Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

The term "Like Mother, like Daughter" couldn't be more true when it comes to my Mom and I sharing the love for simple pleasures in life. In fact, adopting the joie de vivre philosophy in my life was always been influenced by her - she's always taught me to be humble, present, appreciative and grateful.   Part of …

Country Chairs in an Urban Condo

I love receiving text messages from friends that say: "I found antique chairs for you". That's exactly the text I received when my friend spotted these beauties disposed on someone's curb, which to me, is basically a silver platter. I was planning on selling these chairs once I refurbished them, but I couldn't help falling …

How to Turn Mason Jars Into Rustic Flower Vases

I've always liked using clear mason jars as flower vases but lately I felt that they needed a bit of personality. Inspired by some DIY ideas on Pinterest, I thought I'd give it a try to paint my mason jars and then scratch them up to give them a rustic country look. It's very easy and takes …

Decorating With Antique Radios

A dear friend of mine stopped by the Farmer's Market in Kingston a few weekends ago and started texting me a bunch of pictures of the antique items she thought I would like. I set eyes on this vintage radio and I asked her if she can bargain with the vendor. We texted numbers back and forth and I …