DIY

How to Design a Room Around a Rug

Inspiration for a room’s design can come from all sorts of places – a picture on Pinterest, a home seen in a magazine, a scene in nature – but one of my favorites? Rugs. I mean, think about it, there are thousands of rugs, in a wide variety of styles, all just waiting to provide …

How to Create the Perfect Playroom

Children’s spaces are my absolute favorite! It’s the freedom to use bolder colors, light-hearted and whimsical design– and to remember what life was like as a kid. Admittedly, my kid’s rooms, especially the playroom, are among my favorite and most treasured spaces in our home. And because my two girls are transitioning out of the …

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Mother and Daughter Tea Party

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It may be the overabundance of red, pink, chocolate, and glitter, but the thoughtfulness behind it makes me swoon. Perhaps it’s because Valentine’s Day follows the chaos of the Christmas season, but the simplicity of taping lollipops to cards and buying small surprises for my little ones …

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 …

DIY Super Bowl Party Ideas

In our home, as in many across the United States, the Super Bowl is one of the premier sporting events of the entire year. We’ve made it through pre-season, regular season and playoffs, and Super Bowl Sunday brings all the excitement of loving football to the forefront. Not to mention, we can finally find out …

Five Quick Room Refreshes!

Ever look around your home and just long for something to perk things up a bit?  If you don’t want to dive into a big redecorating project, now is a great time to do a quick refresh around your home.  Today I’m sharing five quick refreshes that will breathe new life into your rooms. Paint …

Mantleless Stocking Displays

“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there,” wrote the nineteenth century poet Clement Clarke Moore in the iconic opening lines of his poem, A Visit from …

Mohawk Home’s Top 10 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving is a time of the year that is great for décor! Part of the fun of the holiday is all the decorations. If you’re like me, you really enjoy creating a festive home atmosphere before family and friends come over for a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal.   From wall décor to cute dining table centerpieces, …

Favorite DIY Fall Front Door Wreaths

What’s more welcoming than a cute wreath hanging from the front door? Spring, summer, fall or winter, a wreath is a cheerful and versatile way to show off the season’s colors – all while making a great impression right from your doorstep. What makes up a great fall wreath? Is it the colorful flowers or …

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