Interiors, Styling

5 Tips for Displaying a Collection Without Appearing like a Hoarder

“One day I was counting the cats and I absent-mindedly counted myself.” ― Bobbie Ann Mason, Shiloh and Other Stories I'm not much of a collection person - for this I count my blessings because I do see a potential hoarder lurking around inside my psyche.  A lot of collections either give me a creepy sensation of too many lives,… Continue reading 5 Tips for Displaying a Collection Without Appearing like a Hoarder

Garden Style, Interiors, Styling

Up Your Bohemian Vibe: Five Striking Plants to Consider Hanging Indoors

I've always liked hanging plants and I'm delighted that they're back in style again.  I think because they were so prevalent in the 60's and 70's and tended to be a little beaded and macramé-d up that they kind of have a hippy connotation for most people.  Think of a hanging plant as adding a… Continue reading Up Your Bohemian Vibe: Five Striking Plants to Consider Hanging Indoors

Garden Style, Styling

Getting Nature Indoors and a Song from the Lumineers

It's time to tromp out in the yard and start clipping - bring the branches in, crack the stems open a bit and place them in some warm water for a bit of early Spring happiness in a vase.  My daughter and I have the annual avocado pit in a glass jar underway: We also… Continue reading Getting Nature Indoors and a Song from the Lumineers

Interiors, Styling

Displaying the Love

"I’ve been in love with love and the idea of something binding us together, you know that love is strong enough, and I’ve seen time tell tales about that systematic drug, yeah that heart that beats as one, it’s collectively, unconsciously composed." from The Mowgli's song San Francisco I have been feeling the love of family… Continue reading Displaying the Love