How to Clean Vintage Luggage

How to clean vintage luggage

  Oh the places you'll go ... but if you're stuck at home, you can at least have a suitcase that's been around the world (or the block at least). Vintage suitcases have so much character - the aged leather, the monograms, the travel stickers. They harken back to the days when people dressed for a flight ... you'd never see a … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Christine Dovey

Home Tour of Christine Dovey

  A few years ago, Christine Dovey decided to sell all of of her furniture and start from scratch with only pieces that inspire her. This former teacher turned stylist, decorator and artist lives in Ontario and describes her style as a "blushy cocktail of delicate pretty mixed with a dash of modern edge." I love the way the marble … [Read more...]


How to Throw a Killer Yard Sale – The Purge Sale 2014!

How to throw a Killer Yard Sale

The Purge Sale! Epic purge sale this weekend (May 31, June 1). Four hoarders (according to our husbands), teaming up to get rid of our stash so we can save our marriages. We love to shop, decorate, collect and roam the aisles of flea markets so you know our stuff is Amazing. Date: May 31 & June 1 Time: 8am -- 2pm (early birds stress us out) … [Read more...]


Make a Watermelon Drink Dispenser and Summer Cocktail

Make a watermelon drink dispenser

  Remember when I spoke at the Country Living Fair? I whipped up a tasty little watermelon concoction. It's so easy, so refreshing and so good! And it's even better with it's own spigot! How to Make a Watermelon Drink Dispenser Supplies (the poor guy at the hardware store thought I was nuts but he helped me find everything I … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Go Haus Go

Eclectic House Tour Go Haus Go

  Her 900 square foot 1914 Kentucky home is packed with style. Emily of Go Haus Go grew to love living small and I can see why. A vintage and modern sofa pair perfectly together. Dramatic walls and colorful art make this the perfect place to create ... and a daybed for power naps doesn't hurt either. There goes Suge about to … [Read more...]


How to Age Terra Cotta Pots

How to Age Terra Cotta Pots

  Moisturizer, eye cream, lotions and potions. While I'm all over a great anti-aging product, I have the opposite opinion about my terra cotta pots.   Forget those perfectly perfect, brand spanking new pots.  Like a man, they get better with age ... this is the George Clooney of pots.   I got the idea from my … [Read more...]


My Florida Escape – and Dream Vacation Giveaway!

Anna Maria Island Vacation Giveaway

  I had such an amazing time in our stunning home on Anna Maria Island! It's truly paradise. Diane, Karah, Carrie, Beth, Roeshel and I had our very own Girls Gone Wild - island style. We vowed that what happens on Anna Maria Island, stays on Anna Maria Island ... but we can share these photos of Sirenia Cove - the most … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – So Much Better with Age

Eclectic Home Tour of So Much Better with Age

  She calls her style "Industrial, Beachy, French." I call it fabulous!  Jamie from So Much Better with Age has created a stylish, cozy and welcoming home.  This girl loves symmetry and I love the white washed fireplace and her crock collection. More crocks. Jamie transformed her dated kitchen with ... painted … [Read more...]


The Time I Spoke at the Country Living Fair – and the Day in Pictures!

A Day at the Country Living Fair

  It was just me, Denise and a few sheep (cardboard cutouts that is) on stage at the Country Living Fair last weekend. The audience was glued to their seats in anticipation of what amazing ideas we would present ...   actually, I may have seen one or two people nodding off and  a few of them were most likely just there to … [Read more...]


My Outdoor Escape and a Little Ambiance

Make Cupcake Liner String Lights

  When it's cold, dark and dreary, I love escaping to my bathroom and taking long, hot soaks in the tub. Bubbles, a good book and a glass of wine and I'm transported to a beach in Fiji. Now that the weather is perfection, my favorite place to escape is my back yard. An adirondack chair, a tall glass of lemonade, a great read and … [Read more...]