This question has been asked a lot lately...what do you think? I actually wrote an article about this a couple years ago on the blog, and recently adapted it for American Farmhouse Style magazine here. Give it a read and see what you think! If you want to read the original blog post, click here. ... View Post
Hi there! I hope you are enjoying this cozy fall season like we are...it was in the 90's just a few days ago, and now it's in the 50's in Tennessee. Hopefully this means the leaves will change color soon! We have my mom visiting us from WA this week, and after the chimney sweep comes this afternoon, we will have our first fire of the season in our fireplace. It makes me want to watch Mary ... View Post
Summer Visitors and a Decorating Tip
Hi there! I hope you are all having a nice summer! We are having a stay-cation this year at our neighborhood pool, since we can't be away from a few of our projects at the moment. We're thinking about heading to the mountains in East Tennessee for a short trip in the fall though. If you have suggestions on where to stay or what to see in the Great Smokies, let me know! We are thinking more ... View Post
Summer is Here!
Hi y'all! I've always said this as a joke because Northwesterners like us do not say "y'all", but I am just now learning that if you refuse to speak "Southern", you may find yourselves with some miscommunications with Southerners over this very word. In the South, the word "you" cannot be plural like it can be in the rest of the English-speaking world. The only way to make "you" plural here ... View Post
Hi to You Who are New!
Hi there, y'all! Welcome, new blog followers! I know it's not easy to figure out how to follow this blog (point the mouse at the "contact" tab), but that'll be changing soon. And, if you have come in to the shop to visit us, thank you! You have no idea how much it means to me! I love hearing about you who are buying candles for friends' birthdays and rugs for your kitchens or pictures for your ... View Post
Getting the Look
It's hard to believe it has been one full year since our photo shoot for American Farmhouse Style magazine! It has been such a busy year since, and I was so burned out on decorating that I thought I would never care about decorating our own house again. Then, we found ourselves opening a shop that was originally just kitchen hardscapes (cabinets, countertops and tile), and turned into all that ... View Post
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