Just a Few Things . . .

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Happy Weekend everybody !  I want to send out a big welcome to a new sponsor, The Shabby Chic Cottage, a shop filled with all sorts of home accessories that will add so much style to your home !

SCC Collage 1

SCC Collage 2

Hop on over to pick up a few lovelies for your nest!  Don’t forget, Mother’s Day is May 9th, that’s only one month away, so you can find a mom you love something special at The Shabby Chic Cottage

Also, here’s a few features around blogland.  YayDIY posted my answers to Eleven Questions.  The lovely Mrs. Limestone featured my favorite spot to curl up in her not-to-miss ‘favorite nook’ series.  And my friend Amanda over at Serenity Now let me takeover her blog for a day with these ever so simple scrap and tissue paper butterflies.   Also, Erin over at House of Turquoise was kind enough to feature on her blog our grown up girl’s room, how cool !  

For some other great weekend roundup reading, visit Kimba’s Favorite Things at A Soft Place to Land and Julia’s Weekend House Fix over at Hooked on Houses, plus Becki’s Roundup of great links at Infarrantly Creative

For those in Northern California who will be joining me for the April 25th Antique Fair, make sure you RSVP with an email so I can get a proper headcount !

cg antique fair invite

Finally, for those of you still interested in a MirrorMate custom mirror makeover like mine . . .

before and after 

. . . remember there are dozens of frames available, here are just a few !

samples collage

And if you enter the discount code CENTS at checkout you receive 15% off  !!!

Now, back to your weekend fun . . . . :-)  

Enjoy !


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Houzz Feature

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Hey all.  I’m entertaining out-of-town family this week and having a great time showing them the sights of San Francisco and the Wine Country.

Meanwhile, I’m pleased to let you know that Houzz.com has asked me to participate in an interview, and submit photos of my home. 

I was honored and delighted to accept.  Please click on over right here to see the full interview.

And if you comment on the feature article, you’ll be entered to win two of the smaller London Hurricanes from Crate & Barrel valued at $50 dollars for the pair.

A chance two win two of the smaller hurricanes, pictured below, on the right.

london hurricanes

Thanks so much to everyone for reading !

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Need Your Vote !

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Hello friends.  I need your help !  I was honored to be one of the weekly winners in One Project Closer’s Before & After 2009 contest supporting Habitat for Humanity. 


Our July staircase transformation was one of the weekly winners.  Remember all of the sweat that went into revamping our foyer?  Remember how I took our blonde oak ordinary staircase and gave it a fresh modern design? 


stairs before


staircase after

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