I don’t think any cottage, farmhouse, or French inspired home would be complete without peonies, at least not when they are in season that is. Peonies just might be my favorite flower in all the world. Certain colors of roses are a second favorite. Before I even realized, my peonies went into full bloom last week. Each day for the past month I would run out to see how they were doing. Hurry up. Water. Wait. Then we had a few rainy days. I forgot to check on their progress until late one evening after the rain had passed. The… View Post

  I’m curious, are you the type of person who forgets to eat too? I have a terrible habit of doing that. Eating isn’t something I think about until I feel hungry pains or am shaking like a leaf. Surely, I’m not the only person with this dreadful habit? If I am intently working on something I’m completely oblivious to time.  Minutes and hours keep ticking by until early evening comes. Before I know it, an entire day passed and the only thing I have consumed is water and coffee. Isn’t coffee the breakfast of champions? At least the water… View Post

The following paragraph is a recap from Part 1 of My Gustavian Style- Click here to read the full post. Gustavian Style and French Country Style are two of my  f a v o r i t e  design styles. I would like to shed some light on what my personal interior styling preferences are, as well as take an opportunity to share a little about who I am, some of my experiences, and a little background about some of my college experience.  Most everything I do centers around both styles whether that is color, pattern, texture, furniture styles, textiles or fabric selection.… View Post