Changes for Year 5

YEAR 5

What a week it's been!  From an update to the bathroom TO the interesting new color choice by Pantone (what's your take on Marsala?) TO sharing my TOP TEN TOOLS for DIYers, it's been jam-packed with goodness.  But I have news to share that's even bigger and better... My blog + business of almost 5 … [Read more...]

Sleeping Like a Baby with ComforPedic iQ

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We all know how important sleep is. As a mom of a newborn it's incredible how much those precious hours of rest can energize the body to tackle the day ahead. One important (and probably the most important) factor to achieve the best nights sleep or even an afternoon catnap is the mattress … [Read more...]

The Country Living Fair is Coming to Town {Ticket Giveaway}

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It's that time of year again...  The Country Living Fair is coming to town.  In less than a week the Dutchess Country Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York will come to life with great shopping + cooking + crafting +  fabulous food! I had a blast last year. And I'm looking forward to going … [Read more...]

Easy Project, Big Impact: Reupholstered Chair Seat

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Most posts I have planned out a few days, or at least a day, before going live.  But not today's.  I have been trying to check things off my to-do list and this project, start to finish, literally was done just a few minutes ago.  I posted a pic on Instagram (I'd love for you to follow along if … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Update a Bathroom on a Budget

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There have been some really qualified "entries" for the ugly bathroom makeover.  I'm not going to lie...  some of you are in desperate need of direction & a plan on how to jazz up your bathrooms.  Most of the bathrooms I received pictures for, have good bones and are similar in layout of many … [Read more...]

Taking over & Transforming the ‘Ugly Bathroom’

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Let's talk bathrooms... They're one of those spaces in the home that often gets neglected, yet should get the most attention.  Whether just moving into a home that has a bathroom in dire need of a makeover or a bathroom that's gone too long without a refresh, revamping a bathroom doesn't have to … [Read more...]

DIY: Jewelry Holder

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This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. My latest DIY project has been one on my to-do list for a while.  I've been inspired by so many who have made their own jewelry holders that I even have a pinterest board solely dedicated to unique styles and … [Read more...]

Ideas for Breaking Up Matching Furniture

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Pushing the limits and ditching the "rules" of decorating can sometimes be tough.  And even as a designer, I've fallen victim to "not following the rules". But honestly, what rules? There are no real decorating rules that must be followed to a T.   Instead I have tried to train myself and in turn … [Read more...]

22 Creative + Clever Shared Bedroom Ideas for Kids

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I hope you're having a fabulous + fun week so far.  Some of your got blasted with the "polar vortex" (a little dramatic I think), but bizarrely where we live in upstate NY, we got skunked.  Anyway, no complaints here since we are dealing with -10 temps.  When is Spring coming???  Anyway, earlier … [Read more...]

Plans for a Shared Kids Bedroom Space

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Another Monday.  It was a tough one to get up for, but since the kids + hubby were home and I had a few meetings to get ready for, it was a must to roll out of bed after 3 snoozes.  I hope you also had a great weekend!  I definitely got my DIY-on with a few new projects (one I shared a peak of on … [Read more...]