Drift Store Desk Makeover and Small Home Office Decorating Ideas

  DIY Project: Chalk painting and decorating a small home office with drift-store finds. For more: www.princessval.com...more

Kitchen Designs: Trends and Styles

Cooking and Kitchen Designs are synonymous for me. Being able to make something stunning in a beautiful kitchen is an experience in itself. I love my kitchens - both at my home in Melbourne and at my beach house in Venus Bay - both are very different settings, one being simple contemporary and the other very French Provincial. Today I thought I would share some of my daydreaming...kitchens that are just simply house beautiful!!...more
Thanks for the comments lovelies...   I am a big renovator and refuse to pay anything full price ...more

Our New House: The Living Room

Yes, I’ve been promising pictures of our new house for a little more than a week now – so here’s your first look! It’s not one hundred percent pulled together yet (ahem, please excuse the wires sticking out of the entertainment center), but looks pretty good for a week of living here, no? Today: the living room and picture wall – one of my favorite things. And Lucy’s favorite hang out spot, hence the random dog toys…Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project...more

Spring 2012 Interior Decor Trends

With the warm weather just around the corner, many of us are in the mood to do some spring cleaning and jazz up our homes for warmer weather. Here are some interior decor trends that are hot for your home for spring 2012....more

Coffee Table Vignettes

I love coffee tables not only because they're functional but because they're a great way to show off your personal style in a high traffic space. It's the perfect place for books on your interests, candles, vases with seasonal blooms, and other decorative objects that show off your personality. It's also a great way to introduce color into your room. As I mentioned in my previous post, trays can be a great way to organize your odds and ends....more
Maybe I'm just happy to finally have a coffee table... for some reason that was last on my ...more

2012 Decorating Ideas: It's All about Blue & White

The word to describe blue and white color scheme--CLASSIC.  Blue and white made a huge reappearance about 4 years ago, and it's never really gone away.  Sure other color schemes have had increased popularity, but blue and white has since remained, coming back in a new, refreshing take year after year....more
I like the blue, white and gold country the most.  Also, the chair with the embroidery at the ...more

Inspiration Is Everywhere: Design*Sponge at Home

If you are a fan of the lovely blog  Design*Sponge by Brooklyn-based writer Grace Bonney, then you'll adore her decor book Design*Sponge at Home. My favorite things about this book: decor ideas fit for a "real" home, dozens of home tours give a glimpse inside the cozy chic homes of celebs and designers, plus step-by-step instructions for decor projects I have to try. Here are a few pages to inspire you....more
@Chris--MomathonBlog.com I also think it's key! i think it would be odd to walk into a modern ...more