• Color and Texture.

    And it all comes together! Loving that high gloss ceiling.  Don’t be shy to use high glass paint on cabinets and mill work.

  • French Dining Room

    French Dining Room

    Some times I want my French Maiden-name back. I just love everything in this room!

  • Big Blue

    Big Blue

    Love this kitchen on how this designer used 2 separate tables.

French Chocolate Bark; recipe from Ina Garten

French Bark

We are Talking Chocolate! October is the time we start to crave chocolate and with Halloween around the corner all stores are packing their shelves up come early September. That is when I start to crave a piece of French Chocolate Bark. I love the French Bark recipe from the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten.  What […] Read more…

Visual Inspiration’s

Every good design needs some kind of inspiration. Your inspiration can be as simple as colors from a painting you like or a picture you found on Pinterest. I came across this gorgeous pantry while researching high gloss cabinets. I love the look of high gloss on cabinets and ceilings but my clients seem to […] Read more…

A well organized living room that looks lived in.

New Years Resolution

Start this New Year with a clean slate! But do you have a clean slate? Did you know one of the fastest growing business is storage? Who doesn’t love the Container Store! Who doesn’t watch Hoarders to say to yourself “Oh I’m not like that”.  Or are you?   The number one reason why things […] Read more…

What’s Old Can Be New Again!

Things found at flea markets, estate sales & garage sales that are refurbished are all the big rage. As seen in Lara Spencer’s new book ‘Flea Market Fabulous’ How to Design Gorgeous Rooms With Vintage Treasures. http://www.laraspencer.net/site/whats-new.html I always try to attend any flee market especially when the Junk Bonanza comes to town. http://junkbonanza.com The […] Read more…

Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

It is Zucchini Season! I love to cook and bake to the seasons of what’s growing and right now its Zucchini time! I received a Zucchini Bread recipe from a dear old friend years ago and through the years I have modified her recipe to make it my very own with flavors I love. This […] Read more…

Your White House

  I love an all white on white exterior house.  The home becomes a blank canvas and all the colors of nature surrounding the home can even strengthen the architecture. The color white gives the since of protection and encouragement.  White gives the sense of simplicity, peace, calmness, comfort and hope, which in return helps […] Read more…

The Langdon

Declutter and Do Some Good

The Langdon is a high-end consignment store in Mound Minnesota which just recently opened.  Donors are welcome to drop off their unwanted and gently used items such as newer furniture, household items, clothing, gifts and accessories.   What is unique and different about the Langdon is that “You” the donor of the item or item’s […] Read more…

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