Brass in the Bathroom is BACK

Brass in the Bathroom is BACK!  From vintage to modern, brass has been given new life and a whole new look.  Check out this roundup of inspiration...

Happy Tuesday my friends!  I know it's already the 2nd day into the week, but I hope you had a fun + fabulous weekend. I'm working on a slew of client projects, but took a bit of time for myself this weekend to hunt down an old, salvaged door for a DIY project that I have in the works for my … [Read more...]

In-Trend Wallpaper Inspiration + Sources

Wallpaper Inspiration for every room of the home + WALLPAPER RESOURCES.  It's amazing the impact that wallpaper can make in a room.  Roundup + Inspiration @

Wallpaper from the 70's... Some patterns are still bareable, but many have lived their life on the wall to the max. Recognize any of these patterns from decades past? As soon as you saw the title of this post on the topic of wallpaper, you might have cringed.  But don't stop reading... … [Read more...]

Kitchen Renovation: Details

KITCHEN MAKEOVER REVEAL: before and after kitchen renovation with white & gray cabinets, open shelving, subway tile backsplash, quartz countertops, and layers of color.  This kitchen is gorgeous!  Check out the entire renovation process @

I'm overwhelmed by the outpouring of kindness + sweet thoughts for the new kitchen space. It being called, A HAPPY KITCHEN, was by far my favorite comment because that just completely + perfectly sums up the new setting.  A happy space is exactly how I envisioned the new kitchen to look + … [Read more...]

How to Get the ‘Fixer Upper’ Look in Your Home

Who doesn't love the HGTV show Fixer Upper with Joanna + Chip Gaines?! Check out these 5 Ways to Get the 'FIXER UPPER' style in your home.  Inspiration round up by

I'm mildly obsessed with the show Fixer Upper. Who isn't? I haven't met anyone that doesn't love the hugely popular HGTV design show. The farm. The goats. That house. Her gorgeous design style (and her boots). His humor + wit. Their love + playfulness. Come on, it's all … [Read more...]

Kitchen Backsplash Tile Options + Inspirational Ideas

KITCHEN TILE BACKSPLASH INSPIRATION: How do you choose the perfect kitchen tile backsplash? There are so many decisions.  These are 12 ideal options for the kitchen backsplash and ONE is what I chose for my kitchen renovation. Click over to check them out >

Yesterday's post was filled with tips + useful information on choosing the right subway tile.  It's amazing how many different styles + colors there are to choose from, so hopefully with the insight from my personal experience scouring the tile stores for our kitchen renovation, you are armed with a … [Read more...]

2015 Year In Review… A Look Back


Where did the year go?! Another year here and gone. It feels like yesterday that I was putting together last years end-of-year recap... check out recaps from years past: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 2015 was another fantastic + rewarding year.  Highlighted with many firsts, it was an exciting + … [Read more...]

Decorating with Southwest Style

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Geometric patterns. Rich colors. Artisan-created goods. All characteristics that epitomize the aesthetic of Southwestern style. A mix of refined bohemian and Spanish styles, Southwestern decor incorporates warm hues + natural elements like wood, iron, and leather, making the beautiful, … [Read more...]

Schoolhouse Style Decor

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Only days till Christmas. Are you still hustlin' + bustlin' with shopping + preparations for the big day? Amidst the Christmas Craze, I wanted to share that I have a new post up on about Decorating with Schoolhouse Style. It's never too cool to bring classroom style + decor into the … [Read more...]

10 Countertop Materials to Consider for the Kitchen

10 Countertop Materials to Consider for your KITCHEN!   Round up of material choices at

There is a lot to consider when choosing a countertop material for a kitchen. It can't just look fabulous - unless you never plan to use it... ...but factors like durability, maintenance, and cost also have to be considered.  For many homeowners, new kitchen counters are an investment and … [Read more...]

Kitchen Renovation: Choosing a Quartz Countertop

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Demo is complete. Hardwood floors are stained. Cabinets have been installed. Countertops are FINISHED. You heard me right... we have counters, which means we have a sink, which means we have use of a kitchen. YES! It has been a busy few weeks around our homestead, but the kitchen is … [Read more...]