Go ahead. Paint outside the lines.

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Make people wonder about you. It makes life more fun. I knew I liked Homes & Gardens magazine. They appreciate and celebrate the creative style of people who paint like I do. "Yeah, I meant to do that!" That is what I tell people who … ** Read more **

Nate Berkus: Favorite Neutral Paint {Lowe’s & Valspar Event & $250 Giveaway!}


Designer Nate Berkus! Yes, it is true. As some of you might have picked up by now, I spent an evening this week hanging out with interior decorating celebrity Nate Berkus. SHUT THE FRONT DOOR. Hate me. We painted furniture side by side. We hung out … ** Read more **

A Perfect Butler’s Pantry

butlers pantry with blue ceiling

House Beautiful   Gasp. Isn't that blue painted ceiling amazing? I think all mothers could use a butler's pantry like this! At least I could. Simply gorgeous all the way around. Happy Mother's Day to you all! … ** Read more **

I {heart} Sarah’s Summer House

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Sarah's Summer House - Sarah Richardson HGTV   Sarah's Summer House Beach Cottage Decorating YAHOO! I am so excited and I couldn't wait to tell you the news. You all know I LOVE Sarah's House so I am beyond happy to hear that Sarah's Summer … ** Read more **

Never Paint a Piano Yellow

yellow piano

Yellow piano from Bake @ 350, yes, she must be a wild woman. Yellow Piano Never paint a piano yellow, "they" would probably say. Unless you are a wild woman. Painting a piano yellow means living life on the edge. It is dangerous. … ** Read more **

Yellow. Again.


House Beautiful I'm in a yellow mood.   Again. Maybe because it was dark and rainy and the clouds were closing in. I guess I needed a little spot of sun. You might live where the sun always shines, so indulge me while I soak in some … ** Read more **