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}

painting stripes

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 **

Our New House Entryway: Adding Old World Character {The Faux Fireplace Mantel Dilemma}

faux mantel

Adding Old World Character to a New House So, most of you might know we moved to this brand new Craftsman style house in Washington three years ago (MY how time flies) from a charming old English Tudor in Portland Oregon. The reason we bought a new … ** Read more **

What to Hang on a Wall {Life’s Little Dilemmas}

baskets to decorate walls

Sometimes I ponder the deep questions of life, like what should I put on my wall? A few weeks ago I was trying to figure out what to do with a relatively small space between my front door and living room windows. It had an awkward placement of … ** Read more **

2011 Projects & Life Round Up: The Inspired Room

dining room makeover

So, 2011 is coming to a close. Since it is tradition to recap the year, I'll share a few of the highlights and projects of the past 12 months! January In January, I took you on a little tour of my SWINE colored walls around the house. As I look at … ** Read more **

Inspiration: 12 Creative Rooms for Organization

creative office organzation

Getting Organized Thought you might enjoy a little round up of some creative spaces for organization. {Yes, I can read your mind.} A few of them I've shared before and some are new ones I just came across. I thought you might like them … ** Read more **