5 REASONS THIS MOUNTAIN HOME “ROCKS”

5 REASONS THIS MOUNTAIN HOME “ROCKS”

Can you see why this mountain home gets raves from everyone fortunate enough to visit? Read on to see how you can bring your own special uniqueness to your home too! Here’s how these creative homeowners designed their home to be a cut above the typical home of today....
DIY: How to Build a Pergola

DIY: How to Build a Pergola

Sanctuary spaces and outdoor living spaces are a necessity to Boomer life. Just imagine yourself unwinding in a quiet, peaceful area while taking in the sounds of nature and fresh air. To create a more shaded area at Cypress, Bob-Bob and I designed and built a pergola...
Four Elements for An Awesome Tablescape

Four Elements for An Awesome Tablescape

Summer is such a fun time to entertain guests, so why not think outside of the box on your next tablescape? Creating a tablescape isn’t about being “matchy-matchy” or stressing over having the finest linens and china. Try focusing on these four...
You too can DIY your own courtyard!

You too can DIY your own courtyard!

How often do most of us look at beautiful photos of interiors or exteriors thinking it way beyond our means or ability?   Well, to a certain extent, the sky is the limit is not in most of our budgets or talents. However, here’s what I know to be true. We...
DIY: How to lay a brick sidewalk

DIY: How to lay a brick sidewalk

Last week we shared the steps Bob and I took to build the retaining wall at our home, “Cypress.” Now we’re thrilled to share another outdoor project — how to lay a sidewalk. For our example, we used bricks that had been recovered when we...