Bedrooms · Design · Inspiration · Interiors

Beach House Bunk Rooms

If you have a beach or lake house, you may need a space that sleeps many guests. Bunk rooms are a practical solution.  Today’s post looks at some bedrooms that are attractive and can each accommodate several people. Here are some good-looking examples of rooms with multiple bunk beds, perfect for lots of young guests:…… Continue reading Beach House Bunk Rooms

Design · Food · Home Exteriors · Inspiration · Interiors · Weekend Links

Links for the Weekend 7•7•17

Greetings from Vermont! Here are a few things I found interesting this week:  1. A sneak peak tour of the Coastal Living Idea House in Newport, Rhode Island designed by Mark D. Sikes. It is entirely blue and white! Open to the public until September 4th if you are in the area. (header image as well)  …… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 7•7•17

Blue and White · Inspiration · Interiors

The Best of Tiny Homes: Part 1

Today’s blog post is the first in a series called “The Best of Tiny Homes.” For each of these posts, I will feature a small, yet stylish, home. The first home is a 600-square-foot studio apartment designed and occupied by interior designer Shannon Crain. It is located in an 1882 Georgian home in the historic district…… Continue reading The Best of Tiny Homes: Part 1

Architecture · Holidays · Home Exteriors · Inspiration

Happy 4th of July! (and a Blog Update)

With the arrival of peak summer vacation season, my blogging will be a bit reduced for the next six weeks. I will be publishing blog posts three days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, until the middle of August. I plan to continue to post daily on Instagram, but I might miss a day…… Continue reading Happy 4th of July! (and a Blog Update)

Gardening · Inspiration · Interiors · Recipe · Weekend Links

Links for the Weekend 7•1•17

Happy 1st of July! 1. What a pretty Hamptons summer home.   2. How to get a garden exactly like Ina Garten’s own gardens.   3.How simple and festive is this recipe for the 4th of July?   4. What fun, bright rooms in the Catherine Truman Photography portfolio.   5. I learned a few things from…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 7•1•17

Flowers · Holidays · Inspiration · Table Settings

Red, White, and Blue Table Settings

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, I thought these pretty and patriotic tables and centerpieces might provide some holiday inspiration!   I love the mix of fabrics (gingham, buffalo check, florals) below: A pot of red geraniums with a few small flags mixed in makes a quick and easy centerpiece: Cherries, blueberries, and…… Continue reading Red, White, and Blue Table Settings

Art · Design · Inspiration · Interiors

Home Tour: A Feminine and Effervescent Palm Beach Apartment

Today I am sharing a tour of a bright and ultra-feminine home. The home is a one-bedroom apartment located in the Palm Beach Towers in Palm Beach, Florida and was featured in House Beautiful in May 2014.  The apartment, decorated by T. Keller Donovan, is owned by Kay Gilman, who was the first female sportswriter…… Continue reading Home Tour: A Feminine and Effervescent Palm Beach Apartment