Monthly Archives: November 2009

Isn’t She Lovely…..

I am thrilled that Elise’s home is featured on Design*Sponge today. See the complete tour here. And check out her new site here.Oh, and thank you Bee for this!! You are the best!

Its begun….

Christmas season has officially begun!! I am super excited to blog some great holiday splendor in these few short weeks before Christmas.Have a great Monday morning and I will be back soon!!! xxvia Design Shimmer.

I am….

….here today.via Flickr. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!!!!! Hope you have a great time with family and friends! I will be back on Monday.


Glidden recently sent me there Test Drive Paint kit and I LOVE it!! If you are always painting (like me) then you will find it as fun as I did! It features an eggshell quart (both in shades of white to showcase durability) of the improved formula Glidden™ paint and an expensive brand for you […]


Don’t you love this bathroom?? I sure do! I will be back this afternoon with another holiday giveaway. via House of Turquoise.

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Thanksgiving tabletop inspiration…… Martha style.via Martha Stewart.

Turkey Time and Winner…..

Happy Turkey Week! If you are planning a fabulous tabletop for this year you might want to submit your photos to Dwells Modern Thanksgiving Contest. The prizes are great! Read more about it here. The winner of the 3 Fish Studios Giveaway is Michele. Congrats!! Email me your address info at

Happy Weekend……

Happy Weekend everyone!! If you are from the States, I hope that your Thanksgiving preparations are going smoothly! I have a novel of a list of things to finish before my family comes into town but its so worth and I am so excited! I will be in and out throughout next week. And hopefully […]

3 things to love….The tale of a yellow tufted chair in a Bathroom.

1. Dark walls make this yellow chair sparkle.2. Modern mixed with traditional mixed with glamorous…..yes!3. Relaxing in the bathroom on your cozy chaise.via Houzz, AphroChic and Decor Pad.

Its getting closer…..

Due to all of the Christmas music that I am currently listening to, guess what is on my mind?? Christmas Inspiration via Beth White (found on Scoutie Girl), Flickr, House&Home and Rock Scissor Paper.

What is going on at the Grove household….

I am blogging late at night so my brain is without words. Here are brief descriptions for you because if I tried writing more it would sound odd! This week while my hubby and I were out searching for a sofa I found this beauty. It was sitting in a thrift store with a $25 […]

I am….

… today.via Urban Outfitters.


I love this giveaway!!! SG’s sponsor, 3 Fish Studios, is giving away this perfectly cool print. 16 Towers by Eric Rewitzer is a $60 value and I am telling you, I would have this on my wall in a heartbeat!Visit there website and then leave a simple comment. You have until Sunday at midnight. I […]

Blue Blue Blue……

I am listening to some delightful Christmas music right now so you would assume that I would be thinking about the colors green and red. Nope. I am thinking about blue. Maybe because I saw a Christmas tree with some really cool blue ornaments yesterday. Or because I have a blue poster on my wish […]