Wedding Lyric Stencil Pillow

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Good morning friends and Happy Valentine's Day! I want to share a little something with you today that I made for the mister for Vday.  I will start off by saying, I can't take credit for this adorable project.  It was actually a DIY creation that was featured on Daily Do It Yourself and was … [Read more...]

Create a Paint Palette using Sherwin Williams Chip It

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When it comes time to paint a room, the #1 question asked is, "What color should I choose?" The next question?  "How will that color look in my room?" "Will that color be too dark?" "Will this color give enough punch?" "I love the color of this room, but what is it?" Many well-known … [Read more...]

My Daring Design Decision and a Tour of My Front Room

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Front Room... Sounds so official, right? Well, it's not... sorry for the letdown. I call it my front room because it's not a family room where the family hangs out and it's not a living room that's a formal space, it's just simply, the front room.  Anyhoo, if you remember back to a month ago, … [Read more...]

How Color Affects Our Life and World

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The colors that surround us directly and indirectly affect the way we think, the way we respond, and the mood that we're in.  As red hues can evoke a strong and striking response, yellows can be calming and cheerful. I found this Infograph on Pinterest and thought it was so interesting and … [Read more...]

Traditional to Transitional Spoon Rack Revamp

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As you know, I have a little obsession (well more than a little - little would be an understatement) with transforming and updating the decor around my home.  Most of the furniture or accessories though, have been of little or no value, which always makes me less apprehensive about jumping into a … [Read more...]

Valentine Ebook: Recipes, Decor, Printables, Tutorials

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Looking for some ideas for Valentine's Day?  Mandi of  Life...Your Way has just published a new Ebook dedicated to showcasing recipes, home decor, printables, tutorials, and more all pertaining to the upcoming romantic Holiday, Valentine's Day! Click {HERE} to read the Valentine Ebook or simply … [Read more...]

Updating Interior Door Hardware

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Simple and inexpensive updates often make a world of difference. Thanks to the kind folks at Schlage, I was able to update a few of my interior doors over the weekend, and what a change!  Not only has the new door hardware completely changed the look of the space, the ease and feel of the new … [Read more...]

Darling Valentine Decor

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This year I declare that I am not doing any decorating for Valentine's Day (other than bring out the pillows that I made last year). It's not because I'm being unromantic or want to skip this lovely Holiday, but for some reason, I feel that I'm still getting my house in order from Christmas.  So … [Read more...]

Tips on Choosing and Preparing to Install a Ceiling Fan

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As I mentioned last week, one of my Home Goals for 2012 was to change two of the ceiling fans in my home.  Wellll... I can now give a 1/2 checkmark to that task because due to being slightly house-bound during the early hours on Saturday, the mister and I took the opportunity to update the fan in … [Read more...]

The Power Struggle of Color Versus Neutral

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I often struggle with what I like better... Neutrals, Via Or Colors. Via I enjoy a soft and serene oasis, Via but I also like a bold statement. Via I like tone-on-tone and quiet hues, Via but I also like to be daring. Via I like soft fabrics and subtle textures, Via but I also like … [Read more...]