I wished that I could enjoy pumpkins long past Halloween. In Florida’s fall weather, a carved pumpkin quickly becomes a melted pumpkin. When I found an article to paint pumpkins I was excited and started looking for patterns and color pallets that inspired me. Check out all the images that inspired me on Pinterest here. We headed over […]
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.