Category Archives: Decorate

My Christmas Home Tour 2016

Christmas wreath swag with pine, large sugar pine cones and fresh juniper berries.

Welcome to day 4 of the 12 Days of Holiday Blogger Home Tour! I’m excited to be sharing my Christmas home decor today along with Jen at Stylehouse Interiors and Kelly Elko.  A big thank you to Lynch Creek Farm … Continue reading

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Our Guest Bathroom Remodel Plan and Progress

Guest Bathroom Remodel Design Board and Plan

 I mentioned last week that we were in the process of doing a total guest bathroom remodel project. If you missed that post and my “dream bathroom” inspiration board, you can find it here. Today, I wanted to share our final … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Easy DIY Christmas Décor Projects

Olive Branch With Gold Bells

Last week, Cyndy shared her tricks from her department store visual design days for how store designers create magical Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces. If you missed that post, you can find it here. By the way, her ribbon trick … Continue reading

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25 Creative Built-In Bars and Bar Carts

Converted Closet Bar

It’s the season for festive holiday parties, and having a well-appointed bar might be a key part of your get-togethers. Your bar can take many forms, from a dedicated built-in area, to a converted closet-turned-bar, to a standalone bar cabinet. … Continue reading

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Use these Creative Christmas Decorating Tricks this Year

Christmas tree decorating tricks

      As you begin to think about Christmas decorating this year, I wanted to share some easy and creative Christmas decorating tricks that we used over the years when I was a department store visual designer and merchandiser. … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Gee Gee Collins

Artist Spotlight: Gee Gee Collins

  It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight! We’re thrilled to be featuring the talented Gee Gee Collins.   via Gee Gee Collins   Gee Gee’s painting is featured on our free printable artist collaboration calendar that we shared back in … Continue reading

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2017 Colors of the Year

2017 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year

It’s that time of the year when all of us paint geeks get giddy in anticipation, waiting for all of the paint companies to release their official “Colors of the Year.  The 2017  colors of the year have now all … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Fall Decorating Ideas

Pumpkin Grapevine Basket

I have been watching the leaves fall from the backyard trees and silently celebrating the changing of the season. This time of year, with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures abundant at the farmers’ market, grocery store, … Continue reading

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Moody Monday: Layering Shades of Celadon

Layering Transitional Colors. Moody Monday

Hope you guys had a great weekend!  I have had a color on my mind now for several weeks, so I thought I would do another Moody Monday to highlight this versatile color.  I also want to share with you … Continue reading

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Faux Cement Paint Technique and Recipe

Faux cement paint treatment and recipe. Great for revamping accessories.

For several years now, I have been doing this faux cement paint technique with a super easy recipe that I came up with that has been a great way for me to change the look of old accessories and decor.  It’s … Continue reading

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