Easter and Purple for 2019

Last Easter I decorated with a light sprinkle of purple, lavender and lilac. This year, I made a large statement with some items from Pottery Barn. Let’s start with the throw. Pottery Barn calls the color lavender. I purchased it last year on sale with a free monogram. So yes, I had to have it. I didn’t care if it was going to sit in the closet for a year. The next thing I added …

Hello knitters!

To all the knitters out there, hello!  I just started knitting.  I’ve made a small lap blanket with pom-poms.  It was a lot of fun. It is far from perfect, but that’s OK because I made it myself.  The color of the wool is fig.  I really like this color and having matching fig colored pillows. Here I’ve taken one of my flower arrangements and added some rust colored feathers berries and branches to change …

Pink please💕

Pink is such a wonderful color. Everyone is going crazy this year with pink, and I don’t blame them. It has been a long time since pink has been so popular. 💕💕 I’ve just added a few touches go my sunroom. In front of my fireplace I have my wooden bird and a pink chair that I borrowed from my daughter. On the chair is a pretty pink pillow I just love it. 🌺🌺 The pink …

Waiting for Spring

The weather is getting a little warmer here in New Jersey this week. It feels like spring may be here soon. Or maybe that is wishful thinking. I added this large bird to this vignette because I like the way his coloring goes with the Tuscan pieces. In the vase, I added some pussy willow branches to a fern. Blue candles sit on pillar candles surrounded by pebbles. Next I’ve tucked a nest next to …

Plaid Sets the Stage for Fall

This Pottery Barn fig and gray plaid throw sets the stage for my Tuscan vase that takes the spotlight. The loropetulum branches add needed height and some additional color. A fig colored candle sits atop a matching pillar holder surrounded by natural toned pebbles. I followed my own advice and incorporated some natural elements into the scene by the way of acorns, golden hued oak leaves, and pine cones. A large moss ball draws your …