I am a color lover! As my design style develops I find myself more and more drawn to using bold color in fun ways throughout my home. There is one color in particular I have been using for the last 9 years. So much so, my younger brother often teases me about it. If he [...]
As much as I love my white and mercury glass Christmas tree, I was starting to crave a dash of color. I have seen this pin floating around for a while on how to paint the inside of glass ornaments. It was the perfect project to add some sophisticated color to my Christmas [...]
I now have two rooms in my house with a teal and lime color scheme, but they each have a completely different feel. Different choices in the application of the colors lends a different feel to each room. The same colors are preppy and playful in the nursery, yet sophisticated and romantic in the dining [...]
Hi, I’m guest posting today over at Nikki’s Nacs about what I would buy if I had “2 bills 2 blow” ($200 to spend). Hop on over to Nikki’s to see these awesome accessories I am eyeing for our family room and get a sneak peek at our [...]
I want to show you a super easy way to decorate the edges of canvas art. I gave my family silhouette art a gilded edge effect with this method. I love how the canvases seem to pop off the wall. Plus, the edges are a great [...]
In between focusing on my dining room, I am taking an e-course called Blogging Your Way. The teachers are Holly from Decor8 and Leslie from A Creative Mint. The course has been fabulous so far! It is really opening my [...]
Choosing accent colors is fun! You really cant go wrong. I have no fear when choosing accent colors, because I know they will be used in small doses on a pillow or vase. It is easy to swap those items out if you get tired of the color.
I think accent colors need to work [...]
What to do with the Dining Room stumped me for a long time. Maybe it was because when we moved in we ony had a dining table and an armoire for the room. No chairs, no rug, no curtains, no art. A dining table does not a dining room make. So the room quickly became [...]
If you want to create good flow and cohesiveness in your home, a whole house color scheme is the way to go. It is not about having the same color throughout the house, but instead using colors throughout the house that coordinate with or complement each other. When you stand in [...]
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