Category Archives: Cool Stuff

DIY necklace…(huh?)

From the completely-unrelated-to-anything-in-real-estate files… My husband has two grandmothers who I love like they are my own.  My grandparents passed away a long time ago, so I adore having them in my      life and love calling them Grandmom and GMom. Two … 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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Trend Alert – Painted Hardwood Floor Tiles

You guys know about FLOR, right?  (the modular, patterned carpet squares) Well, this is like FLOR and your hardwood floors got married and had the chicest little babies you’ve ever seen. Mirth Studio, based in Charleston, SC, is the genius … Continue reading

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A Rustic Bridal Shower

A little outside the norm from my usual posts, but I writing today to share details from my sister’s bridal shower over the weekend!  I used a ton of local businesses that I love so much and thought you would, too, if you’re looking … 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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Shop Small!

It’s Small Business Saturday! Get out there and support your local small businesses, including (and especially!) my friends who own my favorite shops. Like Hatch in Ambler for the best baby and kid clothes, toys, nursery gear, and gifts, where … 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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Before & After wow

I’ve shared my love of before and afters over the years, but this one might be an all-time favorite.  Came across it on Pinterest and couldn’t believe my eyes! Makes you want to think twice about looking at a ho-hum house … Continue reading

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Gift Giving

Gentlemen: need a gift for the sun-worshipping mom in your life?  Snag one of these too funny beach towels. Who wouldn’t smile every time she uses it?  (Get it here.)

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