Friday, June 28, 2013

Visit to Ilcsi Cosmetics

Ilcsi Beautifying Herbs, or as it is known in the United States, Ilike Cosmetics is an organic cosmetics company based in Budapest, Hungary. The company manufactures a wonderful line of skin care products. Last week we visited the laboratory and got a glimpse into what all goes into creating such a successful and outstanding line. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Friday Listening: 7

Yes, it is Friday again, and here is this week's Friday Listening pick. She is fabulous, her songs, her voice, her performances. Here is Florence + The Machine : Never Let Me Go.

Happy weekend!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

A Pair of Green Elephants

Right before we left on our trip, there was an estate sale down the street. I picked up this lovely pair of green ceramic elephants.  Right now they hold plants on the new deck. What a great find!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Red Heliconias

Our red heliconias in front of the garage are in full bloom. Beautiful, aren't they?

Friday, June 7, 2013

Friday Listening: 6

Another Friday, another song for the collection. We are in Boston, MA today, so no house cleaning for me! Click below to listen. It is by Mumford and Sons. They are great. More songs will follow in the coming Fridays, because I listen to them all the time.

Enjoy your Friday and have a wonderful weekend!

Thursday, June 6, 2013

From Antique Bowl to Coffee Table

We bought this old hand-carved bowl from an Indonesian import company over a year ago. It has always been my plan to convert it to a table. Well I finally found the time and took it down to Min Plastics in Honolulu. They custom made the clear acrylic top with three tabs. It turned out great. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Roof Over Deck- Part 3: The Completed Project

With the roof done, and the deck refinished, it was time to bring back the furniture and plants. Now it is a lovely outdoor living-dining room and even a passing shower does not matter any more!