REALLY looking forward to this Thanksgiving vacation, relaxing with Mr. F&F and the kids. Fast gear describes the last ten months and only by getting away can I actually slow down.
In order to clear the calendar for travel, yesterday we loaded in at a client’s house we’ve...Read More
Business has been brisk for vintage Christmas decorations. I love merchandising this time of year with color themed areas, lots of ornaments and entertaining goods for the home.
The season has begun and Mr. F&F and I began this past weekend with a wine tasting, the kick-off for our...Read More
This was the year of Moneyball, Jingle Balls, soon-to-be New Year’s Eve ball drops…or in the case of Alec Baldwin, very “Schweddy Balls” on a recent flight….I’d like to call this the year of Christmas Balls. I got balls. Bowls of balls, balls on shells,...Read More
Having these three all home (after college boy arrives December 18th) is all I want for Christmas…
So, Merry Christmas to me.Read More
Christmas at Form & Function West…and some Holiday Decor Part 2 at Oddfellows in Asheville, NC.rockin good times sweet Avon ornaments below tree wouldn’t an orange mid-century lamp light up your holidays? how about a Pennsylvania Avenue street...Read More
Christmas and holiday decor at Hunt & Gather, Form & Function style…lots of balls-in-a-bowl…my favorite way to display vintage ornaments…silver balls in milkglass pedestal red balls, vintage tree topper and avon perfume ornaments...Read More
I don’t care that it was hotter ‘n hell out there today, I am thinking fall decor anyway…seriously…it was like New Orleans in July this morning! When will this oppressive heat and humidity end? Nevertheless, it’s post-Labor Day so time to gear up...Read More
Happy Valentine’s Day, from my home to yours!Read More
So many expectations surround Valentine’s Day.
Couples need reservations for a special dinner and single folks feel bad. There are hearts everywhere. I like staying home and sharing the love with my family. My romantic dinner is often a “party of five” and that is...Read More
Snowed-in in the mountains. Enjoying the snow covered trees, the icicles on my neighbors’ houses, and lots of hot cocoa! Snow, snow, snow, snow!!Read More
I love to amass collections – bowls of balls (so to speak), Santas – everything looks better as a collection when decorating for the holidays. Nature provides a lot of Christmas decor…and I’m lucky to have a magnolia tree, holly trees and some nandina bushes in my yard. ...Read More
Can you guess where I’ve been?
…a “bonsai” tutorial and garden sculptures from reused material…can you guess yet?
…lots of cute kids around…
…animal, vegetable, miracle…
Okay…confession…before I went on this “crap-free” diet, I had amassed holiday trimmings…so here’s some of my autumnal crap…for better or worse…Read More
Fall is in the air, especially now that it’s not ninety degrees every darn day. Went apple picking and to an art fair…both inspire my fall decor…
…our wagon is full of Cameos, Goldens and Pink Ladies…
My mermaids wish you and yours a very…
…Happy Memorial Day!Read More