Weekend Reading

October 10th, 2014

Hello friends, just popping in on this beautiful fall day to share some favorite links for the weekend with you. We’re making a lot of progress today at the fixer house, installing new windows and beginning the demo on the kitchen and master bathroom too. It’s so exciting to see all the changes happening, I’ll share a progress report soon!

 emily henderson studio


Don’t miss Emily’s eye candy office studio tour, very inspiring !

Renovation files: excellent marble countertop alternatives.

Rethink wood flooring with these plywood options.

Love these hand knit oversized textiles.

Must visit! The new glass floor in the Eiffel Tower.

Cool idea: permanent marker floor art.

Helpful advice on rebranding your blog.

Clever! Use Legos to hold computer cables.

Splendid: a Downton Abbey app !

Famous women talk about aging.

At Lamps Plus: lighting ideas for a Spanish style home.


Have a fabulous weekend !  

Autumn Around the House

October 9th, 2014

October is here so I felt it was time to switch things up around the house and transition for the season. I follow nature’s lead when decorating around the house, in autumn it’s a show of golden color so I take my cue from those warmer tones. I crave bold bursts of color in spring and summer but fall has me settling into cooler days and darker evenings with textured earthy neutrals.

knit pillow and plaid blanket

I’m predictable in my approach: branches, leaf cuttings, touches of gold, scattered white pumpkins. I reuse favorite accessories or art prints because they make me happy.

manzanita branches leaf prints


autumn mantel

 art display



fall leaves faux bois vases


ikat pillow on sofa


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