Nantucket Cottage

Don’t you love historic homes? So often when you enter the front door you get a settled in kind of feeling.  Enduring the test of time, there’s nothing like the established tone that rests upon visitors. Something about the classic design and traditional vibe gives it a transcendent quality.  Odd how the passage of time Read More…

Happiest Historic Home

Have you ever met a family that belongs on a Hallmark card or could be a dollhouse family that came to life? I know that family. Over the holidays, I had the honor of helping this sweet family settle into an adorable historic home. And fittingly, it looks like a dollhouse. Moving from the house Read More…

Toss the Project

I love the idea of redeeming objects. When I see something with potential, I grab it. That tossed out chair by the dumpster. That dresser someone is selling for pennies at a yard sale. That yardage of fabric grandma doesn’t want. My home is decorated with re-purposed or renovated items. It’s cheap and it’s rewarding, Read More…

Affluenza

Affluenza is an overwhelming sense of dissatisfaction amidst bountiful provision. While we desire to “count our blessings,” we dread the upkeep of our possessions. Being thankful becomes difficult because we have too much. Let’s be honest, all of this accumulation just doesn’t bring affirmation. There is a book I recommend which helps address Affluenza. It’s Read More…