Posts Tagged "design"

grateful

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Dining Spaces, Displays, Holiday Style, Home Page Feature | 2 comments

grateful

This fall season I am feeling so grateful.  It has been an interesting  year around our home.  As some of you know, last summer (2011) my husband started a new company.  We were excited and nervous and a little unsure, but knew that this was where God had led our family and Marc’s career.  What we did not anticipate was a flurry of things around our home, conveniences that we take for granted – going OUT.  Not just one, but our dishwasher, the air conditioner in Marc’s car, our washer, our front door knob, our garage refrigerator, and the pool pump.  To top it all off...

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Spring Door Decor

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in DIY Projects, Outdoor Spaces | 2 comments

Spring Door Decor

Come on in! The weather here is amazing and definitely makes it fun to have people over!  I’m so glad you are here! When I saw this wreath in the Pottery Barn catalogue, I loved it! However, I turned the page and kept going. When I saw this wreath at Knock Off Decor, I took a second glance and decided to try to make it myself! What I liked about it – the white flowers, the simplicity, and the green moss.  I also like that today it says Spring, but with the simple addition of a little nest and eggs it will say Easter (which is how PB actually sold theirs).  I love multi purpose...

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Repurposing Old Lamps

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Home Page Feature, Living Room | 1 comment

Repurposing Old Lamps

  I found these lamps at a yard sale years and years ago.  They have worn several different hats (shades and colors) over the years.  I really love the shape of them and wanted to repurpose them, but they were WAY out of style.  Like many of you, I tend to start a project and then move on to a new one before the first is complete.  Some refer to this as Designer’s ADD.  Anyway, I decided to wait to start on the lamps until I had a vision for them. First, I tried to make them look like mercury glass.  I had seen some lamps in the Pottery Barn catalog that I really liked, but...

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Springtime Mantel

Posted by on Mar 20, 2012 in Displays, Living Room | 0 comments

Springtime Mantel

Welcome Spring Spring is a fun time of new beginnings especially in my home!  I enjoy decluttering and freshening things up!  We just had Spring Break, but it went way too quickly and really made me excited for my kids to be home this summer!  In the meantime, I want to enjoy this lovely season and all it brings – our 13th wedding anniversary, Easter, baseball, and soccer! This is a very simple and fairly inexpensive mantel to put together.  I am really enjoying the brighter, fresher look in our living room! The antique...

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blessed

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in Displays, Home Page Feature, Kitchen, Shopping Bargains | 0 comments

blessed

I was wanting something to freshen up my kitchen for spring. I’m trying to decide what I want to do on some bigger projects such as fabric for my curtains, painting my island, and maybe even painting the cabinets. In the meantime, I decided to hang a collection of my favorite plates and a little chalkboard I made last year.   I found the oval plate at Canton last year, the blue and white one from a yard sale,  the Paris plate is from Anthropologie, the red and white is from a yard sale and the floral/ gold was my great great Aunt Clara Mae’s.  The yard sale tray was turned...

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