Shades of Jade – Color Inspiration

This color inspiration is all about the shades of green in this gorgeous photo which reminds me of all the fabulous jade carvings I saw on a trip to China. Color codes (from top to bottom): #d5f3e7, #a6cfad, #3eb686, #01965e, #007a3d

Design Tip – How To Keep Taper Candles Straight

Your table is set for guests and at the last moment as you try to add the taper candles to your lovely new candlesticks they flop drunkenly over. No matter how many times you stubbornly set them upright they just refuse to stay. Agrr! Now instead of your tablescape looking magazine ready, it looks like ...

Design Tip – Minimize Clutter

Let's be real for a minute, there's a seven letter word that is just as naughty as your favorite curse word. That word is CLUTTER! Nothing makes your home or closet look messier than being overly stuffed with clutter. So here's how to strike it from your home and your vocabulary: To minimize clutter, as you ...

New Years Free Printables

It's almost New Years Eve and I am so excited to ring in the new year with my family and closest friends. This year we're spending New Year's at our friends cabin with our husbands and kids. There will be plenty of snow, fun and chaos and I can guarantee by the time we get ...

Happy 4th!

We hope you all have a Happy 4th of July!  Stay safe and enjoy those fireworks!  Here's a little Red, White and Blue inspiration for the day...   Martha Stewart   The Idea Room - 4th of July Banner   Pottery Barn   Farm House 38   Home and Garden Ideas   Pinterest    

At-Home Style with Nate Berkus

Interior Designer and former television host of the "The Nate Berkus Show", Nate Berkus has created quite a stir among the design community.  With multiple appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show, a new book (The Things That Matter), and a new product line launched at Target, this talented and inspiring designer has a lot to ...

Love is All Around Us

Happy Valentine's Day!  Love is certainly in the air...and it's all around us.  You can find little glimpses of affection in the most unexpected places and it reminds us how fortunate we are to experience the love of family, friends and that special someone.  Hope you day is filled with faith, hope and above all...love.   ...

From Rags to Reupholstery Riches

Do you have upholstery pieces that have seen better days?  Perhaps you have a chair or sofa with fabric that just doesn't suit your taste or has run it's trendy course.  Then there are the inherited pieces that usually need a little TLC before they step foot into your home.  Thankfully, reupholstery is magic for ...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all!  I hope you have a wonderful day with friends and family.  To celebrate the love and joy this Season, I've collected some cute, romantic, and just down right funny photos to enjoy   Sweet Occasion   Next Tot   Indulgy   Cindy Emerson Photography   Chic and Cheap Nursery   The BMC Report   A Little Glass Box   ...