My Chandelier Makeover

October 15, 2014 by 24 Comments

Yesterday’s kitchen reveal showed a sneak peek at our latest update.  This ceiling fan has totally been clashing over the last year, but all the chandeliers I love are crazy expensive and after the kitchen the Decor Fund is pretty depleted.  Finally, last week when …continue reading

Dining Room Progress

February 20, 2014 by 7 Comments

I’ve been in ‘update house’ task mode, but what fun is progress if you don’t share the process!?!?  Yesterday I shared some pics of our living room updates and today I wanted to show you our dining room progress — which wouldn’t have been possible …continue reading

Cleaning Area Rug – Three Easy Steps

September 10, 2013 by 3 Comments

Cleaning area rugs (both sides) can be a little bit of a pain!  If I were to take a picture of my dining room at the new house you’d be less than impressed (lots of unpacking still to be done).   So for now we’ll stick …continue reading

Living Spaces Reveal – Formal Rooms

August 6, 2013 by 20 Comments

Yesterday I showed how I declutter our rancher.  I thoroughly sorted every room before throwing up the for sale sign.  I knew my house wouldn’t get any cleaner than at an open house (all of three families showed up) so I went around snapping pictures.  …continue reading

How to Decorate Your House with Plates

April 24, 2013 by 19 Comments

Yesterday I showed you one of my favorite takes on Art for the Home — Plate Collections!  A few of you have had questions on How to Decorate Your House with Plates — so here it is!  You may use this same system…it’s pretty popular, …continue reading

Home Tours: Mid Century Modern Home Tour

July 13, 2012 by 46 Comments

Ready to be amazed!?!  You’re going to love this Dreamy Dwelling: Mid Century Modern Home Tour.  A few months ago, I introduced you to a precious family in the process of adopting from Ethiopia!  They are some of our best friends and I’m so excited …continue reading

Spring Tablescape

March 22, 2012 by 28 Comments

My sweet hubby brought some tulips home the other day which was a perfect excuse to set up a date for me and my best friend, Little B. The little bunnies are from Pier One last year.  I haven’t been yet this year, I always …continue reading

My Ranch Home Tour {Progress}

January 17, 2012 by 59 Comments

Ready for another Dreamy Dwelling Home Tour!?!   I’m excited for you to join me on My Ranch Home Tour.  A little over a year ago, we left our comfy, settled two story home ready for a new challenge in an older neighborhood with tons of …continue reading

Vintage Chic Tablescape {Tons of Pics}

December 6, 2011 by 49 Comments

There is perhaps no better season to set a pretty table, then Christmas!!!  As usual, SIMPLICITY was my inspiration!  I used the pretties I’ve collected over the years from various garage, thrift, antique sales, and the DIY decor I’ve made this Christmas season to create …continue reading

Tables Before/After

November 16, 2011 by 42 Comments

First: Kitchen Nook When I first moved into our house, the furniture ended up as I’d pictured it in my mind for the weeks prior to moving! Everything stayed put because we’ve been CRAZY BUSY with projects!!!  But with life settling down for a bit, I …continue reading

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