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 **

Happy Memory Triggers


Better Homes & Gardens   E very summer when I was in high school two favorite of my ice creams were Daiquiri Ice or Chocolate Chip Mint. Not at the same time. Somehow when I saw this room, I was instantly transported back to those … ** Read more **

Your Home is a Collection of Stories

Bread Board Collection

House to Home A home tells many tales of life and love  ... Everyone's home tells a story, whether you mean it to or not! Let your home tell chapters of your story every chance you get -- collections and art will give your home heart and … ** Read more **

Using Dark Paint Colors to Add Contrast and Personality to Your Decor!

Homes & Gardens Staircase

Homes & Gardens via House to Home I love contrasts and touches of deep paint colors in decorating! I know many people are into monochromatic paint schemes, and using all light tones for a softer airier look. But I really love the dramatic effect … ** Read more **