Monday, April 29, 2013

Spring on the main floor

Like I mentioned yesterday, I am unconscionably late with my spring posts this year but since spring just came this weekend it seems like it suits. We have been working like busy bees getting our yard and patio going for this year. The fish are very happy that their pond is running finally.

The main floor of our home got the final pillows made early Saturday morning so I thought I would snap some pictures with the wonderful sunshine that was streaming through.

There's alot of them, I couldn't help myself.

In no particular order, Enjoy!

i love white orchids. love!


went for a little more pattern this year with pillows instead of just white. the hot house flowers are all over this room, plus moss green velvet, black & white moorish pattern from here and a great green and white geometric from here.
i love sewing my own pillows because i have this crazy ocd issue with having the same fabric on both sides of the pillow and zipper bottoms. its weird but its me.

sammy is emulating the tiger in the painting.


the farmhouse table all styled up for spring. i put most of the rabbits away after easter but there are still the 2 large ones out and about.


this table has attracted so much attention since we made it and is still the top post on this blog. it suits our home to a tee and didn't take us long to make. i still love it a year later.

i realized i hadn't shown this gallery wall in quite some time. i am always adding or changing up the items/photos on this wall. it is mish mash of photos, art, vintage finds, embroidery hoops, a painting we found on a trip to ohio, and family photos

i like this photo so much i threw it in again. the pillow on this chair and the other velvet chair is the barkcloth pillow i was chatting about last week and they are available in my store

Have a lovely Monday and we'll see you this week with some more spring photos and a neat media center reveal that I have been working on for a client.



  1. You and I share a love of the color green, it is my absolute favorite. I'm new to your blog and although our styles aren't the same, I have to say that you have a real talent for decorating. I struggle to accessorize since my house is small and easily overwhelmed.

  2. Love to look at all the little layers of details you put into your decorating, so thanks for all the close-ups. Your pillows are beautiful! I make all my pillows, but am too lazy to put in zippers...The orchids are gorgeous...are they real? Also, do you make all your own boxwood balls, etc.? I made a bunch of boxwood wreaths at Christmas with fresh cuttings I ordered (it doesn't grow well in our dry, sandy soil in western Ne). They dried green, so I was thinking I might try to repurpose the boxwood somehow. If you bought yours, where did you get them? Thanks for sharing all your creative ideas!

    1. Hi Karen and thanks for all you nice comments. The orchids are real and I think I have a problem with hoarding them. lol. I haven't tackled making my own boxwoods yet. It's on my crazy to-try list. These ones are a combination of TJ Maxx, Target (wreaths), and Antique Farmhouse. I've gotten a really big topiary kind from Restoration Hardware but they are out to lunch on the prices for their small sizes. Thanks for visiting. I hope you return.

  3. Great post....Love Love Love your home. It all looks so stunning!

  4. I don't know where to start. Can I just say I love it all!!! I love the silver trophy with the green flowers in it and juts had to pin it!

  5. My favorite color is green so I am just in love with your beautiful room. The pillows are so pretty and I adore all your green glass bottles!!

  6. Your home is stunning and I love, love, love your vignettes. I have pinned several of your pictures so I can study how you layer. Amazing and beautiful. I would love it if you would link up to my Inspire Me party that is ongoing.
    Your home is totally inspiring. Hugs, Marty PS, I am your newest follower.

  7. You truly have such a knack for the art of display!! My hubby and I have a factory cart as our coffee table,too, and I LOVE how yours is 'styled'! :)

  8. Gorgeous! I am loving all your beautiful pillows! And the vintage trophy - I love that! I'm such a sucker for those! Pinning! Would love it if you would link this up to Give Me The Goods Monday: 1 Party, 5 Blogs!
    Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  9. I just adore your style. You and I have alot in common as we both seem to gravitate to Asian, African etc. I have the whole upstairs "bonus room" decorated with African things:) I love hw youm layer. Your vignettes are spectacular. I can't get enough. XO, pinky


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