Outdoor Wingbacks for the Front Porch!

Outdoor Space Decorating Ideas - The Front Porch

GREETINGS! Last week I added some flowers to refresh my front porch and they make me so happy! The smell of that orange bush is so amazing I wish you could scratch and sniff to enjoy it with me! Over the weekend I got inspired to finish the rest of … ** Read more **

Refresh the Front Porch with Spring Flowers

Spring Gardening Front Porch

 Spring Flowers for the Front Porch This Saturday I’m hosting a garden party at the Home Depot! If you are in the Seattle area, I hope you'll come by and say hi! I'll be there along with Chef Amy Pennington and Garden Expert Teena Spindler and … ** Read more **

Spring Refresh {Spring Fling}

Spring Refresh

I hope you all had a great weekend! We were busy helping my daughter move and we took Bella (the new pup) over to her so she can start her new life there. It was a lot of work having a puppy again for the past few weeks, but I actually was really sad … ** Read more **

Creating Visual Flow in Decorating Your Home {Part 2}

DIY Map Wallpaper

Does your house have a sense of 'visual flow'? We've talked before about creating visual flow with paint colors, but there is more to consider when you want to create a room that not only looks beautiful but feels cohesive as a whole. If you want … ** Read more **

The Not So Big House {Organization in the Family Room}

Restoration Hardware Cabinet and Gallery Wall

My goals this year are to make every room in our house work better for us. I have always loved the idea of "the not so big house" (based on the books by Sarah Susanka) which is about not building a bigger McMansion style home for more space, … ** Read more **

It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect

It doesn't have to be perfect but this is ridiculous

April 2014 I know a house doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful. In fact, I think we embrace imperfection pretty well around our house. Actually, sometimes my life at home is just plain ol' ridiculous. But as my daughter pointed out the … ** Read more **