My New {Re-Invented} Summery Dining Room Curtains


{please look away from the band of swine paint that still circles our ceiling ..} Magazine Inspiration Pic for one of my kitchens in the 1990's. Once upon a time (back in the 1900's, before some of you were born), I fell in love with a … ** Read more **

How to Decorate {Using Accessories You Already Have}

The Inspired Room How to Decorate

How to Decorate {with Accessories} I'm a use what I have to decorate kind of girl. I've had some of the same furniture and accessories for years. Every now and then I give things a little update or add something new to the mix of what I already … ** Read more **

Inspiration: 10 Lovely Window Seats


House Beautiful Window Seats Winter, spring, summer, or fall .... how could you not love a window seat? They are perfect in every season. Sarah Richardson, Sarah's House Dining room window seats! House to Home Double window seats! House … ** Read more **

Summer Decorating {a.k.a. I’m Easily Distracted by Pretty File Boxes and Shiny Things}


Sometimes, the most unexpected things will inspire my desire to decorate. This time, it was my yellow file box. I'll explain that in a moment. I don't know about where you live, but summer doesn't really feel like it starts around here until say, … ** Read more **

Weekend Inspiration: Easy DIYs & Fun Room Tours

yellow painted lamp makeover

Simple Weekend Decorating Projects If you are looking for an easy DIY this weekend, how about this paint marker makeover of a thrift store lamp? {via Kiki Creates} Maybe you have an old lamp in your garage that needs a little facelift! Or … ** Read more **

Inspiration: Summery Kitchen Shelves.

Open Shelves Colorful Dishes BHG

White open shelves with summery blue dishes, lemons, and fresh flowers? Love. GORGEOUS! SIGH. That is all. Want open shelves but are afraid to commit? Check out my take on open shelves! I found this lovely photo the new BH&G website! … ** Read more **