Fireplace Makeover {Before & After}

fall mantel decorating

Other than painting it all with a fresh coat of paint, my fireplace makeover is FINISHED! I'm THRILLED, okay more like GIDDY!, with how it turned out!  I may or may not stare at it several times a day, pinching myself. Our fireplace before was … ** Read more **

Christmas Inspiration Gallery

christmas idea gallery the inspired room

Christmas Decorating Ideas Just popping in to let you know I've created a special page for the Christmas gallery of decorating ideas I've posted over the years, so everything is easier to locate and use!  I've added lots of post links to Christmas … ** Read more **

My Woodland Christmas Tree Reveal


Woodland Christmas Tree Other than the fact that we had the absolute gloomiest day of the year and 5 inches of rain the day I was taking pictures, our little Woodland Tree made even the darkest day a little warmer and brighter. And isn't that … ** Read more **

3 Looks {Room Inspiration Boards with Red Letter Words art!}


Awhile back on The Inspired Room, we put together three inspiration boards in a post called Three Looks, all revolving around various items you could put together in a room to create three different reading corners starting with one wing back chair. … ** Read more **

{inspiration} Animal Christmas Ornaments

animal ornaments christmas 2012

Animal Christmas Ornaments felt ornaments via Terrain, bottle brush animals and owl via West Elm It is not a secret around here. Our family loves funny animals. We always have. I used to read Frog & Toad Are Friends to my kids and we'd laugh … ** Read more **

Planning our Themed Dream Christmas Tree!

Michaels Craft Themed Tree Challenge

You know how I'm always dreaming of Christmas decorating in every room in the house and having a few themed threes? Like with my jewelry tree from last year and the quirky silver spoon tree the year before? Well I am determined we are going to get … ** Read more **