Trimming the Tree: Small in Size but Grand in Style

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Christmas is going to be here in 2 weeks, and I still have so much to do.  I know many of you have already trimmed your trees and decked your halls, so to bring in the Christmas spirit on DVB, I thought I'd share with you images of gorgeous small Christmas trees. ...more

AHL's 2012 Christmas House Trends

Yesterday I posted on Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles 2012 Christmas House, and there were several trends that were prominent throughout the house.  So I thought I'd share with you five trends I spotted.   ...more

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles 2012 Christmas House

Last week Christy got the opportunity to visit Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Christmas House 2012.  The Christmas House showed through November 16th-December 9th; unfortunately the tour has ended.  But lucky for you, we were able to take some photographs to share with you the gorgeous interiors designed talented designers. ...more

From Bloom to Room #8

Now that is officially summer, I thought I'd include fresh produce into my bloom series.  I love being able to get fresh produce from a local's farmer's market when I'm able to find time to stop by, and what better place to find color inspiration than at your local's farmer's market: deep hues of purples in eggplants, varying colors in tomatoes, fresh berries, etc. And today I thought I'd start with the lemon: that gorgeous bright yellow is perfect for the summer!  ...more

Motivational monday #17

Happy Monday everyone!  Today it's a little rainy here in Columbia, but still taking my pup out for her morning walk...if not she gets mad at me :)  For today's motivation I thought I'd share a photo of my pup, Sadie Mae, trying to help me out this weekend.  She was helping me get some blog post inspiration!  She's such a great design assistant!!  I didn't stage this whatsoever!!  She was playing on the bed & started laying on some magazines, and I knew I had to take a couple of shots!!  This is the winner!...more

Nature's Inspiration

The weekend is here and the weather is warm.  It is time to get out in the garden, unfortunately it looks like rain is in the forecast. Everyone needs the healing power of nature and the sun.  Good for our lungs and good for our spirits.  Here are a few pictures to inspire us all! ...more

Pretty in Pink and Red

Did anyone watch the Grammy's last night?  I did, and before I begin speaking about my thoughts on the Grammy's, I just need to say how I cannot believe that Whitney Houston has passed away.  It's so crazy!  I thought L.L. Cool J's prayer at the opening of the event was wonderfully done.  ...more