Light up the night—or the back porch

Light Up the Night

Lights, camera, action! The new, old outdoor lights have been installed at the North Carolina house. You may remember the lights that I purchased at  Culpepper's Otto Depot in Otto, North Carolina. They were in beautiful shape, but needed to be … Read more

tables and racks filled with linens and tablecloths

Paris Flea Market in Atlanta

I have the perfect place for you to shop this Thursday and Friday—the Paris flea market. The good news is that you don't have to leave Atlanta! The amazing Helen Ballard Weeks is having a flea market right in her front garden. There are chandeliers, … Read more

Perfection being arranged by John Grady and Betsy

Friday Flowers—Inspiration!

Perfection is the only word to describe these Friday Flowers. Florist and author John Grady Burns and his partner Jill Helmer along with my lovely friend Betsy Powell scored with the fantasy of flowers they arranged for Easter services at The … Read more

Mountain Houses

Have yourself a Merry little Christmas

Twas the Night before Christmas …

And all through the house, the creatures were wrapping, cooking, singing, eating, filling …. Have a little peek at our Christmas spirit—Figgy Cottage style. Have a Very Merry … Read more

This is the perfect chair for the dinning room

Chairs, Chairs and more Chairs

I love chairs! You might even say I have a chair problem. I can always find a chair to love. It's finding a place to put them that sometimes causes problems. But there is no problem finding a place for my new chairs—plural—that will be arriving … Read more

Love these new windows—stone floors are under the drywall dust

Bathroom—sneak peek

The new master bathroom is almost ready for it's official closeup.  I have a few pictures of the progress. The Orangerie had to be totally ripped off of the house due to rotten timbers in the ceiling. Mr. P said that he just loved having the whole … 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