Whether your style is vintage glam, traditional, rustic or farmhouse, you’ll find plenty of Christmas decorating ideas to inspire you on this holiday home tour. Today, I’m throwing open the doors of our home and giving you the grand holiday home tour of our Christmas decor. My style tends to the vintage and traditional, so […]

These simple, harvest-inspired fall fireplace mantel decorating ideas are pretty and functional!  I finally did it. Cleared the Legos, lightsabers and video game figures off the hearth and turned off the TV long enough to dress our keeping room fireplace for fall. I love sharing my fireplace mantel decorating ideas every season. But besides being […]

Come see how we created a relaxing and inviting outdoor room in our backyard. You’ll find lots of patio decorating ideas to inspire you. If you need me, I’ll be outside on the patio with a novel and a fruity drink. You might even find me napping al fresco. I’ve been waiting for more than a […]

I definitely understand the call of the ocean. There’s just something about the salt air. I dream of someday having a beach house, or maybe spending a summer in Hawaii. But until those dreams come true, I’ll have to make due with the little slice of beach heaven I’ve created at home by decorating the […]

If I had to use just one word to describe our Christmas decor this year, it would be vintage. But worlds like personal, colorful, eclectic, exhausting and done — finally — also come to mind! Hey, decorating for the holidays is hard work! I’ve shown you bits and pieces of rooms and spaces over the […]

I grew up in an era where preppy ruled fashion, and I never really outgrew my love of all things pink and green. This year when it came time to decorate the tree in my dining room, I went with a preppy theme — a white Christmas tree decorated with vintage pink-and-green Shiny-Brite ornaments. I’m […]

Welcome friends to our holiday home. I’m very excited to be showing off our front porch, bedecked with lots of vintage Christmas decorations, chalkboard elements, greenery and bold pops of red, as part of the Welcome Home Tour with a talented group of bloggers. You’ll find links to their home tours at the end of this […]

Putting together our Christmas mantel decorations every year is always a challenge. Because we have one of those fireplaces that serves as a dual focal point in our keeping room. There’s the beautiful stone fireplace, with flickering gas logs, a large stone hearth and mantel. And above it, a cabinet for our main television. In […]

I have been unveiling my fall decor a little bit by a little bit. I’m really not being a tease; that’s just how the fall decorating has gone this year… bit by bit, room by room, waylaid by things like rainy weather, kid birthday parties and real life. But I think I’m finally finished…and not a […]

I’ve been all about nontraditional colors in my fall decorating this year. I think this approach has been inspired by my love of heirloom green and blue pumpkins. I’m delighted to be sharing with you my fall front porch decor today, as well as a few indoor spaces that are all decked out for fall in […]