How Anyone Can Change Up A Room in One Hour

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Here’s a little glimpse of the current state of our family room/dining room area, brought to you buy harsh, yet interesting late afternoon light. I was ready for a change and a little dash of color mixed in with all this neutral and I knew I had a few touches of blue that I could tuck in around the house.

Here’s what I did in one hour…

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Kitchen Must Haves

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This post is the best friend to a previous post here at Nesting Place called Laundry Room Must Haves. Both posts are sponsored by Wilsonart, where they believe that kitchens should be designed for real life–amen! Photography: Teri Lyn Fischer, Interior Design: Tamara Kaye-Honey via Rue Magazine After living in 13 different houses during my […]

The Secret to Keeping Your Throw Pillows Fluffy

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It’s hard to keep your pillows nice and fluffy in a world that just wants to smash and flatten pillows.  My family is the chief family of pillow abusers.  And I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I think decorative throw pillows are much happier being used that being protected as if they are an […]

Stick a Fork In It

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Forever I’ve seen these tall glass containers and wondered what I could do with one. Finally, it hit me–A FLOOR LAMP!  So I bought a tall glass container for $29 at Home Goods, a $10 light kit and found a $3 lampshade at a thrift store. Not bad for a floor lamp.  And I even […]

Using Plants in Your Home Part 4 :: Terrariums

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Twig This is part 4 of a planty series read parts don’t forget to read parts 1, 2 & 3 in any order. DoodleBirdie Tiny terrariums are my newest obsession. If you’ve been around these parts since the beginning you might remember my huge terrarium on a stand that I’ve had both inside and out. […]

Using Plants in Your Home Part 2

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This is part two in a little micro series on using plants in your home, read part 1 here. The other day, in part 1, I showed off all the plants in my home. Now I’d like to try to convince you that it’s worth risking killing a plant in hopes that it will live […]

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Using Plants in Your Home Part 1

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A few of you have asked about some of the plants I have sitting around so let’s talk about them.  I thought we’d split this post into two parts, today I’ll show entirely too many photos of how I use plants around our downstairs (I hardly have any upstairs right now) and then in the […]

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Reader Question :: Decorating With Bulky Sofas

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Did you know that Nesting Place has a Facebook Page?  It’s a place we get to hang out and chat and upload photos and do all sorts of Facebooky stuff.  I’d love to have you join in the fun. Telisha asked a question at the NP Facebook page that I wanted to answer more at […]

Introducing a New Color To Your Home

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I’ve been a blue/turquoise person for the past few years, before that I had a lot of red and gold.  I’ve written about how I slowly introduced some robin’s egg blue into my red and then slowly transitioned away from mainly reds.  Lately I’ve noticed a little shift in my house.  The white walls in […]

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Statement Pieces

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Shaunna’s Big Fiddle Karen’s fur covered chair Jules’ Chesterfield Sofa Gabrielle’s painted piano Lauren’s Hanging Driftwood Ashley’s Nest Painting Nicole’s Rug Marian’s Drapes Angela’s nekkid lady Emily’s Book Page Wall My Sailfish {come on, you know I had to include myself} Edie’s…EVERYTHING Every room could use a statement or signature piece.  Could your space benefit […]

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