04/02/12

Front Doors {Dark, Bright or Light}

Painting Front Door

On the road, I had a great conversation with my mother in law, one of my best friends.  She  spent her first eighteen years of life in Germany.  She married a navy guy {my father in law} and moved back to the states shortly after their wedding.  She has now spent a few more years ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
03/27/12

Embracing Spring

Stacked Galvanized Flower Pots

Spring has officially arrived!  I've spent the last two weeks traveling the country and seeing homes in lots of different states.  Some homes had amazing curb appeal and some had been left uncared for.  Regardless of the size of house or impressiveness of the neighborhood, all ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
03/13/12

DIY Kitchen {White -ish Granite Options}

White-Spring-Granite-With-Toaster

This was our second time searching out granite for our kitchen remodel.  The first time we were a little overwhelmed and the decision took a lot longer because I wanted to check out every stone distributor within a 30 mile radius.  LOL!  Yep, and we did!  And then comparing one ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
03/12/12

Beautiful Kitchens

Over the last week I've been wrapping up my series on our ranch style 1950s kitchen remodel.  Of course it had to rain and pour all day Saturday...just as we were down to the last few cuts of trim.    The sun is back to shining and as I sit here looking back over all our kitchen ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
02/28/12

Color Blocking Furniture {Dipping and Painting}

Redesigning a piece of furniture takes no time and makes such a difference!  I love being able to add a little flair and fun...but at the same time totally value clean lines and am not a big fan of fuss!  My newest favorite look is definitely color blocking...not like two bold ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
02/23/12

LOTS of Scrap Fabric Banner Inspiration

DSC_1078

I am just in love with Scrap Fabric Banners! I always like to include a banner or garland of some sort when I'm throwing a party, it makes the event just that much more special!!! The possibilities are ENDLESS!!!??! {I'm thinking these would be the perfect backdrop for ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
02/20/12

Yellow Party Inspiration

I have a little yellow celebration coming up and I'm SUPER excited!!!  Here's a little hint.... {via} {via} {via} {via} {via} I think, decorating with yellow is always a classy choice!  Yellow is a warm hue that can fill a space with excitement and fun!  ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
02/19/12

Basket Decor {West Elm Knockoff}

Basket Decor {West Elm Knockoff}

I'd been LOVING this West Elm basket LOTS!  So... When I saw this for a quarter at my favorite thrift store, I totally snatched it up and carried it closely as I scoured the store for other treasures!!!  Crazy enough, this time I left the store with only a quarter less than I ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
02/09/12

Board and Batten DIY Possibilities

Do you absolutely LOVE the timeless classic look of board and batten wainscoting.  It's amazing how many variations there are to this beloved wall trim.  Board and batten spans across many decorating styles: traditional, modern, romantic, eclectic...!  Every room makeover I've ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
01/31/12

Pallet Bed & More {Reclaimed Wood DIY Possibilities}

DIY Reclaimed Wood Pallet Bed

Pallet Bed & More {Reclaimed Wood DIY Possibilities} are so incredibly fun!  I'm pretty sure reclaimed wood is the best thing EVER!  Like seriously, it makes my heart skip a beat and my dreams EXTRA sweet!!!!  Here are my two best finds so far: •  Curbside Trash to Kitchen ... |read more|

SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest