My products are now available at a new site!

2021-03-18T15:50:42-04:00

Shop at Raspberry and Royal Home All of my products are now being shown on a new website:  Please click here to go to:  Raspberry and Royal Home

My products are now available at a new site!2021-03-18T15:50:42-04:00

Olof Rudbeck prints for sale

2021-02-05T09:32:02-05:00

Shop olof rudbeck STAY TUNED! I HAVE TO GET THEM LOADED ON THE SITE! SORRY FOR THE DELAY. Famed Swedish artist from the 1600's was an accomplished botanist and scholar.  His drawings and paintings are lovely but his birds are desired and rare collectibles.  Used by high end decorators and designers the birds are striking [...]

Olof Rudbeck prints for sale2021-02-05T09:32:02-05:00

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

2021-01-21T19:36:53-05:00

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 [...]

How to Update your Kitchen to Farmhouse Style- new or existing!2021-01-21T19:36:53-05:00

The art of Arranging Vignettes

2021-02-06T09:14:56-05:00

Gathering beloved objects and collectibles together in artistic vignettes makes a house a home.  Sometimes one can try to be decorative but feel like their placement efforts just look like a bunch of stuff stuck on a desk or table top.  How do the professionals make everything look so attractive?  How do they make things [...]

The art of Arranging Vignettes2021-02-06T09:14:56-05:00

Emily’s Wedding Flowers- Traditional, pastel peonies, hydrangeas and roses.

2021-01-21T19:38:17-05:00

Well this is going to take me a long time to get this whole blog post done!  Emily and Brooke were married in July.  The planning took about 6 months but possibly had been occurring for 26 years?  Where to start? Should we start with the flowers?  The dress?  The venue?  The Mass? Well why [...]

Emily’s Wedding Flowers- Traditional, pastel peonies, hydrangeas and roses.2021-01-21T19:38:17-05:00

Review of Costco All Wood Cabinetry

2021-01-21T19:34:15-05:00

We bought a vacation house on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  We fell in love with the natural beauty of the property and the Williamsburg cottage feel of the house.  Even though we knew the house needed work, we didn't know how much.  We couldn't take our eyes off the bald eagles that soared above [...]

Review of Costco All Wood Cabinetry2021-01-21T19:34:15-05:00

Best Way to Care for Soapstone

2017-02-07T07:22:53-05:00

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 [...]

Best Way to Care for Soapstone2017-02-07T07:22:53-05:00

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

2017-02-07T07:27:37-05:00

  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 [...]

10 Inexpensive Ways to Decorate and get the Fixer Upper Farmhouse Look2017-02-07T07:27:37-05:00

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

2021-01-21T19:41:56-05:00

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 [...]

Fixer Upper Farmhouse “Look” Paint Colors – Decorate like the pros!2021-01-21T19:41:56-05:00