Pinspiration: Sand Collection

We love the beach over here in our house! Back when we first got married, I saw a picture of a sand collection and thought it was awesome. After a few years, I was able to convince my husband to get on board! For the last few years, we've been collecting sand from every beach we've … [Read more...]

Style Your Space with Real Simple & Staples

I know you all know about my serious weakness for office supplies. Especially binder clips. And now, in our new house, I have an office. My very own OFFICE! This is very exciting for me. I love my office - after years of working at the kitchen table, having a dedicated office space is just … [Read more...]

Pinspiration: Gallery Wall

I've always admired gallery walls! My sister, Nicole, did a cool how to make a gallery wall tutorial on the huge, amazing one she did in her new house that I've been dying to copy ever since I pinned! I've never had a wall big enough to have one... until now! After hemming and hawwing over … [Read more...]

Chic and Cheap Decor: Favorite Quote Printables for Kids

For our kids' playroom, I wanted to get some cool wall decor. Instead of buying a bunch of expensive posters or paintings, I just made my own! I found a few favorite quotes, fancied them up using my ol' graphic design software, printed them up at Staples on nice card stock and put them in frames I … [Read more...]

Devine Colors: Trend Proof your Home

We moved into our home in July and we hadn't painted one single room. Weird, right? The last time we moved, I painted every single room in our house within a month!  But the main living areas were just... great. They may not have been colors I picked out, but they went with our furniture and decor. … [Read more...]

Decorating with Stripes

Stripes are all over the fashion scene this summer - why not add this playful pattern to your home? Its a nice break from solids and florals. Whether you go super traditional or über-modern, stripes have the power to direct the eye and reshape a space - especially on walls and floors. On furniture … [Read more...]

Jonathan Adler for JCP is Putting Spring in Our Step

I just discovered the new Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler collection at JCPenney! You may have heard that we're moving to a new house, so I am in full out redecorating mode!! And I honestly I think I could decorate my whole house with only this collection! LOVE!   What am I obsessing … [Read more...]

Chic Nursery for Less with WallPops

Deciding on nursery decor can be just as stressful as deciding on a name! (Ok. Maybe not THAT stressful, but still!) Fortunately, with the variety of daily deal and online shopping sites along with reasonably priced pieces, you can design a stylish nursery for less.  Here are six suggested items … [Read more...]

Orange and Blue Living Room Makeover

Its amazing what a coat of paint can do!! My old living room looked like this: Excuse the old picture from when our house was on the market 3 years ago. I naturally forgot to take a picture before I started. It was nice, but a bit dark. The tan walls had a bit of a green tinge, the red … [Read more...]