étagère plant stand update

I love clustering pretty pots and beautiful blooms on the green, metal étagère that sits in a corner in our back patio.  Styling this plant stand is always a fun and satisfying project every year.   If you have been around here awhile, you’ve seen it many times before, but if you’re new here then I hopeContinue reading “étagère plant stand update”

secretary desk dressed up for fall

I have been sprinkling Fall fairy dust around the house and I wanted to share today my parent’s antique secretary desk dressed up for Autumn.  For other Fall feels around here, I also recently shared my Fall rustic mantel and before that I shared my early Fall foyer.  For the secretary desk I used threeContinue reading “secretary desk dressed up for fall”

The Church Pew Bench

For those who have been here awhile, you have seen the bench outside on my front porch.  For those who are new, let me introduce you to my Church pew bench {wink}. This is one of those items I wanted for awhile when one day I saw a post for this bench for sale onContinue reading “The Church Pew Bench”

Kitchen Table & Chairs Set Refresh

Last year I participated in a pop-up Vintage Market with some friends, which I shared here.  Well, I had planned to refresh my kitchen set to sell at the Vintage Market and replace it with a more Frenchy feel set for our home.  Well best laid plans… we ended going in a totally different directionContinue reading “Kitchen Table & Chairs Set Refresh”

Vintage Market

I mentioned a few weeks back that I was working on a vintage pop-up market with a couple of friends.  Well, the market has come and gone and I wanted to share a few glimpses into the experience.  One of my friends spearheaded the project and hosted it at her home.  She had most ofContinue reading “Vintage Market”

extraordinary moss decor

I think we can all agree we love to decorate with moss. And although I use it all year long in my home and decor, I especially think about it in the springtime since the focus starts to shift to greenery and new blooms and new life blossoming all around us. While perusing Pinterest forContinue reading “extraordinary moss decor”

working @Whim House

Last year I started working part-time at a little home decor boutique in our quaint down town.  It’s right on the main drag amongst other shoppes, restaurants, wine bars etc.  Sounds awful right?  Lol.  I love it!  It’s only a few days a week and Mr. Masterpiece actually calls it my hobby, rather than myContinue reading “working @Whim House”

monday musings

Yes, I’m back.  Yes, it’s been awhile.  And yes, once again, I have great plans. I’ve primarily used this blog in the past to keep family & friends back east, in Uruguay and wherever else they may be abreast of our doings in California.  I will continue to do that ‘cuz it does maintain someContinue reading “monday musings”