Two Story Cottage

I have an affinity for catalogs  but my first loves are my college sweetheart, and the two little people that we call ours.  A designer wannabe, I lack expertise but am not afraid to think outside the box.  I’ve had a lot of practice as we are on residence number four in almost a decade of marriage.  We’ve climbed the property ladder one house at a time and have finally left cookie cutter behind.  Our new place is dream home material so we are hoping to put down roots.

Dining Room Combo Part Two

Dear Friends, My dining room is like two halves of a best friend necklace. ...more

Half of a Dining Room

Dear Friends, Last week I showed you our updated china cabinet but kept most of the dining room under wraps. ...more

Breakfast Space Beginnings

Dear Friends, The breakfast space is in progress and I’ve got some things to consider. ...more

China Cabinet Project + Dining Room Lighting

Dear Friends, I’m not going to be hanging any wallpaper on the ceiling in this house for now, but I still wanted to have some fun with my favorite decorating tool. The china cabinet is front and center in the dining room so I decided it deserved a wallpaper update. It also acts as a divider between the two sides or our dining space combination ....more

Talking Bathroom Mirror Options

Dear Friends, My hair grew to hippie length this summer. ...more

School Daze + Chalk Art

Dear Friends, It’s that time again. ...more

Family Room Beginnings

Dear Friends, I want to introduce you to part of the family room but first we have to start in the dining room. ...more

City House: Lacey’s Room

Dear Friends, I wanted to start the week off with a bang! ...more

Beach House Cottage Part II

Dear Friends, Here it is Thursday and I’m still daydreaming about last week’s beach vacation. ...more

Beach House Cottage Part I

Dear Friends, Last week was beach week for us. ...more