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 **

Vacation & Keepsake Memory Jars

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My son loves collecting little keepsakes and treasures. Sometimes we go on leisurely treasure hunt walks through our neighborhood, hand in hand, to see what we can find. We pick up pine cones, bottle caps, pretty rocks and leaves. I love going on … ** 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 **

A Child’s Theme Room
That is Not Too Themey

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My good blogging friend Holly has been designing an adorable room for a little boy and she gave me permission to share it with you! She knows I love a theme that is not too themey. And this one is PERFECT! The theme here is dogs, but it would be … ** Read more **

Inspiration

When I was a girl, I spent a lot (ok, A LOT) of time creating inspiration boards from my mom's magazines and catalogs. I decorated my Barbie Dream House (aka a moving box) with shoeboxes covered in fabric for beds and sofas, pasted wallpaper remnants … ** Read more **

Children’s Bedrooms: Sharing Space

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Cottage Living (Roger Davies) Do your kids (or grandkids) share a bedroom either with a sibling or for sleepovers? One of my favorite memories is hearing my girls chattering about their day after I put them to bed in their shared room. I can still … ** Read more **