I made it to the finish line of the Fall 2015 One Room Challenge.  It was a marathon and a sprint. A BIG thank you to Linda of Calling it Home for orchestrating the event and putting together such a stellar group.  Six weeks seems to always fly by in the blink of an eye… read more →

Things are finally happening around this joint!   Goodies have been installed, shipped, delivered, scheduled to be delivered, etc…If all goes as planned I should be ready to show you quite a transformation. I am loving the direction and pray my vision comes to fruition as I see it.  See my ORC WEEK 1,  WEEK 2,  WEEK.. read more →

One step forward and two steps back is this weeks ORC theme, sadly.  See my ORC WEEK 1,  WEEK 2, and WEEK 3 if you are just tuning in.   The only real progress is the AMAZING KARASTAN EXOTICS carpet as installed and it ROCKS!  I use this series in leopard and antelope constantly as it is.. read more →

I have a little progress to report. The room is being painted but, my busy week at market has slowed me a bit.  I am loving the Farrow & Ball paint combo of Off Black and All White. The carpet goes in on Friday.   The upholstery will get picked up on Friday. Progress is.. read more →

I kinda put together a rough plan for my Fall 2015 One Room Challenge Be warned. It is a wild one! Carpet – Karastan Exotics Aberdale Antelope Sofa Fabric – Duralee velvet with Teflon Sofa Back- Purple Vinyl by Kravet Art Prints from Minted – Kristi Kohut Wall Paint – All White by Farrow & Ball Trim.. read more →

It is that time again for the One Room Challenge!!! I am a glutton for punishment yet, it seems it may be the only way to actually motivate me to do anything in my own house. I have done our Home Office,  Bo’s Bedroom and The Ping Pong Emporium in past ORC’s.   This One Room Challenge Fall 2015.. read more →

Another week and another wonderfully talented artist to share in my latest installment of my Artist Spotlight Series. Introducing Kerry Steele Fredericksburg, Virginia What is your training? My grandmother taught fine art and painted with me quite often as a child. I went to college for design and mixed in a number of fine art classes.. read more →