Category Archives: Decorating

Oversized Outdoor Wreaths

Everyone has a favorite house, right?  A house you like to drive by because you love the outside so much you can only imagine how amazing the inside must be?  For years, my “favorite house” was a beautiful French Colonial … Continue reading

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Big Girl Room

There’s something about designing a little girl’s room that just makes you happy.  It’s like reliving all the pink and sparkly glory days of your childhood, but getting to put your own grown-up spin on it because they are too … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Entry

Is this a beautiful entry or what? And functional, too.  Think about all the stuff you could stash in those trunks! In my house it would be toys, purses, teeny shoes, and probably the go-to place to throw everything that’s … Continue reading

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Easy Artwork

Earlier this year I showed an old stone farmhouse in Ambler to a client, and it was the best designed and staged home I’d ever toured in my life.  Honestly. The owner was a designer, so I can’t say I’m … Continue reading

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Pretty House of the Week

I found a year-old issue of House Beautiful at the shore a few weeks ago and was ogling over this waterfront home in Rhode Island. This wallpaper is so, so good: And this gallery wall?  Perfection. Red, white, and blue … Continue reading

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Exposed Beams

Exposed beams are a design feature I’ve always loved.  In most instances, I see raw wood beams over a white ceiling, like so: Then I came across this image from Lonny: Doesn’t it look amazing to see white beams on … Continue reading

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Holidays and Doorways

Hope you’re doing something fun (maybe nautical?) to celebrate summer’s unofficial kickoff this Memorial Day weekend! Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite blue front doors if you’re looking for an easy project to do with all that extra … Continue reading

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Pretty Light Fixtures

One of the things on my to-do list is install a pretty flush mount in my daughter’s room.  I didn’t find out the baby’s gender when I was pregnant,   so her room was mostly white everything with light gray walls … Continue reading

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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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