Seasonal Category Archives

Holiday Blend

For Holiday decor, I am often asked how to bring in the old with the new, or how to add sparkle with the rustic.  While I definitely respect the family traditions of the holidays,  I also want to embrace the latest holiday trends as well.  Finding that “holiday blend” can be a bit tricky.  So…… here are a few of my own secrets to bringing the magic of the season …

That Gifty is Nifty

I think we all want our gifts to be clever and appropriate for the receiver.  If you are feeling like you need some ideas this season, my personal top favorites might give you a bit of help.  So, here it goes… Hermes Apple Watch – How fabulous is this?!?! Griffin stand – A must have accessory for the Apple Watch. I love the way it acts as …

Thanks for Thanksgiving

I am the one who could skip over Thanksgiving and head straight to Christmas! This makes my husband especially frustrated, but Thanksgiving has never been the same for me since my mamaw passed away many years ago.

Tartans and Tatersalls

I have always been crazy for plaids, even as a little girl, and I am noticing this fall season, I am not alone.  I have more than twenty plaid scarves, my sofa houses lovely plaid pillows made of Cowtan and Tout wool, and I use beautiful plaid table linens year round among the other things I cherish in this handsome pattern. A trip to Great …

Trick or ReTreat

Sometimes on Halloween I like to just snuggle up and not answer the door, eat some yummy stew, and watch a movie.  This would be the perfect time to escape to a retreat home.  I have many clients who own retreat homes and I have worked on many of them throughout the years.  Although I may have worked with the same clients before on their primary residences, their …

Seasons In The Sun

As we transition our wardrobes in to fall, we transition our homes as well. The changing of the seasons is one of the biggest pleasures in life.  Every year, I savor it. I must admit the change from the hot summer sun to the cool autumn air is my most favorite time of the year.  I love the Indian summers of September where the sunsets …