Front Doors {Dark, Bright or Light}

April 2, 2012 by 31 Comments

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 …continue reading

Embracing Spring

March 27, 2012 by 17 Comments

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, …continue reading

DIY Kitchen {White -ish Granite Options}

March 13, 2012 by 9 Comments

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 …continue reading

Beautiful Kitchens

March 12, 2012 by 9 Comments

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 …continue reading

Color Blocking Furniture {Dipping and Painting}

February 28, 2012 by 6 Comments

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 …continue reading

LOTS of Scrap Fabric Banner Inspiration

February 23, 2012 by 9 Comments

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 …continue reading

Yellow Party Inspiration

February 20, 2012 by 12 Comments

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!  …continue reading

Basket Decor {West Elm Knockoff}

February 19, 2012 by 11 Comments

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 …continue reading

Board and Batten DIY Possibilities

February 9, 2012 by 18 Comments

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 seen over the years …continue reading

Pallet Bed & More {Reclaimed Wood DIY Possibilities}

January 31, 2012 by 10 Comments

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 …continue reading

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