Create a Seaside Retreat (in your home) + Giveaway!

Create a Seaside Retreat (in your home) + Giveaway!

My favorite time of the year is almost here! Summertime! We just booked our annual trip to the beach house for some much needed rest […]

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How to Whitewash Brick

How to Whitewash Brick

I bit the bullet, held my breath and took the plunge! I said buh-bye to the orangey-salmon brick fireplace and gave the it a lighter, brighter, […]

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10 Christmas Mantel Ideas

10 Christmas Mantel Ideas

The Christmas boxes are down from the attic and the house is in a bit of disarray, but the Christmas decorating has begun! I’ll be […]

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Whisper Fall Softly

Whisper Fall Softly

“All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful […]

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Neutral Valentine’s Mantel

Neutral Valentine’s Mantel

Now that the pine needles are cleaned up and Christmas decor is all put away, my home has been feeling so bare. The mantel needed […]

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Coastal Christmas Mantels

Coastal Christmas Mantels

Christmas is almost here and I’m finishing up last minute decorating. We have a family tradition of spending Christmas Eve at my mother’s beachfront home […]

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Red and White Christmas Mantel

Red and White Christmas Mantel

This is my favorite time of year! I have been getting choked up and teary eyed watching my kids’ reactions to the excitement of the […]

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Coastal Mantel

Coastal Mantel

I was online the other day… (like that’s a surprise)… and someone asked a question directed at home bloggers, “Do you decorate your home for […]

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Halloween Mantel

Halloween Mantel

Two more weeks and Halloween with be here. The older I get the less I enjoy this holiday. I had already decorated a Fall Mantel […]

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Fall Mantel

Fall Mantel

Is it ok to admit I’m still holding on to summer? Can I tell you how hard it is to decorate for fall when our […]

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Decorating a Christmas Mantel Around Your TV

Decorating a Christmas Mantel Around Your TV

Decorating a mantel when the television is above the fireplace can be challenging but it can also be fun! Think out of the box and […]

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Autumn Display

Autumn Display

Here in south east Virginia and we are still in the 80’s and everything is still rather lush and green. The height of our color […]

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Field Trip Fab Finds

Field Trip Fab Finds

I treated me, myself, and I to a field trip today, Destination: Home Emporium. Stores with unique, rotating inventory are a hot spot for home […]

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