Vintage Mirror Vignette

What is it about vintage mirrors that cast their spell and draw you into their aged beauty? Something about their blemished, cloudy glass creates an ethereal and ageless appeal. I've been collecting old mirrors for a while now and recently created this little vintage mirror vignette from various flea market and junk finds. Sage flowers from the yard join an aqua bottle and vintage mirror on a shelf.   The small arched mirror was … [Read more...]

Early Fall Decorating

Funny. I'm writing a post about fall decorating when it's 90 degrees outside! Illinois is scheduled for a couple more days of sweltering heat and then our temps drop into the mid-70s by Labor Day. Since it can be pretty hot and humid even through the first part of October, it's hard for me to get in the mood for fall decorating until closer to Halloween. I'm not ready for the warmer hues of autumn just yet, so I find ways to transition my home … [Read more...]

Decorating with Lilacs and White Ironstone

The day I've been patiently waiting for has finally arrived! The lilac bushes are blooming and that means I can bring these delicate beauties indoors to fill our living space with their sweet fragrance. Decorating with lilacs is so easy to do because they are perhaps the easiest of flowers to arrange. Lilacs naturally spill over in a large enamelware pot. I didn't even arrange this grouping of lilacs. I took an enamel pot of water outside with … [Read more...]

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