B& B Family Farm – Design Ideas

French Lavender

How might we incorporate the purple and pink/white colors of the lavender farm in Sequim, WA from my last post? Let’s look at my 3 levels of design to give you some ideas. Level 1 – Purchase lavender plants from any of the multiple Sequim, WA farms and create a lavender garden in your home. […]

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B & B Family Farm – Sequim Washington

When you think of lavender you think of southern France, with fields of purple as far as the eye can see. But what if you can’t travel over the Atlantic to visit these lovely farms? Why not consider a place closer to home in Sequim, Washington? Sequim, Washington is located northwest across Puget sound from […]

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Hostel vs Hotel – Switzerland Part 2 – Design

As promised… Here is the color palette for my Hostel vs. Hotel blog. On my past visual journey blog, we climbed the alps to visit The Riffelalp m2222.  We saw the pine wood and reds throughout this high-end hotel. Notice the colors displayed in this palette. If you wish to incorporate this look into your […]

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Green Park – London

Green Park London

Just to the right of Buckingham Palace you will find Green Park.  Most people looking for a quiet moment head to St. James Park, but Green Park is my favorite! Green park is nestled in between Buckingham Palace and Mayfair.  There is a tube stop just off Piccadilly, so access is easy and convenient. Green […]

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Mystery Blogger Award 3

My fellow blogger, Ribana at https://popsiclesociety.com has nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award. Thank you so much, blogging buddy.  Check out Ribana’s website… it is really thought provoking and has great photos! She is gifted in her writing and will go far in her craft. As for me, after years of living on the […]

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The Edinburgh Larder – Design Color Palette

Edinburgh Larder

After my last blog I wanted to share with you the color palette to incorporate the Edinburgh Larder Style into your home. The bold and bright yellows mixed with deep black, provide you with a striking contrast that works. The interior white walls and hardwood floors provide a homey look with a strong eye-catching exterior. […]

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The Edinburgh Larder – A Hidden Gem

When you think of food in Scotland your “go to” is Fish and Chips, but what about Farm to Market foods that are healthy and fresh?   Traveling in the 80s & 90s around Britain food was slowly coming to the forefront and now it is the mainstream.  Supporting the local farm industry and local food […]

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Highclere Castle, A.K.A. Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

I had dreamed of one day coming to this place and seeing it in all its glory.  The crisp blue bird sky matched with the dark green pristine lawn of the estate made for a perfect day. Driving up the final pebble entrance to the castle I began to cry.  “This is really happening… I […]

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