31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 28~Up and Out

After yesterday’s post about drapery length you would think I’d be scared off from every talking about drapes again. Nope, we’ve got a few more points to hit when it comes to highlighting your windows. In my opinion, window treatments/mistreatments are there to serve two purposes, the most important being to highlight the windows, and […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 27~ Drapery Check

pottery barn This is one of those posts that I get nervous about writing. Drapery length~it’s such a touchy subject. Just like all home design, it’s a matter of opinion. But my big fat hairy opinion right now is that your drapes should just touch the floor. If they stop three inches from the ground […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 26~Put A Frame on It

All the empty frames {7x} Cuz, if you liked it then you should have put a frame on itIf you liked it then you should have put a frame on itDon’t be mad when you see that she framed itIf you like it then you should have put a frame on it Related Post:Frame It: […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 25~Set Goals

We’ve talked about making a list of words that you want to describe your home {and the feelings you get when you enter into it} and also about keeping an idea book. Let’s take that list idea in another direction. It may seem simple and obvious to you bonafied list makers like me, but maybe […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 24~Incorporate Fabric

Fabric and softness can and should be introduced into every room of your house. window mistreatments towels rugs pillows table runners a basket of cushy blankets lampshades {I count them as fabricy too if they are made with fabric} seat cushions It can be tricky to bring fabric into your kitchen we talked about that […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 23~Group it

Welcome to day 23 of A Better Dressed Nest. Let’s jump right in with today’s tip. For a bigger and better impact group like things together. It’s that simple. Group your succulents. My boys even know the power of a good grouping. My apothecary jars are all protected, I mean grouped in my glass terrarium. […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 22~ Fix Something Broken

A guest post from my dear, funny friend, and favorite contractor, Tim, The Remodeling Guy, we are obviously ultra cool together. Here’s Tim… Before I can really get going here, I have to take a moment to compose myself. It’s just hard not to laugh whenever I come over here to The Nesting Place. The […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 21~ Layer it

Layering is one of the easiest design techniques to copy. I find that lots of times we forget that we can put pretty stuff in front of other pretty stuff and it just enhances all of our favorite stuff. I’m pretty sure that layering is my favorite method to work as many of my favorite […]

31 Day 20~ Fill in the Blanks

There lots of over looked spaces in our homes to hang a little loved item or feature a fun embellishment. Here are a few ideas of where to hang an extra plate, lonely frame or apply a vinyl decal, I’m sure there are zillions more: next to a lamp above the curtain rod between two […]

31 Days to A Better Dressed Nest :: Day 19~ Freshen a Forgotten Space

In this family, the laundry room is an often used room. Too often if you ask me. Not only do I go in and out of this room 629,448 times per day, but you can also see strait into this room from our front porch if I keep the laundry door open. And usually, the […]

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