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Lighting your Fixer Upper- Choosing Light Fixtures that get you the Look!


One of the absolute most fun parts of decorating or redecorating for me is choosing lighting.  I can't have enough light fixtures and lamps.  If I had taller ceilings in my house I would have a chandelier in every room.  as it is I push the envelope every time and squeeze in a chandelier here [...]

Best Way to Care for Soapstone


I finally found the best product to care for my soapstone counters after all the years. Love my beautiful soapstone counters and farm sink.  I have had them for about 20 years, long before farm sinks were popular.  But the downside of this lovely natural stone is that it is soft, it [...]

How to Update your Kitchen to Farmhouse Style- new or existing!


Do you love the new farmhouse style?  Are you renovating a fixer upper, designing a new kitchen or just wanting to update your look? Here are some ideas to breakdown some of the essentials or **wishes and daydreams :)** to get the Farm style look in your kitchen.   1. White or cream cabinets:  If [...]

Best Fixer Upper products at great prices!


So many of us have switched our style based on the hit tv show!  I get so many requests for the fixer upper farmhouse style decorating items.  I just can't keep them all in stock.  My store still has lots of unique one of a kind antique and vintage decorating products that you can reach [...]

Tour 10 Country Estate Mansions


Do you ever wonder about the interiors of the most gorgeous country estates?  Here is a sampling of 10 luxurious country mansions. 1.  The Gabled Country Estate Wow, look at this beautiful country estate with it's gabled roofs, stone chimneys, grand pergola and elegant pool.  I love that outdoor fireplace. Here is the same view [...]

My Daughter and Son in law’s condo is for sale! $150k


(UPdate - it sold in four days but stay tuned to the posts about the renovation of their new house) Emily and Brooke's adorable end unit condo in a lovely development called Westridge is just outside of Phoenixville, Pa.  Lovely paint colors and updated decor show off the great room with dining room and family [...]

10 Inexpensive Ways to Decorate and get the Fixer Upper Farmhouse Look


  Now we don't all have a husband who will just tear down walls, expose long forgotten shiplap, paint everything, install new kitchens and take care of the kids while we decorate at night!  But even if we do, here are some easy ideas to get the fixer upper look on a dime one room [...]

Beautiful Bedrooms


Shiplap and mosquito netting! Sleep soundly without fear of a bite from a Zika mosquit     Is Mary Poppins going to pop into this beautiful bedroom next? There are so many elements to this bedroom which make you feel like falling into one of the beds and taking a long [...]

Fixer Upper Farmhouse “Look” Paint Colors – Decorate like the pros!


The most important thing to consider if you want to paint your walls or trim and try to get the fixer upper Farmhouse decorating style is to think "Cool"! "Cool colors" white, grey and blue, for the Farmhouse Look. For many years we have recommended warm paint colors for home colors.  There are [...]