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Happy 2015! The last weeks have been a flurry of emotion.  From thoughts of anticipation + excitement, to moments of bittersweet reflection, it's been a lot of ups & downs.  Personally + Professionally, 2014 was an incredible year with many highs and some lows.  Earlier this week I shared a … [Read more...]

Changes for 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


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}


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


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


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’


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


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


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


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...]