Grisaille Murals & Wallpapers

OK, all I can say about the entry in one of Martha Stewart’s homes (above) is LOVE LOVE LOVE. I’ve been attracted to large-scale murals & etchings & toiles lately as you can see here. Grisaille is a term for painting executed entirely in monochrome, usually in shades of gray or brown, particularly used in […]

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August 28, 2009

Smoothie & My Little Guy

I normally don’t do food posts, but sometimes something’s just too good & too easy not to share. The other night we made these amazing Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothies. (We were trying to copy one we’d just had a smoothie place in IL.) We used (reduced fat) peanut butter and (low fat) frozen yogurt […]

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August 19, 2009

I got my wallpaper!!!!

Yay!!! We’re (my husband) is hanging the wallpaper as I type!!! I should be packing but had to let you all know!!!! It’s going in the breakfast nook of our kitchen (which will have dark walnut hardwood floors installed in a couple of weeks, also courtesy of wonderful husband.):   If you remember, I really […]

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August 16, 2009

Accessorizing with Ferns

I love fern. Whenever I see a photo of a room with it in it, I take a second look. It just gives this awesome fresh jolt of green & energy to a space. It has a classic feel yet it’s a bit wild & untamed & perfect for any modern space. (And they’re so […]

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August 14, 2009



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