Natural Elements for Fall Decorating

photo: Country Living I think incorporating the simple beauty of natural elements is one of the easiest and most attractive ways to include any season into your decor. There are so many lovely things in nature! And because I like being subtle in my … ** Read more **

Get Inspired for Fall!
Fall Nesting 2009!


Pottery Barn My house is a bit of a mess right now. I feel disorganized. Un-domestic. Flustered. So not like Martha. I am stuck somewhere between summer and back to school. But I am DETERMINED to get my FALL INSPIRATION going. I may not have freshly … ** Read more **

Fall Nesting Week Returns!

It is nearly that time again! Oh, yes...Fall Nesting Week is coming NEXT WEEK, Sept. 2! What is Fall Nesting Week, you ask? Well if you missed it last year, you can get a ton of ideas of what it was like right here in our 2008 edition. Don't worry, … ** Read more **

More Creative Ideas for Shutters

If you are looking for ways to establish a breezy beachy look for your home, shutters are a perfect solution! We talked about shutter ideas recently in this shutter post, but I wanted to share two more more with you today. You can see both of the … ** Read more **

The Beauty of an Antique
& A Very Rare Giveaway

vintage grain sacks I love antiques. Whether it is a charming old house, a vintage accessory or a well-crafted piece of furniture, I adore things of quality and age. That is not to say I want a dowdy, out of style old lady house -- I love mixing … ** Read more **

I {heart} Striped Rugs: Dash & Albert

I just realized I goofed and I was supposed to post my Beautiful Life Friday post! Instead, I was posting about boys rooms and dogs. Ahhh! I thought tomorrow was Thursday! Gasp, I've lost a day! I'm all mixed up. Deep breath. Ok. I'm straightened out … ** Read more **