeks ago I was visiting with a friend talking construction as we often do. During the conversation my cabinet over the desk was brought up and how I disliked the cross bar design. It felt too heavy. just not the traditional look I was going for. 
This is the only