Fireplace Series 1: History of Fireplaces and Mantels

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Now that the Holidays are over and the Valentine's decor is packed away, it is time for my fireplace to get a revamp for Spring.  Because fireplaces can be such a challenge for homeowners to design and style, I am dedicating this ENTIRE week to the topic of Fireplaces.  Now is your chance to chime … [Read more...]

Saturday Spotlight #1

We are SO excited to launch the 1st edition of Saturday Spotlight with SAS Interiors and Green Door Designs. This linky party is a chance for you to show off your awesome and inspirational projects, crafts, recipes, and anything that you’d like to {spotlight} from your blog this week! Check out … [Read more...]

DIY: Bow Holder

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Last week, I shared my son's DIY Skateboard Shelves, and this week I'm sharing a DIY project that I recently created for my daughter's room.  She has quite the collection of {pretty bows} and the box that was holding them, just wasn't cutting it anymore. With little time in the morning, I was tired … [Read more...]

No MORE singing the Winter BLUES!

I'm feeling a little blue today with this cold, chilly weather. BUT I have a blue that will definitely cheer you up! This Arkansas residence, designed by the amazing and talented Interior Designer, Toby Fairley, is {Breathtakingly Beautiful Blue}.  The Hotel at Home style of living was desired by … [Read more...]

Styling your Bookshelves to Create a Dazzling Display

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Bookshelves, whether built-in or free standing, are a great way to fill a bare wall, give height to a room, and create a wall of art using a combination of books and accessories. No matter your budget, well-styled bookshelves can be the focal point of your space and make a true … [Read more...]

Skateboard Shelves

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I've been meaning to install shelves in my son's room for awhile, but wanted to do something unique and different.  At four years old, he has SO many interests, but one of his favorites is skateboarding.  So when recently putting the finishing touches on his "space", I thought making shelves out of … [Read more...]

Garden Stools for your Decor

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The next few days are going to be a sweet treat with the tease of some warmer weather making a visit...yes, 40 degrees is considered warm this time of year in the ADKs.  Thoughts of playing outside and endless days of soaking up the sun, are brewing in my head.   Lately, I've been giving a lot of … [Read more...]

Our Weekend Getaway: Stockbridge

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This past weekend, my hubby and I, got into our parental "escape pod" (aka, our car) and wisked away to enjoy a tranquil, quiet weekend in the lovely town of Stockbridge, Massachussets.  We were literally gone for less than 24 hours, but it felt like a glorious week long vacation.  The goal of this … [Read more...]

2011 Design Trends: Infograph

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As many of you know, over the past few weeks, I've been involved in a 'Blog Off' at e-local.  The last 'Blog-Off' question was about Home Improvement Trends for 2011.  This topic sprung a huge response and interest from professionals and home owners.  From the many response, this Infograph was … [Read more...]