A Different Kind of L-O-V-E

You had to know today's post would be about Valentine's day in some way, right?  I'll avoid all "talk" about roses and romance, and instead share with you some lovely and divine ways to express LOVE...The simple letters of L, O, V, E create such a powerful word when put together to make … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How to Hang Wallpaper

For the past few weeks, I've been sharing my many recent basement updates with you and today I've got another one....  {How to Hang Wallpaper} The basement had been the one space in my home that was in major need of sprucing up, hence my many recent DIY project posts.   Last week, I … [Read more...]

A Mix of Traditional + Contemporary = Transitional

Back in December, I was a Guest Blogger at Green Door Designs and wrote about my personal design style and aesthetic.  I recently revisited the post, and wanted to share it with you... I appreciate all design styles, but my personal favorite is a transitional look, which is a mix of traditional … [Read more...]

DIY: Creating a Chalkboard Wall

My son doing his best 'Vanna White" As you know from a few previous posts, I have been feverishly working on my basement revamp! One of the many projects  included creating a new Chalkboard Wall for the kids.  They just love using chalk on the driveway, but in these winter months that's … [Read more...]

Faux Animal Heads For Your Interiors

I had definite mixed feelings on writing a post about using faux animal heads in our interior decor.  Thinking about animal heads, brings me back to my childhood when I walked into a  friends house, and was welcomed everytime by what felt like the wilderness.  Those poor little … [Read more...]

My Mom Cave (Craft Area) Reveal!

Over the past year since moving into our home, we've had many {guests, parties, and gatherings}. As we've enjoyed showing off our new digs, not many people were allowed visited the basement {dun...dun...dun...}.  It was the only space we hadn't focused on until NOW. The basement was a bit of a … [Read more...]

DIY: Chalkboard Platter

Happy Groundhog Day... The pivotal point of the year when we await Famous Phil's emerging from underground to see if Spring will be here soon or if winter will be sticking around for another 6 weeks.  With all the snow we're having in the Northeast, was Phil even able to make his grand entrance … [Read more...]

7 Staple Ingredients to Fabulous Brownie Cookies

Today is surely a snowy day in many parts of the country.  I thought I'd share a tasty treat that I recently made for a get together with some girlfriends. I know it's a diversion from my {interior talk}, but once you taste these little joys of heaven, you'll be in pure … [Read more...]

CSN Store Giveaway

CSN Stores is at it again!CSN is kindly giving away a $35 Gift Certificate to any of their 200 Online Stores!Find everything from Office Desks to exercise equipment to baby products.  You can buy many of your favorite brand name items at a discount price.  To Enter: Comment on … [Read more...]