Creating Multiple Spaces with Room Dividers

Happy Monday ~ I hope you had a fabulous weekend! I got to thinking the other day while walking around Pottery Barn - love that store - and noticed the way they used room dividers to create small vignettes within such a large space. Don't you think you could use a room divider or screen in … [Read more...]

Saturday Spotlight #16


Welcome to the 16th edition of Saturday Spotlight! We have some exciting news to announce.  Both of us are participating in the Blogger Block Party hosted by At The Picket Fence the week of June 20th.  We’ll be kicking off the official start of SUMMER with a continuous week long link party … [Read more...]

5 Ideas to Accessorizing Your Coffee Table Decor

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I'm always swooning over a nicely decorating and "put together" coffee table.  It's the center of  most living / family rooms, yet it's often forgotten about or is cluttered with magazines, papers, and remotes.  Because the coffee table is the focal point of the space, why not dress it up to reflect … [Read more...]

Announcing a Blogger Block Party!

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If you haven't noticed yet, there is a lil' image (well, actually it's pretty big) at the end of my recent posts about a Blogger Block Party that I'm participating in, along with 11 other blogs. Heather and Vanessa of At The Picket Fence have created and are hosting an AMAZING BLOGGER BLOCK … [Read more...]

Chicago: The City of Contemporary Eclectic Interiors

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(photos from my recent trip) Fresh back from my trip to Chicago, I was truly inspired by the cities Public Art Program.  It's adaptation to add abstract Art and cultural elements throughout the city started in the late 70s with a law passed that a percentage of building costs be put towards … [Read more...]

Are You READY….?


...for these two new Design Shows: HGTV'd and Million Dollar Decorators? HGTV'd is a new show airing TONIGHT on HGTV (obviously). The premise of the show, put ever-so perfectly on their website is, For anyone who has ever wished that HGTV would come to their home, that dream is about to come … [Read more...]

Saturday Spotlight #15


Welcome to the 15th edition of Saturday Spotlight! Our 15th week...can you believe it?!  Let's see what you've been up to ~ This linky party hosted by Jenna of SAS Interiors and Jenn of Green Door Designs is fun and unique! Link up your project ONCE and it's showcased on TWO blogs = More … [Read more...]

Chicago…Here I Come!

Chicago Trip

As this post is going live, I am on a jet plane to The Windy City... Chicago! Yet it won't be windy while we're there ~ today is supposed to be in the high 80s.  HOT - - HOT - - HOT!  This trip is not for work, but instead a long girls weekend with my mom to visit my Aunt who just moved … [Read more...]

Summer Mantel with Frappe Accents

Fireplace Mantel

After many months, the warm weather FINALLY made it's arrival and over the past few weeks, I've been sprucing up for summer.  One area of my home that I've been focusing on is making some updates to the fireplace mantel. With a few simple switches and a couple DIY projects, it's looking much … [Read more...]