Jose had already climbed under our fluffy white duvet and fallen half asleep, when I joined him. Instead of slipping under the covers, I shuffled across the top and scooted up next to him with my feet tucked under my bottom and started bouncing up and down. In a half-hearted attempt to acknowledge me, he […]
I’ve struggled my entire life with doing chores. I procrastinate, I protest, I ultimately find something else to do with my time. My husband is no better. So, our house isn’t the cleanest. Thankfully, we are generally neat and organized, so it doesn’t look like a complete disaster.
I had grand delusions of how clean […]
Many people see the word decorating and think, “I’m not a decorator. This isn’t for me.”
But you are a decorator (you just might not know it yet).
I created School of Decorating to help you find your inner decorator. You can learn how […]
Earlier this week I shared Bonnie’s living room transformation. But you don’t need to do big projects to make a big impact in your home. Today’s case study shows that the little things are just as important.
I’ve known Petra for over a year now. She […]
I’ve got three things for you today:
Why decorating shakes your confidence What I do instead And an invite to something awesome at the end.
One of my students recently described her old decorating process as “flitting from room to room, but it just wasn’t “fitting together” somehow.” Another said she used to feel […]
Flowers are intimidating. First, there’s the cost…like serious sticker shock at the floral shop. Then, you spy the much less expensive flowers from the grocery store. You bring them home and plop them in a vase. They look nothing like the beautiful arrangements from the florist and they never seem to last longer than a […]
I admitted recently that I have a hidden clutter problem. Ruth’s book helped me come out of denial and start taking steps toward conquering my clutter.
So I was super excited to sit down […]
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I believe your home should be a reflection of you. My home style is DIY Modern…handmade, simple, and fun, just like me!
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