Cubes

ottoman

Popping in real quick to show you the latest members of the family room team.  We don’t live super close a Wal-Mart but the other day I happened to be in another town and ran in and lo and behold, they had these simple little slipcovered ottoman/foot stool things–what are these cubes called? They have […]

Pin It

Inexpensive Pillow Covers

pillow cover

Just passing along a great deal.  I was at Hobby Lobby the other day and happened by a glorious wall of pillow covers. They were priced $4.99-7.99 and they had a TON!  I bought four.  Don’t forget to download their app so you can use a 40% off coupon!  The sequins one up there was […]

Favorite Things Party

best gifts under $15

This year I asked some of my girlfriends, the original favorite things party girls, to submit their favorite things along with mine: Gussy: Essie Nail Polish in Mint Candy Apple $6.05 Ellen: Dipped Measuring Cups “One of my favorite things is fancy measuring cups. I spend so much time in the kitchen and sometimes, especially […]

Pin It

Angela’s House, Your Eyes will be Gluttons

button bird design

I’ve talked about my dear, sweet, kindred spirit friend, Angela often over the years.  She’s my yard sale partner, my thrifting buddy, our craft day teacher, my coffee table painter, my HELP-my-house-is-getting-photographed-and-I-need-someone-to-be-my-slave-and-keep-me-calm-friend, my conference roommate and confidant, my fellow conference speaker at Becoming.  She’s one of my closest friends and one of the most fearless, […]

Pin It

How NOT To Shop For A Sofa

DSC_0025 2

yesterday It first really hit me the morning that the Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself Magazine folks were coming.  The Sofa.  The poor sofa was begging for mercy.  We bought this sofa about eight years ago and I still absolutely love it.  It was one of the best purchases we’ve ever made.  I […]

Pin It

Embroidery Hoop Art

embroidery

Lately I’ve been inspired by all the wooden hoop projects, feel free to pin the top image if you want to remember this post. If you want to pin individual projects simply click on the link and pin from the original source.  Thanks and happy hooping! bliss in a teacup ruffled via Ian Bicknell style […]

Pin It

DIY Curly Paper Lantern

curly paper lantern

This is our the space formerly known as the Playroom.  Now that my boys are older and only play with legos and roller blades and SCUBA gear and iPhones we don’t have that many actual toys.  But we still use this room a lot for guests and spend the night parties that the boys have.  […]

Pin It

Hosting A Girl’s Weekend

super easy party planning

I hosted a girls weekend at my house last week and it was pure, unadulterated, 100% enjoyment–even the getting ready for six girls to be at my house all weekend.  I love hosting LOVE LOVE LOVE it.  I try to focus on doing things I like and I try to avoid doing things I hate–even […]

Pin It

Why I’m Not Having A Yard Sale This Year

DSC_0109

About a year ago I went through a little change of heart when it came to having a yard sale.  Really, the change of heart was more about the things I was bringing into our home.  And embarrassingly enough, it came on after watching a weekend marathon of the show Hoarders.  Most of my married […]

Laundry Room In Progress

window

  anthro I’ve been meaning to get around to changing up our laundry room.  And clearly that has everything to do with this chalkboard bedroom. Ahhh, our laundry room.  I think the door has been closed twice since we moved in two and a half years ago.  It’s just easier to keep it open.  But, […]

Related Posts with Thumbnails

css.php