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Welcome to “Treevinos – A Touch of Glam”

“You are the matriarch of your family, so create and maintain traditions and memories.”

by My Beautiful Mother-in-Law Annette Grosshans

WARNING: If you’re looking for decorating tips and information on the latest interior design trends that will definitely NOT occur in my blog, far from it.

The WOW Factor – Movies, TV and Decor

September 28, 2020

“Allow your surroundings to become your inspiration”. Treevinos

“It’s Complicated“ – I can’t help it when I’m watching a movie or tv show my eyes are drawn to the background setting: the house, furniture, kitchen or living room decor and layouts. During my Tuscany Old World decor period, the house and my favorite kitchen are in …

How Many Layouts Does it Take to Achieve the Perfect Design?

September 14, 2020

If Only I Knew… How many times have you moved furniture around to acquire the layout that welcomes others and offers the optimum conversation? For me, a lot less than tablescaping.  I’m good at rearranging my living room and bedroom. BUT, when it comes to tablescaping that’s another story. YIKES! 😣 To improve this unpleasant…

Vase Styling – Tutorial Fail!

August 31, 2020

Ready for a laugh, watch me try to accomplish a tutorial on vase styling. I’ve seen Instagram home decor influencers use tape across the opening of a vase. The flowers fresh and artificial are displayed perfectly and beautifully in the vase; looks so simple. Of course, I had to try this new vase styling method…

Urban Glam and MVP of the Day!

August 17, 2000 – Updated: September 16, 2020

“You bring the glam and I’ll bring the Urban!” Lauryn G. This will be the first major decorating to daughter’s room since she came home from college. In addition, I will regain my bedroom, which began with me asking her to test out my new Nectar mattress. After a few months, I was suffering from …

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall ….

August 3, 2020

Hello, I’m back and I have a dilemma! This post is an update to my previous blog titled Look at Me, Aren’t I Grand“. If you haven’t read that blog, go read and come back.

Living with an Adult Gen Z Creator

July 20, 2020

After weeks of selecting a console table, I finally found a home for two of my favorite coffee table books, which are Life’s “Remembering Audrey 15 Years Later” and “Chanel” books….

Retail Therapy and Riddles

July 7, 2020

It felt so good to visit Home Goods. I’m hesitant to go inside a grocery store, but had no problem putting on a mask that constricts my breathing, to walk around Home Goods for only 20 minutes, before they closed…

What is Juneteenth?

June 26, 2020

“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” Desmond Tutu. …. As adults, it is important for us to learn about our heritage and not rely on what is taught in schools. So, sit down and share with your family and others your ancestor’s challenges and triumphs, BOLDLY and PROUDLY! …

“Look at Me, Aren’t I Grand!”

June 15, 2020

I’m obsessed with Anthropologie’s “Gleaming Primose Mirror”. Have you ever purchased an item without having an idea for its use?
Have you ever designed a room around one piece of furniture or decor item? …

photo courtesy of Anthropologie.com

Where All the Magic Happens, My Office!

June 8, 2020

Lately, the majority of my time has been spent in my office, working 10-12 hours days then doing chores that turns into unplanned projects, such as reorganizing the refrigerator. So, why not share a peak of my office.  Years ago, I reclaimed a small bedroom, which was first my daughter’s room as a toddler, then …

Office Update

July 1, 2020

I finally assembled my Birch Lane bookcase and it is GRAND! 

A Mother’s Tears

June 2, 2020

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love; for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.“ – Nelson Mandela

Touch of Unusual and Unpredictability

May 29, 2020

The chargers and bowls were purchased for Easter. At the time, I loved my dining table setting and was not ready to dismantle my design…

What Brings You Joy?

May 17, 2020

Well this morning, for the umpteen time, I’m asked, “What brings you joy? In the past, my immediate response was wine and cigars; shoot, my name is Treevinos (Tree wines). Now, I found myself contemplating this question…

Remember to Love Life and Do What Brings You Joy!

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