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!


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 **