White Peony Hoop Wreath – For your garden gate… or the bride?

I love the look of a beautiful hoop wreath adorned with fresh flowers – great for summer special event decor, but their life is short lived in the summer heat. I decided to work on creating the same look with high quality faux greenery and flowers. The challenge is creating the same airy look and […]

Fall Tableware Finds… Costa Nova Pearl in Cocoa

I am in love with Costa Nova’s Pearl dinnerware collection! I’ve been searching for quite a while, trying to find a replacement for an older beaded dinnerware pattern that I favored but just couldn’t anything that truly compared. Costa Nova’s Pearl is a winner… It’s raised beaded-rim design is substantial, much more detailed the most […]

Entryway and Staircase Redesign

The entryway is the first impression of a home and a space that should be warm and welcoming.  This entryway and staircase were ready for an update and redesign. Removing the wall to wall carpet, adding a runner and fresh new color on the walls was the answer.

Quick Tip – Creative Use for an Ice Bucket

When was the last time you used your ice bucket? Is it hidden away until company comes?   It’s time to dig out your beautiful bucket and put it on display.  You’ll quick discover that it makes a lovely vessel for potted flowers and plants. Our Beatriz Ball metal ice buckets loves great with faux potted white agapanthus. […]

Our Favorite Things… Permanent Succulents

Succulents are quite popular right now, and it’s no surprise as they are one of the most versatile plant options for decorating both inside and outside the home. Today’s permanent succulents are so close to the real thing that you truly cannot tell them apart. Although real succulents are one of the easier plants to […]

Living Beautifully… Your Home’s Signature Scent

When decorating our homes, we always have our sense of sight and touch in mind.  We create a room that is visually beautiful, and fill it with a variety of textures in our furnishings, accessories and textiles. One other important element to considering when designing your home is your home’s scent.  A beautiful room layered […]

Easy and Natural Holiday Decor… Wreaths that keep it simple

I find that I’m favoring wreaths filled with simple greenery and natural accents this season. Angel vine and simple ribbon make a lovely accent on this wood slant tray. You can’t go wrong with evergreen, pine cones and magnolia leaves for relaxed, classic style. Silver ornaments and bits of hydrangea dress up an evergreen wreath. […]

Easy and Natural Holiday Decor… Twigs and Branches

Twigs and branches bring a great organic touch to holiday decor. We use a variety of evergreen, cotton and floral branches, along with bottles and stone, to create natural looking vignettes in our store and at home too!

Our Favorite Things… Rustic Wood Slat Tray

Love these large wood slat trays – the warmth the reclaimed wood and texture of the wooden slats amps up the style factor of this service tray.  Whether adorning a large dining able (put this piece under your centerpiece or fill it with candles for an eye-catching centerpiece); or hang it on wall with a […]