Fireplace Mantel: The Inspiration Pic!

fireplace mantel

Inspiration image: Skonahem via Brown Button A couple of weeks ago I showed you my faux fireplace mantel and the dilemma I was trying to solve. The situation was I wanted to use a mantel surround in my entry (even though there was no real fireplace … ** Read more **

Mood Swings: Dignified with a Riot of Color

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 Country Living Creating a Mood with Color and Pattern So my daughters and I were talking about the color red (my daughter Kylee has red pants which I would totally wear if I could pull them off and my youngest daughter Courtney just did a post … ** Read more **

When Good Enough is Good Enough for Now {Command Center for Organization}

Real LIfe Projects

Truth. So my life has been kinda busy for the past few years. Not only did we move to another state to start a creative church from scratch, but this weekend we are launching a concert house. Yawn. Not much goes on around our house. Yeah. So. … ** Read more **

Home Dreams for 2012

This year I'm not in the mood to make house goals. There. I said it. Boom. I'm not being a scrooge. And I'm not anti-goals, I'm just feeling more like I want to be more spontaneous with projects. I think when it comes to my house and my … ** Read more **

How to Hang Pictures: How about a Picture Rail?

Picture Rails via BHG

photo via BH&G Picture Molding I love finding creative ways to hang pictures. We always had those picture rails and hooks in our old houses, which made it much easier to hang art without messing up our plaster walls. But when I saw this … ** Read more **

How to Paint Stripes {The Secret to Crisp Stripes}

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how to paint stripes Well, hello! I thought it was high time I finally do a little post on my striped wall. I know you all have seen it numerous times over the past few weeks, but due the holidays and all I didn't actually show it off in a proper … ** Read more **



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