02/19/14

New Pillows and New Art

Valentines Day Mantel @ItsOverflowing

The only thing better than getting the house cleaned up after a long weekend and new pillows on the sofa is getting a call from your baby sister -- yesterday was a really good day!  If you haven't heard an update on Anna and Mark lately, check out their blog, UnendingPeace.com.   ... |read more|

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02/05/14

New Pillow Covers

H&M Pillows @ItsOverflowing 2

Orchid is Pantone's color and Potterybarn is all about Indigo, but I have been crushing on another color and wanted to find new pillow covers for Spring in that new favorite color.  I searched lots of stores until I found it -- exactly what I was wanting.  The shade of my color ... |read more|

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01/22/14

My New TV Console

TV Console @ItsOverflowing

The other day I gave you a sneak peek of my plan for the family room.  A little 'Robin Hood' action - take from the rich and give to the poor!  My master bedroom was overloaded with furniture and this room was bare!  While Stud was at work I went to work myself, dragging this ... |read more|

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12/20/13

Displaying Christmas Cards

Christmas Trees @ItsOverflowing 2

My absolute favorite month to check my mailbox is December!  We've recently moved so cards are still trickling in as friends are getting our updated address and each day it's such a treat to open cards of friendly faces from years past!!!  This year I'm displaying my cards a ... |read more|

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10/28/13

Craigslist Find and Living Room Update

Ikea Ektorp Sofa @ItsOverflowing

The last time I updated you on my new house, I told you I'd ordered two new rugs and they were on the way!  Guess what, they arrived and they're perfect!  The picture below is my old rug, it's going to be listed on Craigslist soon.  I haven't had any luck selling rugs on ... |read more|

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08/06/13

Living Spaces Reveal – Formal Rooms

Family Room Tour 1 @ItsOverflowing

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.  I took  SO MANY  pictures ... |read more|

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06/05/13

Simple Decorating – Bookshelf

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I'm so excited to show you one of my favorite walls in our home.   Get ready for a whole lot of  pictures and some simple decorating tips for built-in bookshelves. A little peek at my tray.  I love the bright greens with soft yellows!  The mossy sphere is from a local craft ... |read more|

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06/04/13

How to Build a Bookcase

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For a while now I have shown you sneak peeks of this wall in my living room.  Today, I want to show you how to build a bookcase built-in.  Every home I've lived in, a built-in has been a mandatory feature! This is the built-in I designed and added to our last house - the two ... |read more|

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