Encouraging Words


We all do it.  You know, save those cards, notes and little kind words that people have given us over the years?  Here’s a some of my personal stash and I admit, I’m not that much of a sentimental person.   Join me at (in)courage today and you can see a little of my encouragement stash~do […]

[Continue reading...]

Best Yard Sale Finds EVER

best yard sale finds EVER

Last week we talked about how yard sales are a great way to add beauty and purpose to your home without spending a bunch of cash or going into debt.  I love to see what other people have found at yard sales, even though at times I get pretty jealous of an amazing deal.  I’m […]

[Continue reading...]

From Every Room

Picture 1

By now you’ve probably seen these stunning photos of the spaces created for the Gill family  by Traditional Home and Ballard Designs. This room was an empty room with a few chairs and some instruments.  But the family “wanted a “salon” – a room to sit around and enjoy each others’ conversation, listen to music […]

[Continue reading...]


Picture 3

update: the becoming conference sold out within the first few days~thank you so much for the wonderful response!  I’ll see you in August! If you are free August 12 & 13 I’d love for you to join me in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains outside of Asheville, NC at Ridgecrest Conference Center for a fun […]

[Continue reading...]

Winners of The Royal Design Studio Stencil Giveaway


Wendy K and Andrea Skeens each won a $50 Gift Certificate~look for an email from Lauren at RDS early next week.  If you are wondering which Wendy K won, I’ll attach a little screen shot of the winner’s comments.  And you can still use the code NEST10 for 10% off.

[Continue reading...]

Decorating With Stumps When You are Stumped

stump tables

I have this weird angled wall in our foyer/entryway area that you see right when you walk in the front door.  I knew I wanted something tall, thin, unexpected and inexpensive.  And it sat empty for a long time until I saw these two fat stumps with the bark already removed at Angela’s house.  I […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...[Continue reading...]