Thursday, June 22, 2017

Summer Fun - Thursday Favorite Things

In this post - features from Thursday Favorite Things, a weekly link party starring YOU, our bloggers!

I enjoy the posts you all link up every week!  I think you all must be busy traveling, as we have a few less posts than usual!  Well, I was traveling too!  We went to the Redwoods this weekend and it was so peaceful and pretty! 

Catherine at Hill View Embroidery shared this beautiful Jacobean Crewelwork that she made an official assessment... I think it is so beautiful! I don't know much about how to make the crewelwork but I love the antique ones!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Which would you choose?? Polished Nickel or Unpolished Brass Hardware?

In this post - looking at polished nickel and unpolished brass hardware
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Sunday, June 18, 2017

House Updates for June

In this post - house updates for June!
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cabinets in chantilly lace

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Sip and Shop Saturdays

Sip

Sip on this honey-sweetened limeade with strawberries! yum! Get the recipe at Foolproof Living here
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Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday Favorites - Trellised Vines and Espaliered Trees

In this post - Trellised Vines and Espaliered Trees
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Patriotic Decor and Recipes - TFT Features

In this post - Patriotic decor and recipes for the Fourth of July!
patriotic decor and recipe ideas for Independence day

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Chinoiserie Wallpaper for Less

In this Post- Get the De Gournay and Gracie Wallpaper Look for Less!
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I love De Gournay and Gracie wallpaper - what's not to like about it?
design by Karol Banhart
What I don't love is the price.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Farmhouse Patriotic Table Setting

In this post - a Farmhouse Patriotic Table Setting for Fourth of July and Independence Day Decorations
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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sip and Shop Saturdays

Sip

Sip on this lavender-honey iced latte! Doesn't it look nice and refreshing? Get the recipe at Offbeat and Inspired.
from Offbeat and Inspired

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday Favorites - Chanel Resort 2018

In this Post - Chanel Resort 2018 - The Modernity of Antiquity 
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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Vintage Farmhouse Decor Style Ideas- TFT

This week is about vintage farmhouse style!  Here are some great decor ideas - all from Thursday Favorite Things that you all share with us every week!

Add primitive style to your home on a budget by Junque Cottage. Great ideas! 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A Gorgeous Display of Flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show

In this Post - Gorgeous Flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show
source- Vogue

Sunday, June 4, 2017

A French Country Spring Vignette

In this post - a Spring Vignette
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Don't you love fresh flowers?

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Sip and Shop Saturday

Sip

Sip on this Italian Bramble - made of blackberries, juniper, lemon and rosemary. Sounds interesting. Get the recipe here.
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Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday Favorites - Cerused Kitchens

Friday Favorites - Cerused/Limed Oak Kitchen Cabinets
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I love the look of cerused oak, don't you?  
source

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

June Home Decor Favorites

In this post - Home Decor ideas for June - prepping for Summer and Independence Day!
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Fourth of July/Memorial Day/ Independence Day Decorations and Decor Ideas

Sunday, May 28, 2017

How to Boost Your Blog Traffic Using Tailwind and Pinterest

In this post - How to Boost your Blot Traffic Using Tailwind and Pinterest
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How to Increase your blog traffic using Tailwind and Pinterest

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sip and Shop Saturdays

Sit down, have a seat, grab a sip of your drink and let's shop!
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Sip
Fresh lemonade recipe... perfect for Memorial Day Weekend my friends!
via a Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday Favorites - The Straw Handbag


In this post - the straw handbag fashion trend for Summer
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The straw handbag seems to be having a moment right now and I am ALL for it!
Elle

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Freshen Up Your Decor With These Ideas! - TFT Features

In this Post - Freshen up your home decor with these wonderful ideas!

Sheila at Maison de Cinq shares some tips on How To Freshen Up Your Outdoor Space for Summer

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An English Society Wedding - Pippa Middleton and James Matthews

In this post - the wedding of Pippa Middleton to James Matthews.
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Sunday, May 21, 2017

How to Pick Out Tile Floors

In this post: picking out tile floors for the house
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We've been busy picking out tile floors for our house! 
I'm going to go through what we are picking in our house and then I have a few tips at the end of the post for you!

Below is one of my favorite kitchens and is in an inspiration!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Sip and Shop Saturdays

Grab a drink, have a seat, and enjoy some Saturday shopping!
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Sip

Sip on this blackberry and sage flavored water. Get the recipe here.
source- Evermine

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday Favorites - Chintz and Rose Decor

In this post - Chintz Decor 
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This week as I said it is rose week! The roses have been in full bloom all week and it has me looking at rose decor!
House and Garden

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Healthy Eating Recipe Ideas - TFT

In this Post - Healthy Eating Ideas from Thursday Favorite Things blog hop and link party!
Edit again - link party is now added! Link away!!

This week I'm looking at healthy eating... I find I eat healthier in the Spring/Summer/Fall... basically when everything is fresh and in season.

Erin from Delightful E made share this delicious looking kiwi strawberry smoothie!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A Spring Garden Tour of David Austin Roses

In this post - a Spring Garden Tour with David Austin Roses and Peonies
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The roses are in full bloom here this week.  
I thought you all might enjoy a little garden tour!
bright pink rose - Heathcliff, behind is Mary Rose

Sunday, May 14, 2017

A Romantic English Garden Rose Table

In This Post - A Romantic English Garden Table with a Homegrown Garden Rose Centerpiece
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It is definitely rose week here in California! The roses are in full bloom.  
When you drive up the driveway the scent of roses wafts through the air in my garden.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday Favorites - Toile de Nantes

In this post - Toile de Nantes by Pierre Frey

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I have been thinking about wallpapering a few rooms in my house and I cannot get the Toile de Nantes by Pierre Frey out of my head! 
John Fowler and Nancy Lancaster

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Beautiful Tables and Travel Destinations -TFT

In this post - beautiful table setting ideas and travel destinations

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A French Strawberry Cake - Fraisier Recipe

In this post: a Fraisier recipe which is a French strawberry cake
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I made a Fraisier once again this year!  The Fraisier is my favorite French dessert... what's not to love about a strawberry cake?

Sunday, May 7, 2017

French Country Spring House Tour 2017

In this post - French country Spring decor ideas
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Well, it seems it is halfway through Spring and I am just now posting my Spring home tour! 
Above a Louis chair covered in blue velvet with beautiful orange ranunculus! 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Vintage Ring Boxes, Maui Trip, MET Gala, Paint and more!

I'm BACK with Five on Friday this week and am super excited!

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Vintage Ring Boxes

Recently found the maker of these beautiful vintage inspired velvet ring boxes.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Cinco de Mayo Recipes and Party Decor Ideas

In this post - 9 Cinco De Mayo party recipes and decor ideas!
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Cinco de Mayo is this Friday and I've rounded up some recipes and decor for you!

Monday, May 1, 2017

May Home Decor Favorites

In this post - blue and white home decor picks for May
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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Antique Porcelain Flowers

In this post: Antique Porcelain Flowers from Vincennes/Sevres and Meissen
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April showers bring May (porcelain) flowers!

Friday, April 28, 2017

A Pretty Provence Style House in Texas!

In this post: A pretty French Provence Style house 
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You all have to check out this beautiful house in Texas. Look, it has a built-in boat dock! 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

How to Make a Mood Board for Your Room

In this post: how to make a mood board for your home
Today I am going to give you a well-known trade secret on how to create a perfect room for your house! 
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Friday, April 21, 2017

On Trend Palm Prints - For Yourself and Your Home

In this post: palm tree leaf prints for outfits and home decor
I am getting ready to go on vacation tomorrow and have been thinking all things tropical - specifically, palm trees! 
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

4 Spring Decor Ideas with Flowers! - Thursday Favorite Things

April is certainly bringing showers around here but it appears that there are flowers blooming anyway!
Lots of pretty ideas here for Spring with fresh flowers!
 Janet from Shabbyfufu shared how to add  French farmhouse to your Spring mantel.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

French Easter Chocolates

In this post: Easter chocolates from Paris

Every year I take a look at the Easter chocolates from Paris.
I think they are more creative and fun than the Easter chocolates here!

La Maison du Chocolat
Inspired by rabbits, chickens, cows and sheep!

Friday, April 14, 2017

French Empire Chandeliers, Kitchen Faucets, Oribe Dry Texturing Spray... 5 on Friday!

In this post: French Empire Chandeliers, Kitchen Faucets
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I've got some housing updates for you for the month of April...

French Empire Chandeliers

For our dining room, I want to have a French empire style chandelier. 
Yes it is formal and I love it!
We are wiring the house this week and I have been busy looking at lighting!
I have rounded up a few chandeliers I have been looking at.

Julie Neill

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Easter Brunch Ideas - TFT

This weekend is Easter so I am looking for Easter Brunch Ideas! 
Easter Brunch Ideas

Sunday, April 9, 2017

French Country Spring Table Setting

In this Post: a French Country Spring Table Setting 
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I love Spring - it is one of my favorite times of year!  This year I had so much fun at the flower market picking out flowers for this table.  
Recently I have been drawn to the color orange - I wrote about that here in my coral/persimmon inspiration post. I think it is because the orange makes blue look even better!
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Wedding Guest Attire, Dinner Party Ideas and More...

In this Post: What to wear to a wedding as a wedding guest, dinner party ideas, a wedding in France and more. 
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Insider's Tip for Pulling Off Your Best Ever Dinner Party

These are great tips and the photography is beautiful.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

How to Make a Flower Bloom Box

In this post: A DIY tutorial on how to make a flower bloom box.
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Recently I have been obsessing over the flower bloom boxes.  
They are floral arrangements in boxes as opposed to vases.  
I think I have been drawn to them because I love boxes (seriously, I can't seem to be able to throw away a box. I even collect cute boxes just because they are just that - cute boxes).

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Easter Entertaining Sweets and Treats

In this post: Easter Entertaining Ideas - a Sweets and Treats Bar.
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Easter is just around the corner and I know that many of us enjoy Easter sweets and treats!

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Home Decor Favorites - April Edition

In this post: Vintage French country farmhouse decor style picks for April!
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Friday, March 31, 2017

House Build Updates, Monet Exhibit in San Francisco, Furniture Finds and more - 5 on Friday

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Monet:The Early Years

I went to this Monet exhibit in San Francisco not too long ago and I just had to share it with you all!