Last week North Carolina was drenched with hurricane rains. Normally, my go-to on dreary days is a snuggle with a steaming cup of coffee and a good book. On that day I surprised myself and opted for a photo editing session on PicMonkey.com. I have been planning to create and frame kitty portraits of our three felines for ages, but life kept getting in the way. Or so I was telling myself.Continue reading
I have heard it said that if you have three of something, it’s a collection. So, I realized over coffee here in our living room this morning that I have a collection of crusty old columns. Certainly, I have no idea how that happened, because it was not a conscious decision to seek them out.
That said, bought over time at barn sales, architectural salvage stores, antique shops and flea markets, these lovelies ended up gracing opposite sides of our living room.Continue reading
Adding Moroccan bling in any room is quite easy – just find one fabulous wedding blanket with lots of spangles and bling happens in an eye-popping flash!
Late one afternoon in the souks of Marrakech in February, the ladies of the Magical Morocco Girl Trip were queued up at the ATM and my eyes wandered to a tiny, but fabulous shop. From underfoot to way up high, there were THE BEST colorful wedding blankets. Not the antique kind, but new ones in chenilly-brights like my had-to-have teal choice.Continue reading