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5 ways of decorating with Rose Medallion porcelains - flat lay collage of Famille Rose plates and tableware

Decorating with Rose Medallion

June 8, 2021

5 ways of decorating with Rose Medallion that showcase its beauty and help create the Chinoiserie chic look. Rose Medallion ceramics are my favorite Chinoiserie decor with out doubt. First of all the pink and green color palette is classic and charming then there are the darling birds, bats, butterflies,… Read more

Grandmillennial summer finds for the closet, home, and table

Grandmillennial Summer Finds at Amazon

June 5, 2021

Looking to spruce up your table, home, and wardrobe for summer on a budget? Don’t miss my grandmillennial summer finds from Amazon, Walmart, and Target! *Affiliate links included* I’m finding my summer frame of mind with a little online shopping this week. As I was perusing Amazon, Target, and Walmart,… Read more

Interior view of Second Blessings Thrift

The Best Thrift Stores in Western North Carolina

May 28, 2021

Katherine reveals the 5 best thrift stores in Western North Carolina she frequents to find quality antiques and vintage. Just a few things to keep in mind when thrifting… No. 1 Don’t underestimate the power of manifestation. Set your intention to find something specific when you start your thrifting adventure.… Read more

Collage of Chinoiserie wallpapers - samples from Schumacher, York, and Sanderson

My Favorite Chinoiserie Wallpapers

May 24, 2021

30+ Chinoiserie wallpapers sure to catch your eye and bring just the right amount of whimsical pattern to your space! Wallpaper is having a happy resurgence lately, and I am here for it! Now my mother would tell you that I haven’t always been a fan and that I actually… Read more

Family room refresh mood board for planning

Planning for a Family Room Refresh

May 20, 2021

Our plans for a family room refresh adding color and pattern for a brighter space, and tips to help you plan your next re-decorating project! My family room needs some lovin’! It has been rather neglected in the decorating department and is in need of a refresh. I made some… Read more

How to frame a painting with offset clips - finished landscape painting in gold frame.

The Simple Way to Frame a Painting with Offset Clips

May 12, 2021

5 easy steps to frame a painting on canvas using offset clips and a back-loading frame. You’ve found the perfect painting for your wall after hunting countless estate sales, thrifts, and galleries. It has eye catching colors and a subject that speaks to you! The only drawback…it’s un-framed. Don’t let… Read more

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Vintage bar cart decor with brass cart, Art Nouveau screen, and classic barware

Elevated Essentials: Bar Cart Decor & Basics

May 5, 2021

Style an artful mix of vintage and new barware to make it both functional and chic, so you can mix yummy drinks in style. Here are the 10 essentials you need for bar cart decor!  When I say bar cart what comes to mind? For me I immediately hear the… Read more

50+ Kitchen gadgets and accessories you'll actually use collage

Get Cooking! 50+ Kitchen Gadgets & Accessories

April 2, 2021

50+ kitchen gadgets and accessories you’ll actually use for cooking and organizing your kitchen! One of life’s greatest pleasures is cooking a delicious meal! I love the chopping…the sizzle of veggies in a skillet…the aromatic herbs…the mixing and mingling of ingredients and flavors! Just writing this makes me want to… Read more

White wicker bird cage decorated with blue songbirds and baby's breath creates a whimsical spring centerpiece on this tablescape

Songbird & Tulipiere Spring Centerpiece

March 16, 2021

Create a whimsical tablescape perfect for March with a baby’s breath, songbird and tulipiere spring centerpiece! Ah spring! You just delight me with your popping buds, delicate unfurling leaves, and twittering songbirds! In celebration of all the promise and joy you bring, I’m setting a whimsical tablescape with a fanciful… Read more

Wedgwood Patrician Robert soup bowls on a purple glass charger make an elegant look for springtime tables

A Green & White Springtime Table with Wedgwood

March 2, 2021

Set a charming green and white springtime table with Wedgwood, tulips, cabbage ware, and lace to celebrate the season and highlight spring’s delightfully fresh foods. I come by my love of dishes quite honestly! My grandmother bought dishes constantly. Never anything really fancy or antique, but she had special plates… Read more

Plated pork loin, mashed potatoes, and broccoli for a delicious Sunday supper menu idea

A Sunday Supper Menu Idea

February 17, 2021

Sunday suppers were one of those Southern traditions we adhered to with dependability when I was growing up. My whole family would amass at grandpa and grandma’s house for a feast she miraculously assembled somehow between shaking the preacher’s hand and a 20 minute drive. It was always a feast… Read more

Dresdenia china floral design with roses and tulips set on white plate with rattan charger and pink napkin

Love & Toile Tablescape for Valentine’s Day

February 3, 2021

Get inspired by my love & toile tablescape to create a romantic setting for your at home dinner this Valentine’s Day! Mix faux florals, candlelight, red toile, pink plaid, and Dresden style china for an elegant table that celebrates all things love! Toile Tablescape with a French Provencal Vibe I… Read more

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