Tag Archives: country living

What Size Light Fixture? Pro Lighting Advice

“What size light fixture should I get for such-and-such room?” Most people don’t spend a lot of time considering how much lighting can impact the look and feel of a room design. Now, I’m not talking about YOU, of course, because I’m betting you are all over it!  But, if you’ve ever wondered what size […]

2016 Country Living Fair Giveaway (and What I Want This Year)

Country Living, the decorating and lifestyle magazine, is returning for the second year to the greater Nashville area with The Country Living Fair, April 22nd through 24th! Some 20,000 visitors from across the country are expected for the annual shopping, cooking, and crafting fair at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. And I’m […]

Country Living Fair Round-Up in Nashville, Y’all!

Despite the threat of storms, this weekend ended up being warm and dry for the Country Living Fair in Nashville! yee-haw, y’all I was included in a meet-up of Nashville influencers in the home/garden industry sponsored by Forest Home Media, so I had a bunch of fun people to hang out with! the Nashville Influencers […]

The Country Living Fair is Headed to Nashville and I’m Giving Away Tickets!

The Country Living Fair is coming to Nashville for the first time, April 24-26, 2015! source Presented by Country Living Magazine, the event offers visitors the opportunity to fully experience the “Country Living” lifestyle and meet the editors of Country Living just outside of Nashville, TN. A great big show and sale of antiques, vintage, upcycled crafts, art, furniture, home […]

Country Living & Decorating

Last weekend I spent some time in the country, where decorating ideas abounded.     This is the home where I stayed with my elder daughter.     This beautiful home belongs to the director of the new school my daughter will be attending this year.   She invited the students in my daughter’s grade, […]

Easy-Peasy Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

Not all of us have the artistic skill to do intricately carved pumpkins for Halloween, so here are some easy (really!) ways to decorate pumpkins that will still wow the neighbors.  Try painting or drawing with a black Sharpee on white pumpkins to make cool designs like these.  Martha Stewart   You can punch little holes […]

Funky Family Home – Hit or Miss?

This home was featured in the latest issue of Country Living.  It’s an eye-catcher, to be sure.  But on closer inspection, I began to question whether I loved it or hated it.  I don’t mean to be brutal, because it is a fun family home and everyone is entitled to their own sense of style.  […]

Bathing in My Dreams

Hope your weekend is off to a good start!  Today I’ve been working up a decoration consultation for a client and still need to reorganize all the staging props I picked up yesterday after de-staging a client’s home that is now under contract (hurray!).  Then I might watch a movie with Mr. Man tonight – we […]

Living In and Loving a Small Space

I wanted to share the cool home of Lizzy Carnie, a designer with EuroTrash.  EuroTrash in the brainchild of my best friend, Annie Brahler.  Ok, Annie doesn’t know I exist, but I think she’s divine!   Her home is my favorite house ever (to see why, check it out here).  Anywho, Lizzy is a cutie-pie with […]

Masked Portrait for Halloween

I’m too tired tonight (I usually write posts the night before they go up) and braindead to spend a lot of time on a lengthy blogpost.   But I found this great Halloween decorating idea in Country Living that made me laugh, so I have to share.   Make sure everyone dresses up for Halloween this […]