Operation Christmas Cleanup and Reorganization


Christmas hasn't been over for half a second and what am I doing?  Taking everything down, putting all the decorations away, and organizing.  I think this is the earliest I've ever put away the seasonal decor, but as soon as the clock struck midnight on the eve of the 26th, my mind was in … [Read more...]

Month to Month Blog Review of 2011


After putting together the post on Your Favorites of 2011, I thought it would be fun to create a month-to-month review of my posts from the entire year.  I often think, I need to do so much more, but in reality, I have done ALOT. O, and before we begin,  I decided to have a Facebook Link Party … [Read more...]

Your Favorite Top Posts of 2011


I hope you had a wonderful Holiday filled with many blessings.  I had a beautiful Christmas and was so thankful to spend it with family!  With the weeks of anticipation leading up to the big day, it's kind of sad to see it end.  At the same time though, it is exciting to think about what the year … [Read more...]

Finally Some Relaxation…


... I hope! Boy, it's been a crazy week.  Not only has it been nutty with last minute shopping, wrapping, and preparing for Christmas Eve, Christmas, and the day after, I have been busy with a new client.  She contacted me about 2 weeks ago and it ended up being that she lives locally, so we met … [Read more...]

20 Colorful Holiday Table Settings


With Christmas just days away, I am sure your tree is filled with ornaments, the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, and your children are bouncing off the walls with the anticipation of Santa on his way.  In the meantime, you are trying to finish up each person on your shopping list, wrap … [Read more...]

Pantone Color of 2012: Tangerine Tango


Whether it be fashion, interiors, print, or web, if you're a follower of the design world, you know that every December the new Pantone Color for the next year is announced.  And as it is every year, the "IT color to come" was just announced and the "viviacious, enticing hue" for 2012 is PANTONE® … [Read more...]

4 Upcycling Ideas for the Home


I'm taking a little break today from Holiday posts and instead sharing a guest post with you from Jeremy of Easy Appliance Parts.  He has some great insight and ideas to share on upcycling typical items around the house.   How you design the interior of your home is a major factor in making … [Read more...]

Happenings on the Homestead


Alot has been happening, and with the Holidays quickly approaching, projects that I had anticipated to have complete already, have been put to the side.  Ahem...my master bedroom makeover.  Were you wondering if I had finished it???  NOPE - not yet!  Instead I've been focused other things... A … [Read more...]

Inspirational Christmas Interiors


I realized that lately I've been sharing alot of my own DIY creations (which I hope you've been enjoying) and less inspirational interior spaces by others.  With the internet, magazines, and books, I'm never at a loss for finding spaces that WOW me (and I hope you as well). With the Holidays … [Read more...]

DIY: Holiday Photo Cards


It's that time of year when the post office is at it's peak with the hustle and bustle of people sending out packages and waiting on line for stamps to mail their Holiday cards.  I usually design my cards in early November and mail them out right after Thanksgiving (this year though, I was a little … [Read more...]