In the early morning of February 18, 2002, I was beyond charmed by the birth of our daughter ~ Jennifer Faye Fossay. When my husband Bryan said “It’s a GIRL!”, my response was – “WHAT?! Are you sure?! It can’t be!”, as I was most certain that I would have 2 boys… however my certainties were… Continue reading A charming dresser, for the most charming girl!
In the 18th and 19th century, achievement of a parlour room (where one might furnish a parlour table), was a marker of social status—evidence that you had risen above the majority who lived in one or two rooms. As the parlour was the room in which the larger world encountered the private sphere of middle… Continue reading A parlour table for EVERY class of home!
Step tables! Who didn’t have one in their home in the 70’s / 80’s?! Well I certainly did, and I’m charmed to bring at least one back into our home! AND if you’re also feeling charmed by these winsome lil’ pieces — I’d LOVE to bring them back into your home too! ❤ If I haven’t told you already,… Continue reading A step up for this lil’ step table
What girl doesn’t want a hope chest?! Although a hope chest (also known as a dowry chest, cedar chest, trousseau chest or glory box) is traditionally used to collect items such as clothing and household linen, by unmarried young women in anticipation of married life; every girl should have one — married, single, young or old! I… Continue reading A Chest Full of Hope
I went half crazy over the love of these 2 charming pressback chairs when I came across them! ❤ However, not only could I not sit on them… I could barely touch them they were so terribly fragile — however as old and frail as they were, all I could think of was how you’ll look sweet,… Continue reading 2 Pressback’s Chic’d for YOU!
I couldn’t be more thrilled today! I received word this afternoon, that I’ve been selected as a 2017 guest blogger for Country Chic Paint! I am over the moon in LOVE with their exquisite products, and am thrilled to help spread the word and share in the immense goodness! So what does being a Country… Continue reading This calls for a glass of wine!
You know that feeling when you discover something that excites you to your core?! That feeling where enthusiasm takes over, and you literally lose your wits?! Well, that’s exactly what happened to me when I found this adorable lil’ half moon table at my local thrift store for a whopping $7! 😀 This lil’ piece turned me into… Continue reading Half moon, half wit
So we have this laundry room — in the middle of our main floor, that you have to walk through to get to any other room in the house — and it’s like the ugliest laundry room ever. Don’t get me wrong, I’m very thankful we have our laundry room, however it truly is dreadfully UGLY! BUT… I knew… Continue reading Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
4.5 years ago I wrote my first blog post, inspired by my Farmers’ words “It’s JUST a BARN“. Although those words didn’t stop my tears from falling that emotional day we tore down our old red barn, the few rustic items we salvaged from it most certainly helped me through it — including 2 interior doors that were in the former milking parlour: Although we stored most of… Continue reading Almost demolished, repurposed barn door decor
After 30 minutes of standing in my local thrift store, pacing back and forth and around this sweet little lost and forgotten end table, and asking myself “should I?”, “do I have a place for it?”, “do I really need it?”, “will I be able to find the time to give it the love it… Continue reading I say love, it is a flower