Friday, December 6, 2013

CHRISTMAS DECOR AT HOME....

NOT ONLY IS CHRISTMAS A GREAT TIME OF YEAR TO CELEBRATE, BUT ITS ALSO A GREAT EXCUSE TO DECORATE THE HOUSE!
WE MADE BOXWOOD WREATH'S AT YESTERDAY'S GARDEN CLUB AND THEN ATTACHED A BURLAP BOW....
HERE'S SOME MORE CHRISTMAS  DECOR IN THE HOUSE.....


HE'S KINDA SCARY LOOKING BUT I LOVE MY LITTLE ELF!













Monday, December 2, 2013

Beautiful Statues That Are Alive

I stumbled upon these beautiful garden statues that look alive! Statues in your garden will help you meditate and at the same time create a lively atmosphere. They are special garden accents that will enhance the overall landscape, and if your sculpture looks alive, it is like having someone watching you with love. I have a few examples where Hindu, Oriental and European sculptures add beauty to these gardens. Hope you like them as much as I do...
Beautiful Statues

Beautiful Statues

Beautiful Statues

Beautiful Statues

Beautiful Statues
Beautiful Statues

Saturday, November 30, 2013

BEFORE AND AFTER: RICHMOND LIVING ROOM SNEAK PEAK

WE STARTED WITH SOME MISMATCHED FURNITURE AND A COMBINATION OF LOTS OF DIFFERENT LOOKS.
THIS IS A LIVING ROOM AND THE MAIN ENTRY. WE NEEDED TO MAKE THIS SPACE FEEL MUCH LARGER AND MAXIMIZE SEATING! TIME TO NEUTRALIZE!!
HERE'S THE BEFORE.........

AND A SMALL GLIMPSE OF THE NOT FINISHED AFTER!
WE NEEDED TRAFFIC TO MOVE SMOOTHLY IN THIS SMALL SPACE.....AROUND GLASS TOP COFFEE TABLE WAS THE PERFECT CHOICE. THE CUSTOMER'S COMMODE WAS INHERITED AND LOOKING BEAUTIFUL IN THE MIX OF NEUTRALS.

IM OBSESSED WITH THIS PILLOW.......


AND OUR COLOR INSPIRATION? 
THE MARSH PAINTING ON THE BACK WALL PURCHASED FROM THIS SOUTHERN BELLE'S FORMER HOME OF CHARLESTON, SC
LOVE LOVE LOVE THE PANELS.....

A PAIR OF SLIPPER CHAIRS ALONG THE INTERIOR WALL.....JUST WAITING ON A TABLE TO GO IN BETWEEN.....


CANNOT WAIT TO SHARE THE FINISHED ROOM! AND THE NEIGHBORING DINING ROOM IS ALMOST FINISHED TOO!

Friday, November 29, 2013

Christmas Trees On Walls

Tomorrow, most of us will be scrambling to buy a Christmas tree. I have some holiday inspirations for anyone who is interested in decorating walls with the same sprit and cheer that an evergreen tree adds to the house.
Christmas tree on walls
Christmas tree on walls
Christmas tree on walls
Christmas tree on walls
Christmas tree on walls
via: indulgy
Christmas tree on walls
Christmas tree on walls
via: minted
Christmas tree on walls
via: pinterest
Christmas tree on walls
via: pinterest
Christmas tree on walls
via: cb2
Christmas tree on walls
via: curbly

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Wall Hooks With Words

A short page with a few wall hooks that will look stunning in your home :)
Mr and Mrs Wall Hook
via: rugdots
cute wall hook
Towels Wall Hook
via: etsy
Coatrack Wall hook
via: Coatrack Hanger by LTD Studio



Friday, November 22, 2013

BEFORE AND AFTER: LIVING ROOM BOOKCASE

THESE HOMEOWNERS WERE LOOKING FOR A MORE ORGANIZED BOOKCASE TO HOUSE THEIR BOOKS AND FAMILY PICTURES.....BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO LOOK GREAT!
HERE'S THE BEFORE......


..... IT IS SO EASY GET A CLUTTERED LOOK BY MISTAKE! I LIKE TO PUT "LIKE" THINGS TOGETHER AND IT SEEMS TO HELP ELIMINATE THE LOOK OF CLUTTER.
THE RESULT? A CLEAN AND EASY TO LOOK AT BOOKCASE!!
THE AFTER......
WE ADDED A FEW THINGS.....4 BOXWOOD TOPIARIES ADDED WARMTH AND MAKE GREAT FILLERS.
COLOR COORDINATING BOOKS REALLY HELPS WITH THE COHESIVENESS!
WE ALSO FOUND SOME BRUSHED BRASS MATTED FRAMES....NEW PICTURE FRAMES ADDED AN INSTANT UPDATE!!

AND I LOVE FOR EACH SHELF TO BE SPECIAL....AND DIFFERENT ENOUGH FROM THE SHELVES ABOVE AND BELOW....

ITS OKAY TO MIX SILVER AND GOLD!!!


AND HERE'S A SNEAK PEAK OF SOME MORE EXCITING STUFF GOING ON ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROOM!