My family rented the whole time I was growing up. Between that and living in Florida, our houses were pretty much always plain, with few or no interesting architectural features. Needless to say, these days I’m a sucker for nice accents in my house. (And not a single room is painted white!)

After we had the exterior limestone accents stripped last year, we couldn’t resist adding urns to the front stoop. Who knows if the house had them originally? Not us, and we don’t care either. We just love them.


(These urns came from Bungalow Avenue, which I hear is going out of business. So sad!)