Early Summer Picture Ledge

I’m sitting here writing this post on June 1st, a hot, humid day here in Tampa Bay.  The predicted high is 93 degrees F but with a heat index that feels like 100 degrees.  Summer came early this year right when I was supposed to be enjoying perfect spring days a couple of months ago. Some years we go straight from winter to summer. Really, the calendar I think is based on averages, and there is nothing average about a semi-tropical climate.  When summer comes, we’re hot and humid tropical.  Therefore, I started playing with my decor again.  I’m adding a few touches of tropical color. Read More

7 Tips to Style a Picture Ledge

If you’ve visited with me before, you’re probably aware of my love of wall art. I have several frames that I use for seasonal art throughout the year. I’ve shared my single large painting in the living room and also a small collections of art on a gallery wall before.  Today I’m sharing my research into using a picture ledge in my home to create visual interest. Previously I wrote about making a gallery wall  as a way to display art.  Arranging prints on a wall isn’t always easy, but putting up a ledge and playing with the arrangement of frames is. Besides no more holes in the wall, I can add and subtract as needed! Read More