Fall is the perfect season to host an outdoor movie night in your backyard! It’s that time of year when outdoor furniture is still outside and it gets dark earlier than the summer which means your little kiddos can enjoy the movie night as well. It’s so nice to transform your backyard with cozy blankets, […]

Can you believe it’s already November? Before we know it Thanks No. 1 Modern bar cart with patterned sides that looks great as is, but would also look amazing painted a pop of color! Plus it’s only $157. No. 2 This lucite bar cart is a personal favorite of mine. Look at those chic lines! […]

For the longest time our backyard was mainly just grass and a little small area where we laid down some pavers so that we could set out a little plastic table/chairs during the summer. Not exactly ideal for entertaining. For the past couple of years we have wanted to build a deck and enjoy the […]

For me the best part of any get together is the appetizers. I don’t even need the main meal. I just want savory bites that I can snack on! Potato puffs, pigs in a blanket, brie wrapped in puff pastry equal yum to me! Spinach & artichoke is one of those appetizers that I have […]


The Easiest Spinach & Artichoke Cheesy Bread

I love a good tablescape. I think it’s the inner Southern woman inside of me. Please tell me I’m not the only New Yorker that subscribes to Southern Living magazine and looks up houses in Birmingham, Alabama. I truly think I was meant to live in the South. I love all of it! The tradition, […]

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Lilac & Orange Thanksgiving Tablescape

So many good finds this week that I have been itching to share! 1. I have sourced many faux bamboo chippendale style chairs for clients in my day and they are typically on the high side that is until I found these pretty chairs for only $159!!!! Amazing! Leave the seat as is or take […]

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Friday Finds…

I love to find unique items that can be used as artwork. Artwork is so important in a home. It is one of the final layers to a room and something that I typically find missing in clients’ homes. They are too nervous to make a bad decision that they just don’t make one at […]

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Shower Curtain as Artwork!

The cold has quickly started to hit us in NY. I had to grab my winter coat and gloves last week and the snow on the forecast for this week. The cold weather season is finally upon us. I have been on the hunt for a new winter coat this year and was very excited […]


Bright & Colorful Cold Weather Accessories

Safavieh is one of my favorite vendors, because of its great price point, amazing quality and their ability to have classics, but also pieces that work with current trends. When I source pieces for clients it’s always a mix of high and low and a whole lot of in the middle. My in the middle […]


Safavieh Outdoor & Furniture Outlet

I have done a lot of home decor DIY projects in my day. It’s one of my loves and something I have always done on the blog. Some are a bit more advanced than others, but I must say that this is the easiest one I have ever tackled! I have loved seeing Mandi Smethell’s […]



This week has been full of work, gray weather and final chatting up on back seasons of Downtown Abby! I have also found an array of fun things to share with you! I have been meaning to share this fun illustration for a couple of weeks now and today is the day! I was lucky […]

friday finds

Friday Finds…

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My living room is one of the rooms that evolved drastically from when we first moved one. Originally I painted the walls chocolate brown and did accents of white, blue and orange. That lasted maybe 2 years.

Our dining room sat empty for months. Okay maybe it was empty for just a handful of weeks and then we couldn’t take it anymore and put in a folding table and plastic outdoor chairs, but in my mind that was still empty.

On the main floor of our house we have a Florida room. Being that it’s a Florida room it is a considered a 3 season room, because there is no heat in the room. The previous owners used it as an indoor patio with outdoor furniture and it looked like this when we moved in.

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