Monthly archives: November, 2018

How to Arrange Furniture Around an Area Rug

With the changing of the seasons, I’ve been extra motivated to get my house looking fabulous for the onslaught of guests and events that the autumn and winter months bring. Lately, I’ve been noticing that my house has -gasp– too much gray, especially our family room. I’ve also been itching to play with the layout …

Mohawk Home’s Holiday Home Blog Tour 2018

This holiday season, 11 talented interior design bloggers decked their halls and hung their stockings over the fireplace with Mohawk Home! The second annual Mohawk Home Holiday Home blog tour, featuring an array of beautiful Mohawk Home area rugs, included everything from farmhouse festive décor to cozy holiday chic. (If you missed last year’s holiday …

Holiday Gift Guide for Dads of All Ages

Its gift giving time, America, and we aren’t waiting for Black Friday to start gathering together the perfect presents for each member of our family. This year, I decided to start with the men in my life, and have been scouring Pinterest and the Internet for great gift ideas for my husband, brothers-in-law, father-in-law and …

Setting the Perfect Thanksgiving Table to Match the Fall Season

While the holidays can oftentimes feel busy and overwhelming, there are a few traditions that I absolutely adore. Setting the Thanksgiving table is a festive task that I look forward to every year, because the table is the heart of the feast. I love sitting down over flickering candles, beautiful dishes, and accents of warm …

How to Prepare Your Guest Bathroom for the Holidays

When preparing your home in expectation for guests during the holidays, it’s easy to overlook certain spaces, like the guest bathroom. Depending on the distance traveled and stresses that come with holiday traffic, your guests will likely want to spend much time resting, relaxing, and getting ready in their guest quarters. So, I’ve compiled a …

Favorite DIY Fall Front Door Wreaths

It’s time to open your doors to fall (and maybe a little winter, eek)! Welcome the season in the most gorgeous way with a beautiful autumn or fall wreath hanging on the front door.  You could even take some of these ideas and add a couple wreaths throughout the home to coordinate your whole look.  …

One Room Challenge Week 6: Tween Bedroom Makeover Reveal

It didn’t really hit me that I made it to the end of my very first One Room Challenge until I watched my amazing photographer, Laura, lay down on the floor to get a better angle. It’s done! After six weeks of construction, painting, shopping, furniture building, unboxing, and organizing, I’ve managed to convert a …

Traditional Thanksgiving Featuring Modern Recipes

Thanksgiving Traditions Like many Americans, our Thanksgiving traditions include watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in our pajamas while eating pumpkin pancakes, spending hours traveling to family for the Thanksgiving dinner, watching football in between courses, and then planning the countdown to the holidays diet that we attempt to start on Black Friday but doesn’t …