How Anyone Can Change Up A Room in One Hour

change is my favorite color

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 […]

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Things I Learned in February

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Today I’m linking up with my sister, Emily, who hosts a monthly-ish link up of quirky, interesting, simple and random things she learned. Here’s what I learned this month in no particular order… When I start reading about my own personality, I can hardly stop. I simultaneously believe that I have the worst and also […]

Three Weird Reasons my House Looks Better Than Yours Online

breakfast area

I’m not a photographer. Frankly, my photos are pretty bad. And the stuff in my house is loved on, lived in and imperfect. Sadly, part of my job is taking photos of the stuff in my home and I need all the help I can get. I have to take a ton of photos of […]

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Time for Change :: A Clock Update

grandfather clock

Something bothered me the first time I saw my grandfather clock. Do you see it? That little piece of thin decorative wood at the top. What in the world? I’m sure it’s probably some important part that makes expensive clocks nice and royal looking but on this cheap-o replica that I bought knowing I would […]

Painting With Chalk and A Giveaway

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I’m interrupting this summer vacation because sometimes you just need a change. Today I’m joining Centsational Girl and a slew of creative bloggers for the ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape and The Home Depot‘s Ready, Set, Paint. Challenge Almost four years ago I had an “aha” moment and realized that I could hide my builder grade gas […]

30 Minute Guest Room Makeover

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The guest room, formerly known as a 15-year-old boy’s room was seriously lacking in style, furniture and general put-togetherness. I wasn’t ready to invest in a bed or anything for that matter but I did have a mattress, rug, thrifted chair, dresser and fun streamers. And a guest on the way. I wanted a quick, […]

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30 Minutes to A Welcoming Outdoor Space: A Giveaway

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This outdoor post is sponsored by Home Depot and P&G, naturally, opinions and misspellings are all mine. This giveaway is now closed. Winner announced here. Perfection never ceases to strike. Even though our spectacular knockout roses are showing off and the other flowers in the yard are plotting their revenge against the diva blooms, I […]

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My Vignette

my vignette

Our bedroom is one of the few places in our house where I feel like I can make a vignette and it will stay that way. But that’s the one room where I go a little crazy and demand that everything in the room be ‘quiet’.  The duct tape wall is loud enough for me, […]

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5 Minute Assignment: How to Create A Vignette

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BHG (thanks Kate!) When I say the word vignette (vin-yet) I feel all fancy and French like. When I try to make a vignette I feel all 12-years-old and dumb. And that’s when I head to Pinterest. decorpad Look at vignettes with a discerning eye (or two if you have them) here are my tips […]

Embellished Ottoman

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Remember the cubes I found at Walmart a few months ago? I updated one as soon as I took this photo but had to hold the post until today because ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape wanted to sponsor it. I think I have a roll of Blue Painter’s tape in every room of our house so this […]

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