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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: 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 …

Give Your Collectibles the Spotlight They Deserve

From buttons to tea cups, we all have that one guilty pleasure that we take pride in collecting. In the blink of an eye, however, those collections can go from story-telling novelties to a pile of tchotchkes. Your collectables deserve a spotlight. Give them the attention they deserve with these boast-worthy display ideas: Tableside Mixing …

Antique Finds and Where to Get Them Online

As much as I love sleek, modern home décor, there is nothing like a classic antique piece to bring a room to life and give it some character. In my home, you’ll find showcased timeless pieces like my grandmother’s crystal vase or our newly acquired kitchen cupboard from the 1800s. I am always on the …

Back-to-School Rugs!

It’s the start of a brand new school year and that only means one thing: It’s time to recreate your classroom with a splash of bright and vibrant colors! Although there are many things you can do to redesign your classroom, the addition of a new rug can be a centerpiece that can change the …

Easy Dorm Room Decor: Memory Board

Starting your first semester of college and still not sure how to decorate your room? Dorm rooms are never fancy, and the walls definitely seem like they’re caving in. On top of that, you’re already feeling nostalgic about leaving home, friends and fam behind. No worries, we’re here to help with some easy decor ideas …

Children’s Play Room Overhaul with Mohawk Home

We are in the process of doing some updates at our church, which was originally established in 1835 but destroyed by a fire in 1955. The church was rebuilt and held services within a year of the fire. Fast forward to today, and we are in need of some dire decor updates. We have added air …

Classroom Revamp with a New Rug

I had a teacher friend recently ask me if I had any rug suggestions for her classroom. They had just renovated one of the older schools in our area and she was looking for a simple way to add some warmth to her room. Of course I had numerous  ideas for her, but we finally …

Master Bedroom Makeover – From The Floor Up

It’s time for a total re-haul of my master bedroom. I bought the house several years ago and have been focused on getting the other rooms in the house up to par, so my bedroom has been on the back burner. Until now. I decided to do a total room redo, and I am starting …

Crazy for Houndstooth

Not only a favorite of mine but also one of designer’s most timeless go-tos, one classic pattern continues to make major appearances in fashion and home décor year after year.  I’m referring, of course, to none other than the ever-stylish Houndstooth, otherwise known as Chevron’s classy, older sister. It’s true that houndstooth has made an …

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