Ready, set, GET ORGANIZED for summer parties!

eclectic porch furniture

BHG Do you enjoy summer entertaining? There have been times I really enjoyed having backyard parties, and some houses we've lived in where I seemed to like being outside more than others. But other than a few "firepit" parties and a couple of … ** Read more **

How to Make a Lamp {DIY Bottle Lamp}

how to make a lamp

How to Make a Lamp All the instructions for how to make a lamp are simplified at the end of this post if you want to skip to it, but I'll go through step by step first with more details. So, like I mentioned yesterday, I made a lamp. Never thought … ** Read more **

Thrift Store Finds {New Vignette in the Entry!}

summer decorating entry table

Thrift Store Finds For awhile I didn't want to bring too many new pieces in to my house, I was trying to weed out things I didn't want while fixing up our kitchen, adding the wood floors and painting to make our house feel more like "us." And I … ** Read more **

Decorating with Blue: Dining Room Inspiration

dining room with blue painted chairs

Decorating with Blue {Dining Room} 1. Shannon Gale for BHG 2. Home of Heather Nette King via The Design Files 3. Ikea Blog 4. Ann Rae's House from the February 2013 issue of BHG via Centsational Girl 5 & 6. Ashley Whittaker Design 7. The … ** Read more **

Coffee Table Styling with Emily Henderson

Coffee table styling

Thank you to One King's Lane for sponsoring today's post! I love love love puttering around the house. Mixing different accessories is so therapeutic --  you don't have to take it too seriously since it isn't something permanent! If you … ** Read more **

The Fat Hen {A Charming Cafe}

Restaurants in Seattle

The Fat Hen My girls and I have been enjoying brunch (coffee and Eggs Benedict!) at The Fat Hen, a charming little local cafe in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. I wish you could join us! It is DIVINE. The food, the coffee, and the … ** Read more **