My Nursery Mood Board

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No, don't start the rumors! I'm not having a baby, but I do love designing baby rooms. Did you see the post I did on My Colortopia about my own son's nursery and color scheme which was inspired by The Hobbit? My latest nursery mood board project … ** Read more **

{Summer House} Garden Sheds & Backyard Retreats!

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via House to Home I love a cute, romantic or otherwise charming garden shed that could easily be used as a little summer house (a garden structure used for relaxation in warm weather) in the backyard! I'm not sure why I love them so much, but I … ** Read more **

How to Make Your House Smell Like Anthropologie

Anthropologie Candles

I wanted my house to smell like Anthropologie. I know. I sound obsessed. I'm OK with that. I want to LOVE being in my home as much as I love being in an Anthropologie store. And a lot of that experience is how delicious it smells in … ** Read more **

Making the Best Use of My Space {Plus a New Project: Goodbye Living Room, Hello Practical Space}

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So, I know I'm not supposed to start a new project until I finish the ones I've started. Clearly, I'm a rebel and probably a glutton for punishment. But, I am almost done with my office (just have to hang the blinds and the two reading lights and … ** Read more **

Fresh & Unique Kitchen Ideas

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Traditional Home - kitchen with cheerful blue chairs and charming oversized light Kitchens with Charm and Personality! If your kitchen makes you yawn, maybe there is something you could do to give it a little more of a WOW factor! How about a … ** Read more **

Dare to be Different {Mix & Match to Be Unique}

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Decorating the Anthropologie Way This quilt made my mouth drop to the floor. Fabulously unique and fresh and wonderful. And those pillows? I'm in love. Even the simple iron bed itself gave me a new appreciation for my own classic iron bed, … ** Read more **