Author Archives: Cyndy

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Front Entry with Wreath.

Hello and welcome to our Christmas Home Tour and our annual 12 Days of Holiday Homes!    Thank you to our hosts 11 Magnolia Lane and Evolution of Style and this year’s  sponsor, Lynch Creek Farm!  This year, I’m sharing … Continue reading

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12 Days of Blogger Holiday Home Tours 2017

Christmas garland and wreath with large sugar pine cones and magnolia. Front Porch.

It’s time for our annual 12 Days of Blogger Holiday Home Tours 2017, which kicked off on Friday, December 1st! If you’re not familiar with our holiday tour, it’s a blogger Christmas home tour event organized and hosted by 11 … Continue reading

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How Modern Farmhouse Exteriors are Evolving

Modern famhouse two story home exterior with porch.

  Modern farmhouse exteriors have really come a long way and have evolved so much, especially in just the last 12-18 months.  When I was in Salt Lake City during the Parade of Homes Tour this last year, I was … Continue reading

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Quick Tricks: Christmas Decor Paint Projects

Christmas Decorated Tiered Cake Stand Painted White

I’m so excited about today’s post because I LOVE Christmas decor paint projects! Whether transforming old tired Christmas decor into something updated and fresh with paint, or getting creative with home accessories collecting dust in my junk closet for holiday … Continue reading

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Tips for Finding the Best Rugs Online

Tips for finding the best rugs online

I spend a lot of time researching and specifying the best rugs online for my clients and for my own home. It’s not easy knowing what to look for when you’re shopping for a rug online but there are some … Continue reading

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Decking the Halls: Sneak Peek

I’m getting a jump on our Christmas decorating early this year and I’m so excited to team up today with 14 amazing home bloggers and Kirkland’s to share our Christmas decor projects and tips with you.  At the end of … Continue reading

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Painted Shiplap Accent Walls in Rich Colors

Painted Shiplap Wall Color is Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal

When I went to Salt Lake City to tour the 2017 Parade of Homes this year, I noticed lots of beautiful home design/building trends that I have been so excited to share with you guys. One of the design elements … Continue reading

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Sherwin Williams Sea Salt: Color Spotlight

Sherwin Williams Sea Salt. Color Spotlight.

It’s been awhile since I have done a Color Spotlight and today I wanted to talk about one of the all-time most popular paint colors out there- Sherwin Williams Sea Salt.   I know most of you already know and love … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Favorite Things 2017 on Amazon

Oprah's Favorite Things 2017 List

  Yay!!!! It’s that time of year again!  Every year, I faithfully watched Oprah’s “Favorite Things” show because if Oprah said it was one of her favorite things, we knew it would be pretty fabulous!  Oprah has always been right … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks for Using Testors Paints

Best paints for glass, metal and home decor

Today’s post is brought to you by Testors paints. All opinions are my own.  I’m so excited for today’s post because I’m sharing an amazing universal paint that have used for 20+ years for painting metal, glass, ceramics, plastics and … Continue reading

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