Ideas for Simple Holiday Parties


I am having an informal and simple holiday party Saturday morning. I've invited the ladies from my new church over to my house so we can get in the festive holiday spirit -- and we are doing it on a budget! I asked each of them to bring a 4 x 5 card … ** Read more **

A Beautiful Winter House

I was drooling over this Sun Valley home inspired by a barn (these images featured on House Beautiful). Then when I saw this mudroom, I was in love. I so enjoy finding houses that are unique and reflect a family's personality and life. I adore the … ** Read more **

Fall Nesting Tips: #18


Country Living: Keller + Keller Fall Nesting Tips: #18 Small Changes Elevate daily tasks into beautiful moments of the day. You know, we all have laundry. We all have to do paperwork. We have to shower and get ourselves presentable for the day. … ** Read more **

Repurposing cabinet doors

So, remember last week when I took my kitchen cabinet doors off? They're BAAAACK, all repurposed! Yep, my former kitchen cabinet doors are now hiding that big ugly hole above the fireplace (we don't like to look up so high to watch TV so we put ours … ** Read more **

Live dangerously.
Surround yourself with beauty.

white kitchen heather bullard

I have shown you this vision of loveliness before. It is my friend Heather Bullard's remodeled kitchen. I show it to you again today because it is almost exactly like mine. Except, mine is not white. Or pretty. Not yet anyways. It is the layout that … ** Read more **

How to have open shelving in your kitchen (without daily staging)

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Coastal Living If you would like open shelving for everyday dishes or pantry items in your kitchen, but are afraid you'll spend the better part of everyday fussing with staging your shelves, I have good news for you. You do not need to stage your … ** Read more **