You are more likely to find a “Florida room” before you find a fireplace in any South Florida home, but they are more common than you think. Especially in older neighborhoods that were built in the 20’s and 30’s when heating was considered a luxury. Today a fireplace design feature adds character to an interior […]
A modern horizontal slat fence can compliment almost every style of home.
We are finally done! Well… “done” is never a word homeowners truly get to say. Before I begin sharing our experience over the past year let me warn those of you who enjoy your weekends pool side with a cocktail and hate visiting Home Depot more than once a week, renovating a home is not […]
There is a baby on the way in our family! My twin sister, Lauren and her husband are expecting a girl! We celebrated in cocktail party style. The theme was a vibrant Cuban inspired party. This non-traditional baby shower gathered friends, couples, kids, and family members to enjoy Cuban foods and dancing to celebrate the soon […]
Lilac is such a hot color right now, and its endless combinations of complimenting color palettes. The color can be as neutral and as understated as a good gray paint. With the right pairing with similar purple hues or complimenting caramels and earthy browns lilac is a rich color that House Beautiful says is the […]
Part Two of the Fresh Coats of Paint blog series, I share with you how an old dresser got quite chummy with a paint sprayer loaded with perky peach paint from Benjamin Moore While transforming an old spare room into a nursery not everything needs to be sent to the curb. An old dresser that […]
With a new paint sprayer I have painted everything from the fence to the furniture, just short of painting the dog.
Thanksgiving to me is a calm day that starts with hazelnut coffee and the Thanksgiving day parade. Then again I have never attempted to cook a turkey and all of the fixings for a family feast. I have seen my mother do this and know that this mellow morning is not the same luxury experienced […]
It’s the final week of the One Room Challenge and the bathroom remodel is completed just in time! The old slate bathroom now has a healthy dose of drop dead gorgeous Calcutta marble and brand new polished chrome Delta shower and Miseno sink faucet from Build.com. The small space feels a thousand times larger and received much needed storage.
Our first true Sunday morning in our new home. All tools have returned to the shed and the smell of drywall dust has now been replaced with the aroma of hazelnut coffee brewing and these seriously delicious orange spice cinnamon buns baking in the oven. I’ll share the recipe with you, but first the reason for […]