A Quick Daydream Vacation…

Sometimes it’s nice to get away. Somewhere different from where you are. If the weather is hot, then a cool location sounds wonderful. If it’s cool it would be nice to feel the sun shining. Cleaning out photos the other day I ran across this photo taken years ago at the Ritz Carlton – Amelia Island. We went for a few years at Thanksgiving and what a great time we had. We found a wonderful little Italian Continue reading “A Quick Daydream Vacation…”


Featured Artist: Mark Farina!

Monterey Bay – Hopkins Point II by Mark Farina 30×48″

Mark Farina. He paints all subjects – all are just beautiful. It looks like most of Mark’s work is plein air (painted from life – outdoors) – he’s able to catch the spontaneity of changing light/colors. Mark’s studio paintings have the same fresh feel to them, they aren’t overdone – which is no easy feat!

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Looks like something in a movie…

Charleston, SC

I LOVE THIS PHOTO. Not sure why. It’s got so many things going on. Sometimes a quick snap can turn into something so visually interesting – something you could write many stories about… It looks like something in a scary movie to me… I think it’s the moon, the angle and the house that does it. Continue reading “Looks like something in a movie…”

A touch of green on St. Patrick’s Day! 🍀

Dracaenas in Sunroom

Look how much life a little bit of greenery adds! I absolutely adored this huge dracaena that we had for years. Continue reading “A touch of green on St. Patrick’s Day! 🍀”

Featured Artist: Leonard Chmiel!

Suspended Reality by Leonard Chmiel 36×48″ Oil

Leonard Chmiel. A very talented artist who’s work is breathtaking. I was zipping through Instagram and saw this painting. What a beauty! The reflections in the water are so peaceful, so soothing – I could just look at this all day long.

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Check out the Sand Crab Cottage Plan by Allison Ramsey Architects!

Sand Crab Cottage by Allison Ramsey Architects

This is the Sand Crab Cottage Plan (16404-15) by Allison Ramsey Architects  – and it’s a beauty! This plan is 2,275 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Great windows and that porch! Wow! A fabulous front porch and a smaller screened porch off the back of the house. The best of both worlds! Continue reading “Check out the Sand Crab Cottage Plan by Allison Ramsey Architects!”

Featured Artist: Rachel Pettit!

Salt Creek Morning by Rachel Pettit 12×12″ Oil

Rachel Pettit. Rachel is an artist from the Utah area – her paintings are stunning, I love the way she captures light and the overall feel of the area she is painting.

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