A sink full of pink!

Friday Flowers

As a blogger, Friday Flowers is one of my favorite post categories. Having to find beautiful flowers and charming arrangements for the blog means that my home will be full of fresh flowers for the weekend … and what could be better than … Read more

I never tire of this view

Wow—Check out those Window Boxes!

Wow is the word I hear every time someone notices my window boxes. These charming boxes have performed better than anything I have ever planted! It's the middle August and they are still striving and growing. The trailing plants have reached down … Read more

Majolica plates surround the mirror in a refreshing arrangement is frames by antique shutters.

Calm, Cooling Turquoise and Green

The heat is sweltering in Atlanta lately. How about a little turquoise and green to cool everything down a degree or two—or twenty.  This calm, cooling color combination was used to give a fresh, clean look to the combination family room and kitchen. … Read more

Mountain Houses

Stone walls and steps lead through the cloud boxwood and tree arch

Up the Garden Path …

Enchanting—is the best word to describe this lovely garden that just happens to be in my new neighborhood. The owner and head gardener gave my garden club a private tour. Ryan Gainey of Atlanta is the designer. The garden is surrounded by forest and … Read more

Electrician—here we go again

Chinese Red Lantern

Here we go again! The lantern in the family room area is being changed—yet again. The first carriage lantern was hung temporarily just to have light in the room. Black and just a little large for the space, we changed that lantern about a year ago … Read more

The new Orangerie

Black and White … and read all over!

My sweet editor has studied photography for a while now. She was in Cashiers for a garden tour and asked if she could take some black and white photos to study the light in my house. I was happy to have someone else take pictures so I could … Read more


House Crush!

Just imagine the possibilities!

House Crush!

I just love finding magical little houses! This tiny charmer is hidden behind a … Read more

Welcome to the English Cottage inspired home

House Crush!

The beautiful home featured in this 'House Crush' is currently on the market in … Read more