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Ecelectic take on a french country style. Follow me as I make my house a home. I find inspiration.. from all things. I hope you leave here inspired.

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  • Mom 4 Real Pattern Vinyl Giveaway!
    on Apr 16, 2012
    Hey friends!  Sorry I have been MIA but I have a full time job that is taking up all my time.  I am not complaining in the least though.  I am happy to say that I am one of the few that loves their job!  I get to play with sticker...
  • I Teach, What's Your Superpower?
    on Feb 23, 2012
    I don't teach, however I have nothing but extreme  respect for each teacher out there. I think it takes a rare breed to do this job.   My daughters teacher from last year wrote her take on the state of education in Florida.  I f...
  • Silver Chalkboard Platter - Be Mine!
    on Feb 14, 2012
    More Silver!  Are you sick of it yet?  I found this silver like platter at Goodwill.  I liked the curvy shape and the weight of the platter (I believe it is stainless).  I had been wanting to do a chalkboard piece for some time. &...
  • Silver Inspirations
    on Feb 13, 2012
    Happy Monday everyone!  I hope your weekend was great!  Mine was filled with baseball games, visiting with family and a much needed lazy Sunday.  My husband has been gone for two weeks preparing, building and setting up his companies b...
  • A Hard Life Lesson
    on Feb 13, 2012
    After reading Lakesha from Home to Three Duncan Boys speak about how hard being a mom to 3 little boys and the stress, judgement and expectations that are felt by a mom I felt that I needed to share a story with you.  I don't want...
  • Silver, Silver & More Silver!!
    on Feb 7, 2012
     I have the china cabinet all decked out in silver!  I don't know why I adore silver in the winter time, but I do. I really love the contrast of my silver pieces against the ironstone.   Gorham Silver Plate Teapot salt & pepp...
  • Silver in the Kitchen
    on Feb 5, 2012
    Ok so I have been slacking on my blogging lately.  All I can say is life has been busy.  I have alot of exciting things going on and lots of changes happening.  I have been decorating with all my silver pieces and wanted to share with...
  • Manatees
    on Jan 22, 2012
    We went to Crystal River this weekend to do a little fishing and see the manatees.  Every November the manatees swim south for the winter and call the warm waters of the Florida coast home.  Swarms of people flocked to the water to catch a...
  • Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS
    on Jan 6, 2012
    I wanted to share with you a project that is very dear to me... My step-dad Rick Papineau (Pappy) is the Vice President of Scenic Elements forFELD Entertainment.  He is the heart and soul behind all of the sets and props for ...
  • Silver in the past, present and future! Part 1
    on Jan 5, 2012
      I am going through a very Silver phase right now.  I cant' get enough of this shiny, yet full of patina glorious decor that silver offers.  I have trays galore in my kitchen, a new (very ornate) napkin holder, and lots of bowls, and...
  • 2011 Year in Review
    on Dec 30, 2011
    The year started off strong with my Pottery Barn Inspired Finials Visit here to see the Tutorial My Chippy Old Tooolbox became old and chippy and a little french this year. This was a fun project that really got me obsessed with making...
  • A very late Merry Christmas & updates!
    on Dec 29, 2011
    I hope everyone had a great Holiday.  It has been non-stop and I just did not get all the decorating done as I had wanted to.  The poor kids didn't even get their trees up this time!  But we did have a great Christmas and that is all t...
  • Updated Gallery Wall
    on Nov 29, 2011
    I have been slowly adding to my gallery wall.  This is the way it originally started.   You can see the full post here.  Ornate frames found at thrift stores and some ironstone plates have been added.I put up some antlers that I...
  • The Rustic Porch Tree
    on Nov 27, 2011
    My backporch is a work in progress.  I have always imagined it would be somewhat country rustic, like a mountain retreat.  It has taken a long time to even get what I have now.  It has not been a priority.  Thi...
  • 2010 Christmas House Tour
    on Nov 26, 2011
    As I started decorating this year, I went back to look at my decor last year and get some ideas of what I wanted to do different and what I wanted to stay the same.  I am feeling very minimal this year.  I really want most things to st...
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    on Nov 23, 2011
    I hope that each one of you have a special Thanksgiving! That about sums it up!Try not to each to much!
  • Scribbles and Swirls!
    on Nov 20, 2011
    Tami at Scribble and Swirls has featured my Pottery Barn Finial Knock Offs! Please go by and show her some love.  Scribbles and Swirls blog is beautifully put together with lots of resources to find some amazing projects...
  • Signs, Signs, Everywhere!
    on Nov 13, 2011
    Here is what I have been up to! Lots and lots of signs.. All of these were made from old pallets or found wood.My daughters Safety Patrol group had a craft show at the school this weekend.I love making these! I am linking up withBetween Naps on t...
  • A little taste of Fall
    on Oct 25, 2011
    Here is a little taste of fall from my house to yours.. Happy Fall Y'all! go visit these parties..Savvy Southern Style for WOW us Wednesdays...
  • Sights Of The Weekend
    on Oct 16, 2011
    No other words are necessary... I hope yours was a full as mine!

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