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Fall Inspiration from P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm

When I lived in Nashville over 20 years ago, I enjoyed watching Southern garden and design expert P. Allen Smith’s gardening and cooking segments on the local news. Smith’s enthusiasm and expertise about all things garden-related are infectious and engaging. In the two decades since I moved north from Nashville, Smith has built an empire…… Continue reading Fall Inspiration from P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm

Blue and White · Design · Inspiration · Interiors · Kitchens

Blue and White Kitchen Inspiration

Our dated kitchen cries out to be renovated, but there will be no kitchen renovation until my husband is on board with the idea. Until that day comes (which I hope will be sooner rather than later!), I must content myself with dreaming about what our new kitchen might look like. I would like a…… Continue reading Blue and White Kitchen Inspiration

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Friday Finds 10•13•17

Here are this week’s finds: Nashville design firm Pencil & Paper uses some new Serena & Lily products in its recent designs.   Brooklyn’s first designer showhouse is going on now.   Hearth and Hand with Magnolia and Target HGTV’s hit show Fixer Upper may be ending, but you can shop Chip and Joanna Gaines’ new line of…… Continue reading Friday Finds 10•13•17

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Elegant and Classic Interiors by Cathy Kincaid

Dallas-based interior designer Cathy Kincaid has been designing homes for over 30 years. Her designs are classic, timeless, and always elegant and traditional.  I was perusing her portfolio recently and came across many gracious and inspiring rooms.  She often uses blue and white in her designs and mixes patterns and colors confidently.  The rooms she designs…… Continue reading Elegant and Classic Interiors by Cathy Kincaid

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Friday Finds 10•6•17

Here are this week’s finds: An elegant and gorgeous British Georgian home tour   This article, which gives 25 reasons for why blue is the best color to use in your home (but we already knew this, right?!)   Beautiful new blue and white Moroccan rugs for fall from Annie Selke   Succulent-topped pumpkin arrangements!  Instructions here and here for making one.…… Continue reading Friday Finds 10•6•17

Blue and White · Fall Decorating · Inspiration · Interiors · Our House

Fall Touches in Our Home

At this time of year, I like to add a few touches of the fall season to our apartment. I prefer decorating for fall with fresh, natural items, mixing them with other decor elements. This year, I used pumpkins, chrysanthemums, and pears, among other things. I employed blue and white whenever I could and kept…… Continue reading Fall Touches in Our Home