It’s not a well kept secret that I’m not exactly a winter lover and for those who know me well it would be of no surprise that I love garden tours. So within the last two weeks I took advantage of the opportunity to attend a presentation by designer Charlotte Moss entitled “25 Years of Creating a Garden and Influences Along the Way.” I must say it was a nice winter diversion that I very much enjoyed just three days prior to the first day of spring’s snow. The designer will be releasing her latest book “Garden Inspirations” next month so attendees got a sneak preview of numerous photos she shared of her East Hampton garden 25 year labor of love.
How cool is this!
In the previous post the focus was on the dining room and continuing with this post I wanted to share with you 3 tips suggested by House Beautiful in an article on 15 Ways to Make a Statement in Your Dining Room. Check out the full article for 12 additional ways to ensure that your dining room makes a statement which may potentially draw more guests into this alternative gathering space.
With kitchens being the center of action where most people tend to gravitate when entertaining, the dining room seems to have fallen out of favor. I was recently perusing the Southern Living website and came across some inspirational decorating ideas for dining rooms that I decided to highlight for this post which I thought made for a nice alternative gathering post for family and friends. Continue reading
So at the kickoff of the New Year in my first post of 2015 I solicited feedback on ways that I could improve the content of what I had hoped would be a source of inspiration for you the readers. And I did get feedback that I am currently considering. One suggestion that I received is that the postings have way too much content and should be more to the point. I have to admit blogging is something new for me and I didn’t really follow any guidelines. I didn’t do any research on the topic or focus on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) techniques or Google analytics for that matter I just wrote from the heart on a topic that I have had a lifelong passion for, which may or may not be reflected in the quality of the content. Continue reading