Decorating With Baskets

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Baskets   There are many styles and types of baskets. I like to have a mixture of baskets in my home. If I like look of a basket, I’ll get it! I tend to like the older baskets that have the warm patina to them as well as any basket that has an interesting weave. […]

Burlap Bombshells

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  Have you ever had those moments, when you finish a DIY or project and you say, “YES! That’s awesome!” I had one last night! I’ve been contemplating my Fall decor for my front porch for several days. At the end of July, I did a makeover on my wicker settee, seen here. I knew […]

You Light Up My Life

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Do you love lighting as much as I do? Is the lighting one of the first things you notice when you walk in a room? I think lighting is such an important part of our home and yet it’s often what we give the least amount of thought when decorating. Sometimes it’s as if it’s […]

Window Shopping Wednesday ~ Pumpkins With A Twist

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It’s a brand new day and another Window Shopping Wednesday! Yesterday, I actually went out shopping for fabric. I’ve gotten a wild hair and decided to make some changes to my bedroom. Anyways…no luck with the fabric…but I did find my inspiration for WSW! As you know, Hancock Fabrics has all your sewing needs plus […]

Twirl & Take a Bow ~ #4

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Wow! What a great collection of ideas and projects from some awesome bloggers! Thanks to everyone who linked up and shared with us all! My features this week are three amazing furniture transformations! In fact, I sort of have a “dresser” theme going on today. Keeping looking and admire the creativity and talent of these […]

Who’s The Winner With Oneida…

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Last week was my giveaway for a set of 6 Oneida Barware Coasters. The winner is announced at the end of the post… ~~~~~~~~~~ Oneida Have you shopped with Oneida lately? Take a peek at Oneida’s website for all your tableware needs. Oneida is having their Labor Day Special with 20% off your entire order […]

Does The Makeover Need A Makeover?

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Your Opinion Needed! Have you ever started a DIY project and was so excited about it, only to slowly deflate as the project progressed??….Let’s discuss my adventure in the end table makeover…or is it the end table nightmare?! A couple of weeks ago, I found this cute little end table at a yard sale for […]

Fall Decor at “My House”

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  Fall Mantel & Tablescape   It’s September! Can you believe it?!?! Countdown to Fall…time to decorate our space with our Fall Decor. Which means money! But, don’t forget…school just started. Which means money! Let’s try to save some money! Dig out some of your old pumpkins, ribbon, etc and let’s get to work!

End Table…New Beginning

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An End Table Gets a New Look Don’t you love giving a piece of furniture a “new beginning?” That’s what happened to this end table…it’s not the end, but the beginning…of something great. I found this table at Restore for $25 and knew that I wanted it as soon as I saw the “bamboo” look […]

Here Comes the Sun…burst Mirror

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Sunburst mirrors are everywhere! They light up my day every time I see one! I showed you one in this post. It was found at Chinoiserie Chic. Here’s a beauty from Ballard Designs. It’s the Suzanne Kasler Sunburst Mirror.

Window Shopping Wednesday! IKEA Style!!

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I’ve gotta say it…I love IKEA! I do not get to go there often, so when I do…I love it! This past weekend, my son moved into his dorm at college. While I hate to see him go, I couldn’t help but be a little giddy, because there’s an IKEA just a few miles away! […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party #3

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Party Time Last week’s Twirl & Take a Bow linky party was full of great ideas and home decor inspirations! There are so many great ideas and some awesome bloggers willing to share them with us! Here are a few that I want to feature this week: Jill at Sew A Fine Seam showed us her […]

Heads(board) Above The Rest

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Fabric Covered Headboard Don’t you just love a fabric covered headboard? Of course, we all do! We just don’t like the price! Let me show you how I made this beautiful headboard for my daughter’s room at our vacation home, for about $40!

Chinoiserie…Have you heard?

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Have you heard of Chinoiserie? I hadn’t until I stumbled upon Chinoiserie Chic, a gorgeous blog by Beth. Chinoiserie is a French term, signifying “Chinese-esque.” Beth’s blog is devoted to Chinoiserie decor and it is fabulous! You must check it out! Here are few of my favorites from Beth’s blog, Chinoiserie Chic: I LOVE the coffee […]

Weather Forecast On The Wall

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Have you ever come across something that you really didn’t know what it was…didn’t really need it…didn’t really like it…but got it anyway? I tend to do that a lot. On my last trip to Restore, I came across this “weather station” for $5.00. At the time, I thought “barometer,” but have since learned it’s […]

Anchors Away…Best Ever!

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I have to share with you an item that has changed the way I look at hanging things on my walls. It is the best wall anchor that I have EVER used! So easy and will hold anything! (at least anything that I’ve hung!)

Window Shopping Wednesday

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It’s Window Shopping Wednesday once more and this week I paid a visit to my local Pier1. The one thing I love about Pier1 is the abundance of color that embraces you as you walk through the door! If you do not like color, then you are definitely in the wrong place. One specific trend […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party #2

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Time to Party! Last Tuesday was the premiere of the Twirl & Take a Bow linky party. I was so pleased with the turn out and the posts that were linked. They were great! Thanks to everyone who linked up and I hope you’ll link up today as well. You are all awesome and we […]

Furalicious Bedroom Accessories

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Do you remember the scene in Legally Blonde when Elle is talking on her pink fur phone? We all know that Elle loved her fur! Elle was always inspirational! I decided to incorporate some furalicious accessories into my daughter’s bedroom.

Gather Around The Table

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Nothing exemplifies “home” like the kitchen, and in extension, the kitchen table. It’s the place that we gather and hopefully, communicate and spend time with one another. Therefore, it should be a space that welcomes us and brightens our day. We should decorate our table in a way that we can easily utilize and enjoy […]

So…A Needle Pulling Thread…

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~How to Sew a Pillow~   No, it’s not the Sound of Music…we’re going to learn how to sew a pillow! I began sewing about 20 years ago, but I wanted to refresh and refine my skills. I knew that there were probably some “better ways to do things.” So, I signed up for a […]

Love For The Mirror!

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…so the mirror said, “You like me! You really like me!” (Sally Field fans should get that…) I want to give a big shout out and say thank you to two awesome bloggers for featuring my mirror makeover! Maryann over at Power of Paint and Liz at The Brambleberry Cottage both thought my mirror makeover deserved […]

Window Shopping Wednesday

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Window Shopping at Lowe’s   Today’s window shopping took place at another one of my favorite places to shop…Lowe’s. Sometimes I feel like I spend more time there than at home! Lowe’s is much more than nails and tools. One particular aisle I like, contains mirrors! The good thing about Lowe’s is that they will […]

Twirl and Take a Bow Blog Party#1

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Let’s Have a Party! For all you awesome Home Decor and Design, DIY, Garden and Craft bloggers…this party is for you! You deserve recognition for your amazing projects and ideas! Beginning today and continuing every Tuesday, I will be hosting the Tuesday ~ Twirl and Take a Bow  Blog Party! But don’t worry readers…you benefit […]

Chair Re-Do in Navy Blue

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Navy Chair Makeover   Last Thursday, I found myself at Restore. I got there early enough that I was one of the first through the door. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a whole lot in the way of great furniture, but I did find this chair. I knew immediately it could be a great chair re-d0! Looks […]