I am always looking for ways to add a sense of history to new home builds. We have wonderful architectural salvage spots in Maine. I love to go poke around, and look at big barns full of old stuff, fortunately … Continue reading 5 Ways to add history to your home
Hello All, One of my readers Lisa asked me to give them ten ideas for floral arrangements for under $25. I made all of these arrangements, and Liz Donnelly photograpred them for me 1. Succulents& moss in a tree root. … Continue reading Ten Floral Ideas for under $25
I just adore the terrace of my rental in Rome, in fact I love it so much I am going back for two weeks in early October. I can’t wait. This trip to Italy inspired me to create the wedding below. … Continue reading Traveling feeds my soul and inspires me to create
Hello everyone, I am sorry I have been out of the habit of posting. Summer is busy and beautiful in Maine! I have been working on some wonderful projects that I hope to photograph and share them with you. Keep … Continue reading Demystifying design terms
Iron urns from Blue Ocean Traders Cracker tins from Blue Ocean Traders Spindle chairs have been around but I love this sophisticated stripe from Pasha Home. Wooden Urn -Zentique Cement look mirror from Simply Home, Falmouth ME Four Hands Sexy sofa! … Continue reading Things I love this Spring!
Spring is finally here, although we had a mild winter it was still long! Today it is beautiful, and I am beginning to focus on the … Continue reading Time to spruce up, from the outside in!
We just finished the face lift at the Dockside Grill, in Falmouth, Maine. I thought I would share the before and after photos. I am really proud of the outcome. The owner and her daughter worked very closely with me … Continue reading The New Dockside Grill
If you follow my blog you know how much I love flowers, and that I also have a great affection for mason jars. Spring allows me to marry these two wonderful elements together! This is something I have shared with you … Continue reading Spring is coming and that means bulbs
Great rooms and open concept living is here to stay. We have evolved from compartmentalized living to multi purpose living spaces. Today we want one room to have multiple functions, just as we want our phones to do many things. We are … Continue reading One Room Four Quadrants
The color white makes us think of words like pure, fresh, crisp, clean…virginal. psychologically we think of white as representing a “clean slate”. In design it means we can do anything, with a white background you can create anything! I love to use white to simplify a space. Continue reading Why is the color white so appealing?