A Springtime Table Inspired by a Beautiful, Floral, Butterfly Table Runner

Butterfly Napkin Rings

Happy June! The first week of June is always a big celebration week in my family. We have three birthdays during the first 8 days of June starting with my son’s, followed by one grandson, and ending with my daughter-in-love’s birthday. I love visiting with…

So Many Beautiful Lamps from One of My Favorite Local Designers!

If you’ve been reading BNOTP for a bit, you probably know I’m a completely lamp-obsessed woman. My living room alone contains 7 lamps. Five are visible in this view and there are two more on the bookcases to the left but not visible in the…

Discovering Penhaligon’s Beautiful Fragrances, Loved and Worn by British Royals since 1870

Penhaligon

Welcome to the 694th Metamorphosis Monday! Over the past couple of months, without even thinking about it, I’ve gradually switched over to wearing some of my favorite fragrances for summer. The sunny days and warmer weather just naturally make me crave lighter, brighter scents. If…

Beautiful, Hand-Painted Morning Glory China Sparks a Very Special Memory

Matouck Mirasol Azure Linen Napkins in Blue

Welcome to the 710th Tablescape Thursday! I’m posting Tablescape Thursday a bit early this week and I have a beautiful, heartfelt table setting to share with you. Elena, a lovely BNOTP reader and friend wrote, “We had friends over for dinner on Wednesday this week….

Beautiful Louis Vuitton Inspired Agenda Calendar Refill Inserts & To-Do Lists

Louis Vuitton Agenda Refill, To Do List

Quite a few years back I splurged and purchased a Louis Vuitton Large-Ring Agenda in the GM (A-5) size. I had never had an agenda before and wasn’t sure how I would like it and if I would really use it. It turned out to…

Springtime Table for Two, A Celebration of Beautiful Spring Flowers

Spring Dining Outdoors

Welcome to the 709th Tablescape Thursday! The geraniums on my decks are really starting to bloom. They inspired this week’s table setting that’s all about beautiful spring flowers. I love this time of year when everything is waking up and coming back to life!  …

Pull-up Jeggings, Beachy Sweaters, Eyelet Tops and Beautiful Summer Dresses

We are really seeing the warmer temps now and it’s got me thinking more about my summer wardrobe. I love this time of year when we can finally tuck away some of our heavy sweaters and start wearing lighter, more carefree prints. I was thinking…

Enchanting Spring Table with Beautiful, Vintage China: Homer Laughlin’s, Georgian

Beautiful Spring Table Setting, Spring Centerpiece

Welcome to the 708th Tablescape Thursday! I have a delightful table to share with you today! If you live in an area where spring is dilly dallying around and taking forever to show up, I promise this table with uplift your spirits! Franki, a lovely…

1950s Bathroom Gets a Beautiful, Luxe Makeover! Prepare to Be Stunned–It’s Wonderful!

Before Bath Renovation

Welcome to the 689th Metamorphosis Monday! In a post a few weeks back, I mentioned that I was starting to think more about renovating my two upstairs bathrooms.  I was finding it difficult to motivate myself to begin the planning process. Bathrooms typically don’t excite…

Beautiful Spring-Summer Fashions Sale & A Sunhat that Packs Beautifully for Travel

Love this time of year for shopping the sales! My favorite shops are having some great end-of-winter sales and new-season sales. I left warm 60-70 degree weather for freezing cold Ohio, so I’m craving some spring weather and spring fashions right now! Before we dive…