Let’s fill the house…

 Just sit right back And you’ll hear a tale A tale of a fateful trip, That started from this tropic port, Aboard this tiny ship. The mate was a mighty sailin’ man, The Skipper brave and sure, Five passengers set sail that day, For a three hour tour, A three hour tour. “The Ballad of […]

Walls, Ceilings and Doors, oh my…

Dear Sherwin-Williams:  Hi…We have exactly this morning to decide on the colors, the look of this little house…”The Mermaid House”…by this afternoon, the painting will be complete. Every wall, ceiling, and door.  Good bye to day-glow yellow and gold.  Good bye to floral wallpaper and beach ceiling borders.  Good bye to ivory trim.  So, Mr. […]

Day-glow Yellow Walls and a Greek Goddess by the Pool…really?

Here are our first views of the new for us (1980’s) vacation home (1152 square feet, 2 beds/2baths)…this will be a perfect mid-century modern beach cottage…can’t you see it?!  Take a look and let’s make some magic!

Let’s buy a home from 2000 miles away without crossing the threshold…really?

Yes, really….we did what any real estate expert would counsel not to do…buy a pool home in sunny Florida sight unseen from internet photos and Google Map views.  Yikes…but it’s done.  And now to furnish it in 4 fun filled days, with two kids and $4,000…okay now…MAGIC!