Heidi Milton

Curls and Pearls: Vanities Re-imagined

Over the past several years upcycling vintage and antique pieces has emerged as an enduring trend in decor.  This “green” way of furnishing your home has led to the resurgence of the vanity — that traditional mirrored piece of our grandmother’s boudior.  Whether it’s repurposing a piece to use as a bathroom vanity or a …

Inviting Party Platters

We’re in the midst of summer and it’s the perfect time to gather friends and family!  I love to keep my summer entertaining super simple and party platters are the perfect way to offer an impressive spread with a minimum of fuss.  I’ve gathered some inspiring assemblages for you here today, so you can plan …

Plants That Can Beat the Heat

Well the thermometer is spiking everywhere it seems and summer has unleashed its heat on our gardens.  Are you prepared??  My own garden is a bit lacking in heat-tolerant plants so I began researching some plants that can beat the heat and still show off color and texture– something beyond cacti and succulents.  Today I’m …

Honoring Flag Day

Summertime is always the perfect time to celebrate the red, white, and blue… we begin with Memorial Day, cruise on into Flag Day and then the Fourth of July.  Flag Day is often overlooked, so I’m here today to share some ideas for recognizing this day in fun and memorable ways. Whip up some Flag …

Celebrate National Donut Day!

It’s National Donut Day and what better way to kick off summer than to celebrate all things “donut?”  The first Friday each June is designated as a national day of donut celebration, so here we go! Studio DIY Have some fun with the day… host an impromptu donut celebration for your children and friends!  Download …

Easy Paint Project

I seriously love a good paint project.  Over the years I have tackled the simplest projects with a can of spray paint and some more involved projects that almost did me in.  But by far the easiest paint project with the biggest impact was my brick fireplace. I have lived in this house for 19 …

Kitchen Decor Trends to Watch

A full-blown kitchen remodel is often out of reach.  But a kitchen update is a simpler undertaking and can make a big impact.  We all know that trends in decor can shift quickly, but today I’m sharing some for your kitchen that should have some staying power. Two tone cabinets.  The colored kitchen cabinet trend …

Five Ways to Make Mother’s Day Memorable

I don’t know about you, but May always seems busier than the month of December. All of the “year end” activities for kids, final exams, graduations just seem to pile it on.  And some years Mother’s Day gets a little lost in the shuffle. If that’s the case for you, I’m here to share five …

Inspiration for your Porch Planters

I’m waiting for the pollen to die down here in Atlanta so I can get my front porch ready for the season, but I’ve been busy collecting inspiration in the meantime.  One of my favorite parts of outdoor decor is putting together container gardens.   Today I’ll be sharing some inspiring porch planters with you along …

Bring the Outdoors In

Spring is the perfect season to reassess your home decor and breathe new life into your spaces.  You have done your spring cleaning and organizing and are ready for a fresh approach.  So today I’m sharing some creative ways to bring the freshness of the outdoors into your home. Incorporate live elements.  Earlier this week …

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