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Fabulous Fall Friday Finds

I love Fall, and here in Virginia it is absolutely beautiful. If you don't believe me, check out the picture my daughter took above of the Rappahannock River near our house. (She has a great eye, am I right?)  I'm ready for it to cool off, cozy up to my loved ones under my favorite [...]

2016-10-27T22:19:22+00:00 Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

A Furniture Makeover Using Chalk Paint

(This post contains affiliate links; read my full disclosure here.) My Mom has never liked her mother's antique secretary, but when my grandmother died, my Mom reluctantly took it into her home since no one else wanted it. She's been asking me for years if I will take it and I finally got around to [...]

2016-10-27T23:27:12+00:00 Categories: Creative, DIY, Home Decor|4 Comments

This Man Will Give You The Blues: C.W. Stoneking

C.W. Stoneking   Christopher William (C.W.) Stoneking is my new favorite musician of all time today,  and I’m sharing him with you. (You’re welcome...that is, if you too are a lover of The Blues.)  I just recently discovered him and can't believe I haven't heard of him until now, because he's been making [...]

2016-10-18T17:47:30+00:00 Categories: Music|Tags: |0 Comments

A Few Thoughts from an Art School Alumnus

I received my BFA in Painting and Printmaking from VCU in Richmond, Va. in 1992 and my MIS degree from VCU in 2008. Virginia Commonwealth University is rated as the #1 Graduate School for Sculpture in the US and #2 in the country for Fine Arts in general (according to US News & World Report. [...]

2016-10-25T18:51:09+00:00 Categories: Art|0 Comments

Fun Furniture Makeovers Using Fabric

There's nothing more fun than taking a beautiful or fun fabric and using it on an old piece of furniture giving it new life. (Ok, so maybe sitting on said furniture eating bon bons while watching Game of Thrones is a little more fun..just saying.)  While furniture makeovers are all the rage now with chalk paint [...]

Industrial Chic Done Cheap-Where to Find the Deals!

First of all, what is Industrial Chic? Industrial Chic is a design style that is rooted in industrial and factory-like functionality. Think gears, weathered wood, pieces of machinery, exposed brick, concrete countertops...that sort of thing. It's been popular for a while now,  and you can find almost every retailer selling it, from [...]

2016-10-25T18:43:06+00:00 Categories: Home Decor|0 Comments

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