Laurel, Mississippi – America’s New Home Town

During quarantine, the HGTV show, “Home Town” has been my favorite source of entertainment. It has uplifted my spirits and made me laugh in a dark time. I imagine a lot of the residents of Laurel feel the same way. America’s New Home Town In 2000 my family moved to Gulfport, MS. On several occasions… Continue reading Laurel, Mississippi – America’s New Home Town

Guaranteed Rainbow in an Umbrella

Rainbow in an Umbrella A bright color palette is cheerful. A rainbow in an umbrella is also cheerful and a cute play on “words?” I like having neutral walls and furniture so that my art can be the focal point. Here’s a look at using vibrant colors on Day 19 of 31 Days of Decorating… Continue reading Guaranteed Rainbow in an Umbrella

How to Decorate a Bookcase

Day 13 of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating – How to Decorate a Bookcase We have a classic living room. Hickory hardwood floors, ceiling fan, built-in cabinets and bookcases with a gas fireplace and gas logs. The room is open concept and I’m in the process of updating it. We found a sofa and two chairs… Continue reading How to Decorate a Bookcase

How to Create Balance with Highs and Lows

Day 11 of 31 Days of Decorating Tabletops: How to Create Balance with Highs and Lows In the beginning of the movie, Grease, Sandy is a sweet and shy girl that’s “too pure to be pink.” By the end of the movie, she struts through a funhouse in heels and leather pants, giving Danny chills that are… Continue reading How to Create Balance with Highs and Lows

Mixing Metals in Your Home

When I was growing up, mixing metals in your jewelry was a NO-NO! If your earrings were gold and the buckle on your belt was silver, well, you must have gotten dressed in the dark! Things have changed. Thank goodness! I love bracelets and enjoy wearing silver and gold together. My wedding rings are gold,… Continue reading Mixing Metals in Your Home

Decorating: Master Bathroom Vanities

Day 6 of 31 Days of Decorating Tabletops: Master Bathroom Vanities If an updated bathroom with bowl sinks and antique furnishings is not in the budget right now, welcome to my world! We’ve lived in our house 6 of its’ nine lives and in my budget-age, it’s still too soon to update. Fortunately, it’s a pretty… Continue reading Decorating: Master Bathroom Vanities