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How to Style Majolica Displays

Majolica display in bookcase

A grandmillennial approach to styling Majolica displays with bold color, charming patterns, and natural decor. Oh Majolica! Your rich tones, whimsy, and natural motifs charm me every time! I love seeing you proudly hanging on plate walls, reclining on hutches, and beautifying traditional interiors. If you are a fan of the French or English country …

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Chic Fall Mantel with Majolica, Topiaries, & Magnolia

Traditional interior with chic fall mantel decor, gilt mirror, and green gingham curtains

For a tradition look with a twist decorate a chic fall mantel with Majolica, magnolia, tortoise shell, antlers, and topiaries!  Traditional with a twist you say? Do tell me more! This chic fall mantel combines my favorite classic Southern elements: magnolia, boxwood topiaries, and cotton stems with antique accents: Majolica and brass — that’s the …

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3 Ways to Use a Fall Dish Garden

Decorate coffee table for autumn with a fall dish garden

How to create an easy fall dish garden filled with autumnal color and three inspirational ways to use it! I know you may be thinking…dish garden? Dish garden? Aren’t those rather outdated and a touch boring?  Maybe so if you’re thinking about baskets filled with peace lilies and philodendron accented by river rock and placed …

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Get the Chinoiserie Look for Less

Affordable Chinoiserie decor on gold bar cart with fanciful landscape in background

Love the Chinoiserie chic look? Not so enthusiastic about the price tag? Create the Chinoiserie look for less with these shopping sources for Chinoiserie decor on a budget! Y’all know I have a special place in my heart for Chinoiserie decor! I love the whimsy, the color, and the tradition it exudes. Just think about …

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How to Get the Perfect Ginger Jar Floral Arrangement

Blue and white ginger jar floral arrangement with dahlias and fern on antique sideboard with books

An easy 5 step tutorial to create the perfect ginger jar floral arrangement with expert tricks to make it stunning and lush! Ok ladies, I have a pet peeve to confess today: teeny tiny florals in classic ginger jars. You know the ones I’m talking about where the flowers just barely peek above the opening …

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Nautical Summer Mantel Inspiration

Get in a summer state of mind with this nautical summer mantel with vintage decor, featuring a sailboat, coral, seashells, and wicker.

Add a little nautical charm to your living room with this nautical summer mantel inspiration, featuring vintage coastal decor, coral, wicker, and seashells. Ready to get in a summer state of mind? Bring the ocean to your living room with this summer nautical mantel inspiration whether you live by the water or far far away! …

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5 Simple Steps to Choose the Colors in Your Home Color Scheme

Whole home color scheme in blues and grays - how to choose the colors in your home color scheme

From inspiration to decision time, these 5 steps to choose the colors in your home color scheme will help you select a color palette you love that works with your style and home. A home color scheme is a palette of colors (usually 5 – 6) you choose to use throughout all the rooms of …

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Use These 3 Decorative Accessories to Get the Chinoiserie Look

Get the Chinoiserie chic look with blue and white porcelain like this bowl for a jewelry catchall

Get the Chinoiserie Look with these 3 decorative arts: Asian porcelain, lacquerware, and cloisonné. Learn about the history of Chinoiserie decor and collecting tips. Can we all agree that the Chinoiserie look is très chic? This traditional style with a twist of whimsy delights those with a more is more philosophy — the color seekers …

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10 Action Steps to Implement a Home Color Scheme

Implement a home color scheme with these 10 easy action steps!

So you’ve decided to re-decorate and implement a home color scheme? But where do you go from there? Implement a Home Color Scheme with these 10 Action Steps! When S. and I moved into our house in TN, I decided early on to implement a home color scheme. In previous houses and apartments, I had …

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