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Formal powder room with murals and geometric floor tiles - traditional bathroom ideas from a designer showhouse
Decorating and Design

Traditional Bathroom Ideas (Designer Showhouse Style)

If you’re planning a bathroom remodel or just looking for bathroom decorating ideas, a designer showhouse is a great place to find inspiration!  Last May, I visited the Mansion in May Designer Showhouse in Mendham, New Jersey.  Even though I shared some highlights on Instragram, I haven’t shared photos on my blog…yet.  Today, I’m sharing…

hello! I’M SHELLEY!

Welcome to my lifestyle blog, Calypso in the Country!

I hope to inspire you with budget friendly ways to create a home you love. My style is casual/traditional with some coastal touches… because everyday should feel like a vacation. Follow along as I share DIY projects, tablescapes, decorating ideas, anything blue and white, travel and more!


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Welcome to Calypso in the Country


Welcome!  My name is Shelley and this is my blog – Calypso in the Country!

While you’re here, I hope to inspire you with home decor, entertaining tips, tablescapes and anything to make your home more beautiful! 

My decorating style leans toward traditional with a coastal twist and a splash of British Colonial!   I love adding color to my home but I tone it down with neutrals and textures. 

Basically, my goal is to make my home feel like a vacation that never ends.  Speaking of vacations, I occasionally share our travels on the blog as well.  Although as a busy family, we don’t get away as much as we’d like!