Sometimes I get caught up in the idea that everything I post here needs to be perfectly photographed and styled, and if it’s not, it’s not even worth posting. But today I wanted to try to get past that by sharing a fast mini room makeover. There was no styling, and I took all of […]
Do you follow the One Room Challenge? If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a twice-yearly event where bloggers take six weeks to makeover one room. The spring 2018 round just ended a couple of weeks ago. Any blogger can participate as a guest, which means there is tons of real-world design inspiration. I’m just getting […]
Alternate post titles: “Why I’ve Moved My Curtains More Times Than I Can Remember,” “Hanging Curtains Right: What Not to Do,” “My Biggest Design Mistake In My House,” or “How to Learn From My Mistakes and Hang Your Curtains Right The First Time.” I know that hanging curtains might not seem like the most exciting thing […]
Choosing a paint color for my back door.
Never decorated a mantel for Christmas before? Neither had I, but it’s easy! Keep your Christmas mantel simple with greenery, lights, and a few accessories.
This weekend I decided that along with spring cleaning my plants, I should do some cleaning of the rest of my house. But do you know what’s more fun than cleaning? Anything. Re-styling your shelves! And that’s how I ended up giving my kitchen open shelves a little spring refresh.
I share my advice on houseplant care that I learned from some of my missteps with plants.
It used to be, whenever we spent time in our kitchen, we just tried to ignore how unattractive it was. That’s because it looked like this: But not anymore. The makeover is totally complete! And it’s a wonder what a difference it makes to how much we enjoy the space. When your stove doesn’t look […]
Up until a few years ago, I only ever wore silver. And I only used silver-colored metal in my home. Brass or yellow gold, in my jewelry or decor, was off-limits. But then something changed. I started to mix the metals of my jewelry, beginning with brass and rose gold. That slowly crept into my decor, […]