Thrift Store Makeover: An Out-of-This-World Console Table

One night, right before closing, I decided to pop in a Goodwill. Dedicated thrifters believe that first thing in the morning and late at night are often the best picking times—and the theory held true on this night. In the back of the store was a long and low mid-century console bench … for a steal. I had long been on a quest for the perfect table to put behind my very low-backed Jonathan Adler sofa, and this piece really fit the bill. There was a table, a bench and a drawer. I knew that, with a little TLC, this table was just what my living room needed. ...more
Patricia's Room Thanks Patricia.  That is my favorite part of buying 'used' furniture.  I always ...more

A Front Porch I Actually Want to Use

With the arrival of spring, I’ve started thinking a bit more about our home’s curb appeal.When we first moved in, I decorated our front porch with a couple painted chairs. I actually found the chairs in our garage (left over from the last homeowners) and spray painted them yellow. They were okay for a while, until I decided that the yellow wasn’t doing it for me and I repainted them navy blue....more

8 Home Office Inspirations

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Before/After on the CHEAP: Bathrooms

Next up on our fun before/after list is our three bathrooms – one half-bath on the first floor and two full bathrooms upstairs. Three bathrooms sounds like kind of a lot, but our townhouse had four full bathrooms so having one less to clean really rocks my world....more

The Tally Tales: DIY Burlap Bow Tutorial

Note: You can find the original post for this tutorial at The Tally Tales.Today's DIY project will feature the following item…...more

Before/After on the CHEAP: Den & Laundry Room

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m planning to celebrate our 2 years of living in our home by comparing the 2012 version of each room with where we are now in 2014.If we’re going to start at the very beginning, it only makes sense to start with that first room that I painted… while 8 months pregnant....more

Home Decor Inspiration - French Elegance

Often regarded as one of the most romantic and feminine interior design styles, French elegance is a typ...more

Home Goods Happy! Future Furniture Inspiration

Hey Ya'll, Can you believe that 2013 is almost over? I am still in shock that it went by so quickly. The years seem to just fly by now. My 10 year high school reunion is around the corner too! Eeek! I feel like this time flies concept is becoming the "norm." I was realizing this today as I was shopping around on this super creative commercial I am working on. ...more

A 360 of my REAL House - A Photo Challenge

Well hello there. It's been a while. How were your holidays? And happy new year! I keep wanting to pop in and share things with you, but I just can't seem to get things together. There's either stuff everywhere, or it's too dark for photos. Or there's stuff everywhere AND it's too dark for photos (4:30 sunset, you can not go away soon enough!)....more
Ha ha!! I had that thought also!!!more
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