Simple Pleasures:
10 Little Ideas for Summer Bliss

Traditional Home I always enjoy making lists. I am not always the best at following through with things but if I have a list, at least I can clearly see where to start and how to finish. I don't know about you, but at our house summer flies … ** Read more **

Love: Striped Rugs in White Kitchens

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Images: This Old House I saw these three white kitchens with striped rugs at This Old House. Of course, my heart skipped a beat. Two of my favorite things: white kitchens & stripes. Heart. … ** Read more **

When it rains, it pours…so many projects!
Happy Fourth!

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Porch in progress At my house, when it rains it pours. And I'm not talking about all the depressing RAIN we are having in July (although I do live in Seattle and it is in fact raining). I'm talking about all the projects I've got going! The … ** Read more **

Inspired By: Funky Junk
& Other Beautiful Things

Funky Junk Interiors This week I'm inspired by women who bravely create a home that is beautiful to them. I do not care if someone's home is in style, out of style, magazine or photo worthy, old or new, farmhouse or English cottage, colorful … ** Read more **

Beach House: {Aw! A Beach House Dog}

Traditional Home I sn't that a sweet little pup? I kept seeing his picture on Traditional Home's website and couldn't resist showing him here. As you might remember (he makes appearances here now and then!), we too have a little Westie named … ** Read more **

A Northwest Beach Cottage::Tips on Reflecting Your Surroundings & Finding Your Own Style at Home

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Tour an Oregon Coast Beach House Today let's talk about how to do "beach cottage style" with a northwest flair! There are so many wonderful ways to decorate in "beach cottage style" While many elements might remain the same, the way it all comes … ** Read more **