Inspiration from Farmhouse Style:
10 Things I Love

I love a pretty farmhouse. I am drawn to just about any style that draws you in and says "welcome home." Farmhouse, cottage, coastal -- they are all my favorites right now.  I need a coastal farmhouse cottage. Here are 10 things that I'm loving … ** Read more **

Establishing a Purpose
& Focal Point for Your Room

Do you ever feel confused about why your room is just not working? Do you have trouble knowing where to start with a room makeover? After THIS POST I decided I better answer the reader question, "What EXACTLY do you do first in a room, after you do … ** Read more **

Sweet Dreams: Creating a Bedroom You’ll Love

four poster bed

House Beautiful When was the last time you really updated your master bedroom? I've been thinking about that question lately for myself. House Beautiful  Even though we just barely moved in to our house, I have had the same bedding for maybe ten … ** Read more **

Winter Home Tip:
Utilize Transition Pieces


Transitioning our home decor after Christmas but before spring is a delicate balance. I like nuances and subtle transitions in decorating. That is how the seasons really are, at least where I am from. It isn't winter one day and summer the next, … ** Read more **

Winter Home Tip: Gather Up Some Good Design Books {and a giveaway}


Winter is the perfect season to snuggle up with a good book. And along with mysteries and novels, you can enjoy many winter hours looking at some great design books to inspire your next home project! I learn so much from looking at beautiful books … ** Read more **

Winter Home Tip: Warm Things Up
With Bits of Natural Texture

Is your home feeling a little {gasp} naked after the holidays? I always think things look a little barren after we put away our Christmas decorations.  It feels good to have a cleaner look, but it still seems like something is missing without the … ** Read more **