Archive / April, 2014


Bottle This

I fell in love with this photo on Pinterest, (are you addicted like I am?) from a Russian website.  I wanted to see if I could create something similar, so this weekend, I hunted up vintage and antique bottles at an estate sale and a couple of local antique stores. It’s amazing what you can […]


Iris Apfel

I just watched the best 3 minute video about decorating I’ve ever seen, on One King’s Lane.  You can watch it here: Ms. Apfel is a 92-year-old doyenne of decorating and fashion, and is currently offering 800 items from her collection of furniture, accessories and jewelry for sale on One King’s Lane. Here are […]


Living in the Trees

We live in a forest.  And we love it.  Aren’t trees one of the reasons we gravitate toward log cabin living? Some people come to our cabin and say, “it’s so shady here, you should cut down some of these trees.”  But that couldn’t be further from our minds.  We love the shade that the […]


Rustic Spring Flowers

Well, there’s not much sign of spring flowers yet here in the east, so I guess we’re on our own to lift our spirits by creating a spring floral display or two.  Just love this idea that I found on tumblr.  Shouldn’t be too tough to scout up an old crate, and add tulips, hyacinths […]