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Monday, November 24, 2014

The Joy of Red....

                                  I always have a few bits of red around ....
                               but this time of year...

                            I add it where ever I can....
                           its the perfect Christmas colour...don't you agree!?
                               It goes so well with greenery...like a match made in heaven!
                              So my Christmas d├ęcor has begun....
                        I think I may even get a tree ... and adorn it with red berries..oh lala!!!
                              After all....it is the happiest time of year...oxxo

Sunday, November 16, 2014

My Secret Spot....

                            I think everybody has one....
                              that one spot...
                              that you just know feels like home..
                          this is mine....where is yours? xoxo

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Time for change...

                        Morning...I have been wanting to change up my mantle for sometime now but just could not find the right jumping off point...until I found this funky little clock!
                                I love the colour & the size of it...
                              add a few of my favorite things...toss in some vintage buttons from Belfast & I have a nice fresh vignette! Hope this finds everyone well...ox

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Shades of Fall...

                 As the days get shorter and the nights cooler I love to wrap myself in the shades of fall...
                       dark..rich colours that just evoke a warm feeling.
                     Old clay pots from France...well worn empty frames...
                                  an ivy that seems to be growing out of control...all the things that make coming home feel..well "right". Before you know it we will be thinking about Christmas...but for now...I am enjoying the shades of fall.   xoxo

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

French Farmhouse Style in the City....

                              There is only so much you can do in a teeny-tiny kitchen...
                              This past week however I went from not really liking my kitchen....
                          to LOVING my kitchen....all thanks to a couple days work and a can of black paint! Gone are the horrid blotchy brown counters...after a year and a half it was long overdue.
                           Now the space feels fresh and clean...and inviting...
                              well worth the effort and the cost...which by the way even with some new goodies was well under $300....silly me..I splurged on two new island stools and didn't get a photo of them...will show them to you another time...
                             Hope you liked my mini kitchen re-do...
                thanks so much for taking the time to come by...till next time..xoxo

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Idle Gossip....

                             " YOU KNOW WHAT I HEARD ABOUT HER.."
                             "WHAT NOW"
                             "I HEARD SHE HAS REDONE HER KITCHEN...ON A REALLY LOW BUDGET"
                           "WHAAATTTT....I DON'T BELIEVE THAT FOR A MINUTE"
                             "WELL THATS WHAT I HEARD...THEY SAY SHE IS GOING TO SHOW US NEXT WEEK....
                           "OK OK I WILL CHECK IT OUT....BUT WHATS A LOW BUDGET THESE DAYS"
                           "UNDER $300 IS THE WORD ON THE STREET"
                            "THIS I GOTTA SEE.." 
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Feels Like Home...

                                 After what seemed like forever I at last own my apartment...
                           the place I have grown to love over this last year....
                              People ask me "how does it feel".....
                                at first I was not sure how to answer that question....
                            Now I simply say..."Feels like home"....and for that I am grateful! Hope everyone is well and having a good summer...xoxo

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