Style Scout: Design, Planning and Production Company

Style Scout Co., is owned by my dear friend, Sharon Hynes. I am assisting her in blogging activities. Sharon is a gifted and successful artist. PLease visit her site for wonderful home styling ideas.

Style Scout Co. { SSCo. } is a unique full-service design, planning and production company that elevates ordinary styling projects into highly creative, extraordinary collaborations – drama-free, designed fresh just for you. Founded in 2009 by Sharon Hynes, SSCo. celebrates all things style, from prop design, custom decor, faux painting, retail display, holiday display to set design. Need to breathe new life or create a new look for your home, retail display, or product line? SSCo can help!

Here client lists included:

CLIENT EXPERIENCE
Anthropologie
American Greetings
Arhaus Furniture
Arts Collinwood
CR Studio
Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization
Doner Advertising
Dutch Boy Paints
Epstein Design Partners
Erie Island Coffee
flourish
Great Gatherings
Glidden
Grohe
Hinkley Lighting
Improvements Catalog
JoAnn Fabrics
Johnsonite Floors
Kalman & Pabst Photo Group
Kichler Lighting
Libbey Glass
Lowe’s
Marcus Thomas
Moen
Nestle
People Magazine
Room Service
Russell Lee Photography
Smucker’s
Target
Tiffany and Co.
Things Remembered
thunder::tech
Trepal Photography
Vocon
Walmart

Baking Fun!

I love to bake, but I am no cake boss. I thought this looked easy and super professional.  Of course, it would be awesome for Valentine’s Day. I also think it would work for birthdays too.

Peace, Health, & Joy,

Sue

Get The Tools For The Project: Wilton baking tools are my favorite. They work well and the produce professional looking results. I shared different size pans, because I think it would be fun to have mini heart cakes and large ones. Click on images below for details.

heartcake

The Wonders Of A Front Porch

My favorite spot in my house right now is my front porch.  By just looking at the photos it doesn’t look like a very special porch, but it has great meaning to me. When I was a child we lived with my grandmother and great-grandmother. That house had a giant porch, well, it seemed giant to me at the time.  On that porch sat two vintage lawn rocking chairs. I spent a lot of time rocking in those chairs when my feet could not even reach the ground. So when we bought our 1869 home 20 years ago without a front porch I was a bit disappointed. As luck would have it,  the existing stairs and landing at the front door fell into disrepair soon after we moved in to the house.  We jumped at the opportunity to add a porch.

Many years later, when my grandmother sold her house, my parents acquired the one surviving rocking chair.  They asked if I wanted it.  I absolutely wanted that chair for our home. I really wished I could find a matching chair.  Not too long after I receive the lone survivor  I stumbled upon not one, but two matching chairs in a local antique store. One was a rocker and the other was just a plain chair. I would have paid a million dollars to have those two chairs. Thankfully, it only set me back about $150.00, which is truly a steal.  So I treated myself to a beat up set of medal lawn chairs from the 1950’s for my birthday that year.

Today, my front porch holds fond memories of my childhood and my grandmothers.  I like to decorate the porch through out the year to match the changing seasons.  Not only is it a wonderful place for our family to sit during the warmer weather, but it is how we welcome guests to our home.

Peace, Wellness & Joy,

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My not so fancy, vintage metal, lawn chairs.

My not so fancy, vintage metal, lawn chairs.

The porch we added to our 1869 home.

The porch we added to our 1869 home.

A wooden frame I use to hold my watering can. I know it looks like a junk yard find, but my dad built it. I just thought I could do a lot with it. I might get crazy with some holiday lights on it during the Christmas season.

A wooden frame I use to hold my watering can. I know it looks like a junk yard find, but my dad built it. I just thought I could do a lot with it. I might get crazy with some holiday lights on it during the Christmas season.

Simple Things To Brighten Your Home

Simple Things To Brighten Your Home

I like to place fresh flowers in my bathrooms and kitchen. Whatever season it is I use cuttings from annual I grow to brighten my home for my family.  The mums last for nearly a week in these little glass containers.  The vases are repurposed salt and pepper shakers.  This costs next to nothing to do and the benefits are priceless.  Please excuse the unprofessional image in with candy corn and sweet potatoes as a backdrop. It was a working scene! : )

Peace, Wellness & Joy

Sue

Simple little cuttings from annuals I have on the front porch.

Simple little cuttings from annuals I have grow.

I love having fresh flowers in the bathroom.

I love having fresh flowers in the bathroom.

Am idea I stole from Pinterest. I use a inexpensive cake plate to hold kitchen supplies and some fresh cuttings.

An idea I stole from Pinterest. I use an inexpensive cake plate to hold kitchen supplies and some fresh cuttings.