Design Ideas

Creating a Cozy Home

It’s almost here!  Can you feel a twinge of autumn in the air?  We are just now having some cooler mornings and breezy afternoons and I can almost feel it!  This year I am more than ready for fall and have been busy working on some fresh fall decor for my home.  But there are …

How to: Vintage Sports Nursery

When my husband and I found out we were having a baby boy, I thought he was going to explode with happiness. Visions of playful patterns in grays and yellows danced through my head! Then on the way home from the ultrasound, my modern dreams were shattered when he said, “It has to be a …

Hollywood Glamour for Your Home

Awards season is here and the Internet is buzzing about Hollywood’s most glamorous night, the Academy Awards. The beautiful stars, couture gowns and camera-ready lifestyles – the Oscars are a time to see and be seen. While we may never get an invitation to a red carpet after party, we can introduce Hollywood glamour in …

Six Ways to Glam Up a Tired Bathroom

Does your tired bathroom need a boost of glam?  I have two bathrooms in my house that could use an injection of glam, but my budget will not allow a full blown renovation.  So I scoured the internet and came up with six ways I could glam up my tired bathrooms. Add a sophisticated color …

The Luxe Look for Under $100

What if I told you a luxe look for your interiors is achievable for under $100?  Current decor trends lean toward a relaxed farmhouse look, but maybe a high end look tickles your fancy.  It’s the price tag that makes it seem out of reach.  If you have a $100 to spend, I am here …

Front Porch Refreshed for Fall

One my favorite things to refresh for fall is my front porch.  It’s the first impression guests have of our home and we are fortunate to have a good sized porch to play with.  Last summer I decided to add some furniture out there so we would have a shady spot to sit and enjoy …

Trend Watch: Blue Florals

Have you ever noticed that trends tend to reinvent themselves and come back around years — even decades — later?  One such trend to keep an eye on in the months ahead is the resurgence of blue florals.  And these are not your blue floral patterns from the 80s!  They are fresh, re-imagined, and ready …

Transforming Your Basement Into Usable Space

It seems I’m always on the hunt for more usable space in my home.  I know I have plenty of square footage, but lack useful space for our lifestyle.   Turns out our basement space is a great option for capturing existing square footage for specific functions.   And while a full remodel/finishing job is not an …

Sophisticated and Serene Bathrooms: Simple Tips

The fall schedule is kicking into high gear now and I’m longing for a calming retreat from it all!  What better place to provide sanctuary than a sophisticated and serene bathroom?  When I poke around on Pinterest, that look can seem out of reach short of an entire bathroom remodel.  But when I examine my …

DIY Pallet Projects

DIY pallet projects are all over magazines, blogs, and Pinterest. Why? Because pallets are relatively easy to find, usually free, and made out of sturdy, rustic wood. It’s also a great way to repurpose something that might otherwise end up in a landfill. In this post, I’m going to talk about pallets – how to …

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