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Chive Leek and Cheese Quiche for Spring Brunch or Entertaining on AnAppealingPLan.com by @KraylFunch

Chive, Leek + Cheese Quiche {#SundaySupper}

Brunch is my favorite meal to serve when hosting a Spring Gathering and it must feature a menu highlighting the best herbs of my Spring garden. Flowering chives and spring leeks are the perfect combination for a Chive, Leek and Cheese Quiche.   Sure I liked chives, who doesn’t. They added color and flavor to […]

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APRIL 2016 - An Appealing Plan by Krayl Funch Printable Calendar cover

Seasonal Inspirations + April 2016 Printable Calendar

April is upon us and this month we celebrate all the best of Spring :: a Fresh Colorful Entranceway Must Have’s, Small Space Gardening, Derby Party Planning, Earth Day, Arbor Day and a Mothers Day Gift Guide. It’s here! My April 2016 printable monthly calendar just for you. Print it out + mark the reminders […]

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Oakhurst Inn :: A Charlottesville Boutique Hotel

We travel quite a bit and luckily, most of the time, my husband goes along with my desire to search out and stay at mainly boutique hotels in the cities we visit when they are available. Our recent trip to Charlottesville, VA was no different, I researched the town and found a fairly new boutique […]

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Krayls entranceway picks for summer 2015 by AnAppealingPlan.com #Summer #SeasonalLiving 700x

Summertime Decorating Ideas For Your Entranceway

Summer is just 94 days short but with these quick and easy decorating ideas for your entranceway  you will be loving your homes curb appeal all summer long. Start the season with a fresh coat of paint to really make your front door pop! Add a new door knocker {even if you only use the […]

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5 Things To Grow Now For Your Tastiest Summer Ever

Spring is here and that means it is time for us all to get back into the garden, discover what has made it through the winter, what has not and begin planting for a new season of growth. Ever dream of that perfect kitchen garden, full of all the ingredients you need right outside your door – […]

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Container Herb Garden From Seed #OXOSpringGardening

Spring and Summer-like temperatures, have come to our neighborhood and I am finally creating the container herb garden from seed I have been talking about for the last couple of years. Included in this project is replacing the mix of planters currently on our balcony with a constant look of one style, using all organic […]

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Bells Of Ireland

One of my all time favorite green flowers, the Bells Of Ireland, is also one of the most unusual looking flowers you will see in your market or florists shop, but it is the perfect stand alone statement flower arrangement you can place on your table. Also found under Bells-of-Ireland, and Shellflower or Shell flower – with the […]

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Gardening: What Is A Tulip?

tu·lip noun \ˈtü-ləp, ˈtyü-\ : a large, bright flower that is shaped like a cup and that grows in the spring :  any of a genus (Tulipa) of Eurasian bulbous herbs of the lily family that have linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and are widely grown for their showy flowers; also :  the flower or […]

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Gardening: What is a Topiary?

topiary     noun    (Concise Encyclopedia) Art of training living trees and shrubs into artificial, decorative shapes. Topiary is known to have been practiced in the 1st century AD. The earliest topiary was probably the simple development of edgings, cones, columns, and spires to accent a garden scene. This architectural use gave way to elaborate shapes such […]

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A Bountiful Fall Entranceway

Fall Entranceway design is one if my favorite services and topics. {interested in learning more about my design services? Set up a FREE telephone consultation by visiting the contact me page here} This time of year is all about the bounty and harvest of the season, so head to your local farmers market and create […]

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