whatever is lovely

When life seems to be getting a little hectic and I am bombarded with visual stimulation I am drawn to calm and serene spaces. A place where my eye can rest and my mind can be free to ponder the deeper things. A soft, muted color palette of whites and washed greys instantly calms the …

outdoor rooms

Spring has been absolutely beautiful here and I am finally enjoying being outside working in the yard. No wind. No freaky snowstorm. Just wonderful sunshine! As I spend more time outdoors I like to think about bringing the indoors~out. These are some beautiful outdoor spaces to inspire. picasaweb.google This outdoor room has it all! Would …

country living fair

Greetings! Four women. one SUV. one quick stop at a fantastic furniture warehouse sale (think Restoration Hardware). a feast of a lunch at a funky hip cafe in Austin. someone reading a GPS navigation AWAY from our destination. and we finally made  it to the Country Living Fair!! Yes, we finally arrived at our destination …

mum’s the word

With Mother's Day approaching, what a perfect time to take out those special items that make a table beautiful! And what a better way to celebrate Mom, than bringing out the things she loved. Blue and white Staffordshire ironstone, always a classic, handed down from my Mom. She actually gathered it piece by piece from our local …

road trip

Hello Everyone!! It's been a while! I was feeling a little guilty for taking off on a road trip when I should have been working here... These were taken a few years ago and I am glad to report my neighbors have removed all the cars.....and the trees and shrubs have matured as planned...... to …

french grey florist

Hello! Things have been pretty crazy busy around here lately and I have been MIA in bloggerland! Facebook has been quicker and easier as of late, so I have been trying to keep up there. Spring has finally sprung here, and I am drawn outdoors, not only to work on my spring clean up, but …