• July 3rd, 2013

    A Tybee Reflection

    It’s been  just over a year since my adventure to Tybee began last summer. I was editing photos and realized how many were never used. Here are some highlights of my trip. Diane Kaufman of Mermaid Cottages has been a great and very close friend for many years. She gave me the opportunity to work […]

  • July 21st, 2012

    Mary Kay Andrews Book Signing

    This month started on a wonderful note when I was invited to a book signing for Mary Kay Andrews‘ newest book, Spring Fever. This is a photo of Joy and Mary Kay (Kathy).  Admittedly, I’m neither an avid reader nor into the summer beach read, but this definitely is the beach read for Tybee Island this […]

  • June 21st, 2012

    Elegance on Tybee Island Beach

    Tybee Joy Vacation Rentals is one of my home-away-from-homes this summer.  This is one of Joy’s offerings. It’s called the Ninth Street  Sand Castle.  I recently had the pleasure of touring the property and saw this beautifully appointed bath.  It Is a 1930s cottage that has been in the same family since day one. This […]

  • June 15th, 2012

    Tybee Style Before & After

    Here is an example of restaging. I’ve always said that the best place to go shopping is your own home. This nook was a small part of the restaging I did for Diane Kaufman at Dutton Waller Cottage. It was done for the recent Tybee Island tour of homes. The changes are simple yet make a […]

  • June 13th, 2012

    Beach Cottage Style on Tybee

    I just had the unexpected pleasure of staying in a newly constructed, raised Tybee cottage. This beautiful abode is called “Serenity By The Sea.” It is available for rent through Tybee Joy Vacation Rentals. I can’t imagine anyone not loving this fresh update of a traditional Tybee cottage. It is located steps from the beach […]

  • June 6th, 2012

    Tybee Style

    Tybee definitely has a style unique to itself. Throughout the summer, I will be repeating Tybee Style and adding new photos to give you a taste of the Low Country. I coined the term “threadbare elegance” some time ago. When my dear friend Diane moved to Tybee over a decade ago, I knew that idea’s […]

  • June 3rd, 2012

    Best Friend Boomer

    I have been on Tybee Island for two days, and I’m overwhelmed and excited at the same time. Here is my new best friend, Boomer. He is a 2-year-old golden retriever. He’s got the most even temperament of any dog ever in my life. I’ve been editing Dutton Waller cottage for the tour of homes […]

  • June 1st, 2012

    Tybee Island Bound

    I’m about to begin a new chapter in my life working with my dear friend Diane Kaufman. Her Business is called Mermaid Cottages. If you go to her blog, my posts are called Rip Tide. Take a Mermaid Cottages Video Tour. One of her cottages is Dutton Waller. Here are a couple of new photos […]