Creating Ambience: Under Cabinet Lighting

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BH&G One of the most significant and relatively inexpensive things you can do to enhance the feel of your kitchen is to use under cabinet lighting. The options for under cabinet lighting range from lighting strips you plug in to an outlet, to … ** Read more **

White Kitchens I Love {5 Take Away Tips}

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image: House Beautiful Kitchen Ideas Frustrated with looking at magazines for kitchen ideas because you don't know how to recreate the look on a budget? I think there is a lot to learn from glossy magazine photos!  Creating a beautiful room isn't … ** Read more **

DIY Desk & Reinventing Furniture

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Guest DIY post submitted by Christi @ Beachbrights This is where it all started...the birth of my desk. My darling husband made this for me (inspired by one from BH&G magazine  May 2005) and I painted it a distressed black. I needed a desk to … ** Read more **

Making a Chalkboard out of a Painting

Wish you had a chalkboard? You can make one from just about anything. Even someone else's art! Yes you can. Do you cringe a little at the thought of defacing someone's creative effort? Does it seem a bit reckless and dangerous and even … ** Read more **

Baby’s Room: Nesting

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One of my good and most supportive blogging friends from the beginning, Holly Mathis, just had a new baby boy. I fell in love with his nursery (and of course, fell in love with him when I saw his precious face!). Almost enough to consider having … ** Read more **

A Room with A View

T his room, bath and patio is where I will be spending a lot of time in the coming days! It is sure nice being able to look outside and see the sunshine! Beats looking at a hospital parking lot. You might recognize these as rooms from my old … ** Read more **