Friday, July 28, 2017

Color Combo: Turquoise and Yellow

If you ever told me that I'd have turquoise and yellow in my kitchen,  I never would have believed you.   But, I fell in love with a boho chandy with just that color combo.

BOHO CHANDELIER IN TURQUOISE AND YELLOW

I recently purchased an L-shaped banquette.  For now I only have some linen pillows and some turquoise leopard print ones on it.  At some point I'll upholster it, but for now we're ok.  It has served us well when trying to seat a crowd during the holidays.  I also added some yellow and white striped draperies.

SNIPPET OF THE BANQUETTE AND PILLOWS

Did you notice the foo dogs?  They were in another room, but had to move to the window sill.

FOO DOGS ON WINDOW SILL

Around the other side of the banquette I have some chinoiserie chairs.

SNEAKY PEEK OF CHINOISERIE CHAIR
This fabulous yellow ware handled bowl also moved to the kitchen.

YELLOW WARE BOWL AS A CENTERPIECE

Of course my black-eyed susans bloomed in the perfect color just outside the window.

BLACK-EYED SUSANS OUTSIDE THE KITCHEN WINDOW

What color combinations do you use in your home?  

Friday, July 21, 2017

Better Late Than Never For This Month's Sale @Buckeystown Design CoOp

This week just got away from me but I thought I'd share what I have for our July designer tag sale anyway.  You still have two remaining days to shop and plenty for everyone.


Enjoy.





















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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The First Blooms In My Perennial Garden

Last year I created a perennial cottage garden in my front and side yard.  It was late in the summer so this actually is the first time I'm enjoying all the plants as they take turns blooming.

I received these lilies as a birthday gift from a friend.  They surround the mailbox.

LILIES AROUND MY MAILBOX

All but one of the lilies is yellow.



I always think that a yucca plant is not very attractive, but when it blooms,  I totally rethink my opinion.  I couldn't choose just one shot of it.







EVENING PRIMROSE
My lime green hostas near my front porch are my absolute favorite.  The tall blooms are a bonus.

LIME GREEN HOSTA NEAR THE FRONT PORCH
The phlox isn't new to the garden but I always enjoy seeing its color near the screened porch.

PHLOX NEAR THE SCREENED PORCH
I also add some annuals for all summer color.  These vinca are very happy in their vintage cement planter.  How fun is the gargoyle?

VINCA IN CEMENT PLANTER AND GARGOYLE

How is your perennial garden growing?

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Happy 4TH of July

I hope you all have a fun, fabulous 4th.

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