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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SHOP in my Online Store


 [email protected] Our family has been selling vintage and antique furnishings and home decor online for over 10 years!  Check out the different categories of my products: All Furniture All Home Decor Farmhouse Style Furniture and Decor Only ***NEW category***   Recommended Fixer upper style products from other vendors. Scroll through the pages to find lots of new, vintage and [...]

Blush Pink Vintage Bridal Shower for my daughter Emily


Well here are the photos from my daughter Emily's beautiful bridal shower.  Thanks to alot of friends and my family I was able to pull it off.  The shower turned out to be a dream of mine realized because of all of the support plus my crazy creative and driven brain which doesn't want to [...]

“Fixer upper” style Products now available on line!


Some of the products that they use on the various decorating shows are now available to order online from my store.  Visit the SHOP menu at the top of this page to see the products.   Go to my SHOP icon at the top menu to see some of the products and other similar vintage pieces. [...]

Fixer Upper Farmhouse Style – update in just One Room


I  love the new Farmhouse style from the hit show on HGTV.  Well my home is mostly Williamsburg style although I have updated it with paint colors and some other  additions.  I wanted to have the Fixed up look too but - well I can't have everything and my husband would flip out if I [...]

Paint Color for my Dining Room


I keep getting questions about colors to paint on walls in rooms that are near  other rooms that have a bluish wall color.  I finally painted my dining room (with the help of my kids and husband).  There were many different samples on the wall.  It got so bad I had to paint it.  The [...]