It just happens. While shopping you notice a display of plants. You glance over the varieties and think you’d like to take one home. You make it your own and give it a special location and watch it thrive. Before you can refill the watering can you are a bonafide caregiver to an array of living greenery. Keep track of those gorgeous plants in a houseplant journal.Continue Reading
I am a houseplant enthusiast from way back. In the mid-1970’s, just starting out as newlyweds, we had more plants than we did furniture. Houseplants were relatively inexpensive and filled in lots of empty places in our apartment. Four decades later, I am still a ‘happy houseplants’ lady but I am not alone!Continue Reading
Making a festive and inviting home for the holidays is part of the fun and joy of the season. But what if the years have brought about a huge collection of decorating items that require much time unpacking, arranging and then packing up to store for another year. Take a peek at our downsized Holiday Home Tour.Continue Reading
When our youngest daughter moved into a place of her own, she left her bedroom a wee bit of a disaster. This creative girl had enough stuff to fill two bedrooms whilst working on her digital animation projects for college. It was full of computers, lighting, video and camera apparatus with room darkening curtains and nail holes in the walls too numerous to count.
It took days and lots of trash bags just to empty the room. But I was determined to reclaim the space and create something lovely. A DIY Bedroom makeover from messy teen room to Mom’s French Country retreat. A bright and beautiful place for reading, resting and relaxing and all done on a budget. Continue Reading