Must Have Design Books for Your Library


I was so excited when I received this for Christmas... Design*Sponge Yes, Design*Sponge, the infamous design blog that truly started this whole home-decor-and-design-blogging-frenzy, now is in book form.  Grace Bonney, creator, writer, and founder of Design*Sponge takes her well-known home … [Read more...]

Reader Projects Inspired by ME!

Reader Project

I love to see what my readers are up to, especially when I've inspired them to create something in their own homes after reading one of my posts. source Here are three Reader Projects that I thought would be enjoyable to share with you. I've received a huge response from my kitchen makeover and … [Read more...]

DIY: How to Install Groutable Vinyl Floor Tile


Did you know that you can grout peel-and-stick vinyl tiles to look JUST LIKE ceramic tile? You CAN and here's how... One of the presents for my parents for Christmas was to install a new floor in their foyer.  I know a little strange for a present, but it's what they wanted and needed, so I … [Read more...]

Roadside Restoration: Distressed Turquoise Chair


I've got a few design clients that I am working on projects for right now, and one happens to be a good friend of mine.  Her style is traditional-eclectic and it has been enjoyable to introduce some unique elements into her space.  The latest part of her home that we've been transforming is her … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Rearranging and Moving Furniture


Yesterday, when I should have been getting back into my normal work and life routine, I was instead spending time rearranging my front living room, a.k.a soon to be living room / office.  For the past month, different furniture layouts have been flowing in and out of my head and with the Christmas … [Read more...]

10 Great Ideas for Around the House


A new year, a new month, a new day has begun! I hope you had a wonderful Holiday season and a very happy new years eve and day.  I just can not believe it's already 2012.  Each year goes faster and faster - don't you feel that same way as you get older?  In my … [Read more...]

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...]