Bright Sun-shiny Day

anthropologie tea towel

What is it lately with me being drawn to bright sunny rooms, bouquets and new snazzy cotton hand towels? Sun deprivation? I feel some spring fluffing coming on. I can't take it anymore. Get your Spring Fluffing posts ready! Next Monday, … ** Read more **

5 Lovely Ideas for Adding Ambience
& Cheer to Your Life

1. Give yourself a bouquet. It is cheaper than therapy (and definitely less than a new sofa).   2. Paint the back of a shelf a cheery new color! You'll be happy every time you see it! 3. Add some lively fabric or wallpaper to a … ** Read more **

Decorating with Yellow
& Recovering from Magazine Cover-itis

HGTV Country Living House Beautiful House Beautiful Southern Living Martha Stewart Martha Stewart I've been in my new house now about six weeks. And I'll admit, I'm already getting a wee bit tired of the ol' builder's beige walls. … ** Read more **

Quick Room Makeover

While we talked earlier this week about creating ambience through adding affordable architectural detail, did you know you can also create an inviting environment simply by the way you arrange your furniture? That means you don't have to spend a … ** Read more **

How to Add Affordable Architectural Personality to Your Kitchen

how to remodel a kitchen with character on a budget

Update and add charm to a kitchen on a budget   A re you ready to update your kitchen? Do you want to add charm and personality but aren't sure where to start? Creating ambience is the key to having a truly beautiful home. You know … ** Read more **

When Life & Blog Collide:
Your Life Purpose & Measuring Success


I have been enjoying all the Blissdom posts around the internet...all the recaps of the fun, friends and learning that went on over the weekend.  I have been recovering all week -- something about traveling across time zones, the stress of having to … ** Read more **