American Painter: Mark Innerst

I came across an amazing artist recently and had to share some of his momentous pieces. Mark Innerst, who grew up in Pennsylvania and New York, has forever been inspired by his surroundings to create a mixture of abstract and realist compositions.  A recent article in Elle Decor put it … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes at a Willow House Photo Shoot

Have you ever flipped through a catalog or magazine and wondered how the picture was created? Every scene you see has been styled and propped to perfection.  Here is a {Behind the Scenes} look at a Willow House photoshoot: {Catalog View - page 58/59}Inspired by the jewel-toned colors … [Read more...]

Creative Cork Wreaths

A few friends and I got together yesterday to make wreaths out of used corks from the many bottles of wine we've drank (over the years)... And, O what fun it was (the drinking and the making)!{The Result}Scotty and I created a smaller (8" round) cork wreath, but you can make any size you'd … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger: Holiday Traditions

So I'm switching it up today and have invited Jenn from Green Door Designs to do a Guest Blog.  Jenn and I are both Willow House Design Consultants, and started our Interior Design and Decor blogs around the same time.  Even though we've never met in person, lots of emails and messages … [Read more...]

Entertaining for the Holidays!

The tree is up....the decorating is complete...and now it's time to PAR-TAY!  Are you opening your home this weekend and entertaining for the Holidays?  Whether you are throwing a party for 10 or 100 (or anywhere in between), entertain with style!  Provide your guests with VIP … [Read more...]

Repurposing your Extra Ornaments

Do you have extra ornaments left over that just didn't fit onto the Christmas tree this year?  Here are some ideas on how to repurpose your ornaments, so they don't get left behind (or remain unused in the box)...Ornaments don't only have to be for the Christmas tree.  I love how this … [Read more...]

RED Hot!

I'm feeling a bit cheery this morning with Christmas just 2 weeks away.  How apropos for the season to share a little {RED} Red: ~ is eye catching ~ makes a statement~ is HOT ~ is empowering~ invigorates your body{POP your interior with a bit of RED} A little RED goes a long … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger @ Green Door Designs

Morning!  SO I wrote a post for today but over at Green Door Designs, as a guest blogger.  Jenn, writer and creator of Green Door Designs, has an awesome website about design, fashion, DIY projects, & everything in between.  To give you a little hint about today's post....it's all … [Read more...]

Christmas Trees of all kinds

For me, decorating our Christmas tree is truly one of the most enjoyable parts of the year.  It's such an exciting and festive time, in anticipation of the beautiful Holiday.  I enjoy opening and seeing the ornaments from years past and reminiscing about where they came from  ~  … [Read more...]