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 […]
Is one of your biggest DIY fears putting a nail hole in the wall? It’s such a tiny thing, but it feels so permanent. If you want to move things around later, you have to patch any holes you made. I think this fear of nail holes is conditioned into us when we are renters. […]
Walls need variety.
Frame after frame is repetitive. Read: boring.
Hanging wall decor is one of my favorite home projects. The right piece or arrangement can instantly perk up any room. Wall decor is also one of the few DIY projects I still love. (See links to some of my favorites below the video.)
Happy New Year!
Are you ready to hit the reset button in your home? Get a fresh start? Maybe a new perspective?
I know I am.
When the New Year rolls around I tend to do a lot of reflection on our home and how well it is serving us and making us feel. My […]
This was not our Christmas card. We already mailed cards before this little painting came about. But I wish we had used this, because it’s cute and it reminds me of a special moment with my boys.
We’re currently taking the longest holiday break ever. It wasn’t planned but […]
I am posting, unusually, on a Friday, because this is timely. First of all, I am going to go out on a limb and guess that 98% of you still aren’t done with your holiday shopping (I am right there with you) and would love some more ideas. Second, this is only available for this […]
Because I never went to design school, I am certain I missed a very important class on what not to say about design. But I don’t care. After decorating three homes of my own and helping hundreds with their rooms and decorating styles, I am comfortable saying things like this:
“I don’t believe in trends.” […]
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