An Organized Downsize: Part 3

 Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we will be featuring Claire Hooper’s … Continue reading

DIY New Year

 You spent all that time decorating for Christmas and its festivities, why take it down so quickly? Mix up your decor and give a New Year celebration with repurposed centerpieces and accents. The best part is that these sparkly, shiny … Continue reading

Create a Rustic Chic Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving brings with it rich hues, rustic charm and plenty of gourds. These seasonal treasures need not hinder your chic style at the dinner table, and they certainly don’t limit you to leaf patterned dinnerware. Set a table that … Continue reading

HAPPY HALLOWEEN: Give Your Home Sweet Touch

 With the night of spooks upon us, create a Halloween that will have fewer frights and more delights with sweet treats and rustic touches.  Not every All Hallows Eve celebration needs to feature over-the-top special effects and frightful ghouls. This year, … Continue reading

House Tour: Vintage Finds in a Smooth Southern Style

 Nothing feels better than finding an incredible piece at a steal, but how to do you combine your new favorite antique with your home’s decor? Take a tour of these stylish rooms, filled with flea market finds, for great ideas … Continue reading

5 Flea-Market Finds for a Romantic Tablescape

Set a lovely dining table by pairing fabulous flea-market antiques with elegant touches. The  final look is a romantic tablescape inspired by rustic gardens and floral whimsy.       1. French chairs: When hunting flea-markets, look to French dining … Continue reading

Fruit & Veggies–the Perfect Summer Accessory

For a completely natural and fresh look this summer, try decorating your home with touches of fresh fruit and vegetables. A bowl full of lemons or a centerpiece composed of watermelon can add a burst of color to a summer … Continue reading

DIY: How to Slipcover a Dining Room Chair

One of the easiest ways to freshen and change the look of upholstered furniture is through slipcovers.  They are washable, inexpensive to make, and will work with any decorating style.  Sewing a slipcover may sound intimidating, but anyone with basic … Continue reading

House Tour: Old Charm for a New Home

Even if your home is relatively new, you can still infuse it with the charm and character of an older one. This homeowner shows you how. Loretta Kilheffer knew where she wanted to live. Being near her extended family was … Continue reading

Add 1960s and 70s Retro Sophistication to Your Home

With an eye for color and modern patterns, Sally Bartz, the creator of cool bag company Halsea, weaves her love of 1960s and ’70s retro into her home. Sally Bartz, the woman behind Halsea, is known for her adorable line … Continue reading