Category Archives: Decorating

Furniture Jackpot at Target

Have you SEEN what Target is selling in their home department lately? These ottomans look so expensive and would be amazing as a seating pair in a living room or at the foot of a bed. This sofa!  For $329! … Continue reading

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Kitchen Backsplash – Fabric as Tile Alternative

Did you see House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Month in the March issue? Check it out! Apart from that killer, furniture-inspired island (hello, perfect shade of gray) what I really love is the backsplash. The mag says the designers mounted a piece of … Continue reading

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DIY Wall Map

Back in November I posted about my Easy DIY Bench. So many people asked about the map on Facebook, that I promised I’d do a tutorial.  It took four months to finally post, but here you go… I’ve always loved the look … Continue reading

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Trend Alert – Painted Trim

I’ve been seeing a TON of gorgeous rooms with painted trim and woodwork lately.  House Beautiful has an article in the February issue showcasing a Tudor in Rye, NY that is to-die-for. What jumped out at me (even more than … Continue reading

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Color of the Year – 2014

Did you hear Pantone’s announcement?  2014′s Color of the Year is Radiant Orchid. I was all ho-hum about it until I found these orchid-esque rooms on Pinterest: I had a seller once with purple wall-to-wall carpet and a floral wallpaper in … Continue reading

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Makeover Your Entry

Back in January, I posted about taking the doors off our entry closet and converting it into a mudroom/mudwall.  Everyone’s comments on Facebook were so helpful, but I still kept going back and forth about it for months. Ultimately, I … Continue reading

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Kitchen Renovation Inspiration

I got a fun email on Saturday from a friend asking for kitchen renovation ideas. She’s planning to gut her existing kitchen, but says it’s not her forever house, so she wants to make sure she does a renovation that’s appealing to … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall How-to

Remember when I told you this spring that I was having a major purging and organizing moment?  Last week it went into overdrive. Besides tackling the mess that was our guest room (it somehow morphed from the prettiest room in the house to … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Storage

Lately I have an overwhelming need to purge the junk and organize my whole house, top to bottom.  Feels like the end-of-pregnancy nesting gene gone into overdrive.  Is it the Spring air?  (Anyone else just want to get rid of everything!?) … Continue reading

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Nursery Design

Have you guys seen the pictures of Molly Sims’ nursery?  Amazing. I love that she was having a boy, but managed to make the room so pretty, without being girly.  Makes me want to redo Sophie’s whole room!  She used the … Continue reading

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