Finding Creative Space for the Stuff We Need Every Day

Home Office in a Closet: Country Living It is great to have a well organized home. However, my home is often overrun by paperwork -- from my own stuff to kids school papers to bills. I haven't yet got all my "new house" systems and organization in … ** Read more **

Inspiring Finds: DIY slipcovers & other fun stuff


It was another inspiring week in blogland! As you might know by now, I add updated ideas from time to time on my Inspiring Finds page. Let's see what I bookmarked this week! Amy from My Pink Life has been my blogging friend for quite a long time … ** Read more **

Inspired Rooms: Add some fun & whimsy

whimsical white kitchen

Coastal Living I love to see a little fun and whimsy in a room. The artwork of the dog and even the big over-sized buttons on the whimsical slipcovers bring loads of personality to this kitchen! To have a home inspired by YOU, don't stop at just … ** Read more **

Outdoor Living Season Coming Soon!


House Beautiful I bet I'm not the only one who is ready to be done with the cold weather for awhile. Even way down South on Florida's lower Gulf Coast, where I live, this winter has been a rough one. Thankfully, we're almost through it and the … ** Read more **

I Have a Crush: Aqua Mason Jars

Country Living *** I have a long standing crush on mason jars. And now no ordinary mason jar will do. Meet my new love: aqua blue mason jars Be still my heart. We used clear mason jars at my daughter's wedding. You probably remember … ** Read more **

4 Decorating Lessons from Anthropologie

Decorating Lessons from Anthropologie on The Inspired Room

I love going into Anthropologie. Why? I just like the feel of it. Every item in the store isn't exactly my style, but that is OK. Somehow when I walk in, I am content and happy! I am inspired to walk slowly, ponder and stay awhile (OK, they have to … ** Read more **