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Front Door Makeover

I have a small obsession with doing makeovers for my front door. Having a seasonal look with fun pops of color is a challenge I love to take on. I love wreaths, I have a closet full of them. As summer was ramping up I knew I wanted to do something bright and cheery. Also …

Curb Appeal Ideas to Steal

Whether you’re planning on selling, or simply want your own family to enjoy the view, improving the curb appeal of your home is always a good idea. After having recently completed a major springtime curb appeal overhaul, I’ve rounded up some simple ideas and tips for any budget. So, pour a glass of lemonade, roll …

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 …

Unifying Rooms with Mohawk’s Clinton Rug

Around here, decor is always changing to keep things fresh as well as functional. Last fall I moved some rugs around the home and ended up placing one in our dining room that worked, but wasn’t what I truly wanted in that space. Additionally, our dining room opens to our kitchen and I had plans …

Creative Teacher Appreciation Ideas

It’s never too late (or too early!) to show your appreciation for your child’s teachers. As a former teacher and now preschool director myself, some of my fondest memories are the creative ways parents and students expressed their appreciation. Teacher appreciation gift ideas are plentiful on the internet, but simple heartfelt gifts and special experiences …

Six Steps for Perfectly Styled Bookshelves

Bookshelves can be the perfect addition to any room, but styling them can be a bit tricky. With either too few or too many items I sometimes feel like Goldilocks trying to get it just right.  If you have every spent time styling bookshelves, then you know how difficult this seemingly easy task is! So …

How to Set the Perfect Easter Table

Photo Source: Love the Day by Lindi Haws   Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on its way!   Even though it’s not warm outside in many parts of the country quite yet, I’m still seeing subtle hints of springtime here and there. It’s hard to believe that Easter is just a few short days away. And if …

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 …

Halloween Food Ideas from Mohawk Home

Beyond the costumes and candy, spooky Halloween decorations and scare tactics, Halloween is the one holiday where it’s okay to play with our food. The Internet is full of delicious food recipes that look almost too gross to eat, and that’s the point! From Mummy shaped Brie to pizza skulls, we’re encouraging you to get …

Top 10 Tailgate Party Ideas

If you’re a football fan like me, every summer, you start counting down the Sundays until September when college and pro-football resume.  In our house, the kids know homework has to be done before kickoff and all game day appetizer requests are made before the teams take the field. While we haven’t been fortunate enough …

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