Nantucket in My Yard & Polywood Furniture Giveaway!

Polywood Recycled Furniture - durable and stylish!

As he reclined in his new adirondack chair, ice cold lemonade in hand, a huge smile spread across my hubby's face as he said, "my vision quest has come to an end" (did I mention he's a tad bit dramatic?). After 20 years of wanting, thinking and dreaming of owning comfy adirondack chairs, his dream has finally been fulfilled - and on Earth Day … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Go Bold or Go Home

Home Tour of SAS Interiors

  She's been featured in Better Homes and Gardens ... more than once. I can see why because my friend Jenna of SAS Interiors has style (plus she's really nice which adds style points in my eyes). Every foyer needs a wow factor ... whether it's from a blinged out chest of drawers, a statement making striped wall, or a white … [Read more...]


Unique Decorating Ideas to Jazz Up Your Garden

Vintage camper garden

  What's better than sitting outside (on my vintage glider) on a warm summer day. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing, the cocktails are flowing. I'm loving these unique garden ideas that anyone can do - whatever color your thumb. Watering Can Wall Vintage Camper Garden - Design Eur … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Tone on Tone

Conservatory filled with topiaries

No, it's not an estate in the Spanish countryside. This stunning home belongs to Loi of Tone on Tone. He's an antique shop owner, designer and amazing gardener.  I can see why he's been featured in the pages of Southern Living. Love the threadbare rug and lights - not to mention an amazing collection in white. A place for … [Read more...]


Fave 5 Simple Spring Projects


  You know my motto ... simple projects equals more time for cocktails.   So here are my favorite 5 all time ideas I've created for spring over the years ...   Burlap Bunny Table Runner - this family of bunnies is still hopping across my table and their pom pom tails are still making me smile.   Easter … [Read more...]


Vintage Lover’s Paradise in an Old Barn!


  I love a good road trip ... especially when I get to head out on the open road with Denise in her Crafty Camper ... and even more especially when the destination is an old barn overflowing with vintage goodness. Destination:  Sweet Clover in Frederick, MD run by my friend Cassie and Sarah and filled with tons of amazing … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – A Graphic Approach

Make a painted headboard

She had me at her tagline ... "extreme humiliation should not keep us from creating beautiful things!" Mekenzie, aka Kenz, of Interiors by Kenz definitely knows how to create beautiful things. Love this geometric wall that might even get me running on the treadmill! I never met a bit of bling I didn't love. This is perfect for … [Read more...]


My Favorite Way to Set a Table and My *# Birthday!

See how to set a festive table

  A few weeks ago, I turned *#. So I invited best friends over to celebrate - because turning *# is definite cause for celebration!   It was a Kelly's Favorite Things dinner ... my hubby whipped up margaritas, poured red wine, grilled filet mignon, roasted potatoes and brussels sprouts with bacon and finished with chocolate eclairs … [Read more...]


I’m Thelma, She’s Louise – A Day of Crafting & Vintage Shopping

Make an animal coat rack

Denise and I will be hitching up the Crafty Camper and road tripping Thelma & Louise style down to Frederick, MD this weekend. We'll be hanging out at Sweet Clover, an old dairy barn converted into a vintage-painted furniture-never-know-what-treasure-you'll-find, artisan market. In between scooping up all the fabulous finds I can get my … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – The White Buffalo Styling Co

Colorful kitchen island

  Her decorating mantra:  "fly your freak flag". Lindsay from The White Buffalo Styling Co isn't afraid to do just that. From tie-dyed curtains to a modern desk with faux marble paint to a rustic outdoor retreat with mismatched chairs, Lindsay's style can only be defined as doing what she loves - and it works. Open shelves, a … [Read more...]