Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Three Easy Tablesettings to Help You Celebrate the 4th of July


Here are three simple and easy ways to decorate
your table for the upcoming 
4th of July celebration...


Our first tablesetting

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Inspirational Furnishings ~ Cynthia Rowley's Gorgeous Furniture Pieces


Riding the downward escalator inside
Dillard's
at the 
Shops at Willow Bend, Plano, Texas
a couple of weeks ago
I spied this gilded bedroom beauty and 
an armchair that made my heart go
pitter-patter...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Mixing the Old with the New ~ Shabby Chic Bedding



When we moved to Texas last fall
we brought just a couple of throws to wrap up in
while snuggling on our couch 
and our 
big down comforter knowing we would need it to 
keep warm during the coming winter.

No special linens or comforters 
came with us
not even 
my favorite old duvet cover as there
just really wasn't room.
Yesterday I remedied that hole in our
sorely needed bed linens...



Monday, June 12, 2017

Roses in June

Our former backyard in California ~ definitely taken in June when the hollyhocks were beginning to bloom.
Roses in June...  There is just something 
ethereal and wonderful about roses which captures
the imagination unlike any other flower 
in the garden.
At least for me anyway!
How about you???

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Places to Visit ~ Lavender Ridge Farms

Gorgeous pink roses mixed in with tall lavender perennials.
Over the Memorial Day
weekend
My hubby and I took a drive out to 
Gainesville
to visit a lovely little farm ~
Lavender Ridge Farms...

Friday, June 2, 2017

Flash Forward ~ Lightroom and the Canon Speedlite






Oh my!  Even though this photograph is
still dark on the statue's face...
I am loving what the program Lightroom
and the new flash 
Canon Speedlite 430 EX III
{picked up a couple of weeks ago}
and a soft diffuser can do for photographs...

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