I have to confess, I have a love for Florentine, it's beauty and sense of romance speak to my heart A little background I found...Florentine crafts made in Florence, Italy are a centuries-old tradition maintained by several artisan guilds. Florentine style, especially in items produced in from the mid-19th century onward, typically reflect a contemporary… Continue reading Love of Florentine
Hello friends today is the day to show a piece we found thrifting for $35. She needed lots of ove but we knew it would be worth it in the end. We can see the beauty behind all the grossness. Just a glimpse of the bottom. I know it's a mess but we see potential.… Continue reading Thrifted Beauty
Hello friends, I hope all is well! When out on our travels John and I spotted these frames. I wanted to update a spot in our dining room and thought they would work great with help. I knew I wanted something architectural and we found a piece at the thrift store that I have been… Continue reading Upcycled Frames
Hello everyone, hope you're doing well! We usually have pizza Friday at our home. It's been a tradition of ours for 25 years. Once in awhile we change it up and make a small flatbread. I come up with different variations for the topping. I enjoy working with different ingredients. For this flatbread I used… Continue reading Flatbread Friday
Good morning, today I'm taking part in a blog tour welcoming the use of hearts for Valentine's day. This is hosted by Terrie from Decorate and More with Tip. She's a fantastic DIY lady give her blog a visit. I'm not a heart decorator for Valentine's day. Don't get me wrong I love, love. So… Continue reading Isn’t it Romantic?
Hello everyone, hope all is well!How I discovered my passion? I would like to say I had my style from a young age and have always dreamed of decorating; but I'm not. When I was young I cared about cheerleading 24/7. I actually wrote a small paper when I was ten how I was determined… Continue reading How My Style Evolved
Welcome to Cloches and Lavender, today I would like to share a recipe for crispy French toast. Quite a few years ago my husband was at a breakfast meeting in Westchester, NY. He came home and mentioned how great his breakfast was and if I could make something similar, I was happy to give it… Continue reading Crispy French Toast