Archives for January 2010

Bird Watching


Thanks to one of your comments I’m now infatuated with Dreamy Whites.  She does a great job at incorporating perfectly placed shots of color into her dreamy decor.


DIY Gold Chevron Canvas @ Makeunder My Life

photo: creative little daisy

photo: creative little daisy

I am the last to know everything–everyone is making these simple burlap wreaths! Tutorial via Where The Heart Is


A great read about mixing all sorts of frames from The Lettered Cottage

Picture 1And lastly, Back 40 Life: Love God. Love others. With every purchase $10 go to Compassion International Haiti Disaster Relief

Dear Family Room

I’m sure you are glad to be back to your old self.  Thanks to some much needed tweeting from my good friend, Melissa, I hung your red check mistreatments back up.  After a brief email exchange full of laughs and advice seeking, she wisely told me in very firm words to “go put your red […]

Window Treatment Makeover

Wondering if your room needs a change?  Something I do from time to time is just take down my window treatments {or mistreatments}.  Take them down, live with it for two days–48 hours, this is key.  You will experience one of two emotions both starting with “Oh my word”: 1. Oh my word, this room […]

Bird Watching

Here is A wonderfully detailed slipcover tutorial from Bibbidi Bobbidi Beautiful Such a warm, inviting, calming, layered space that anyone can create @ Get Your Martha On Britt used shower curtain rings for her window treatments @ A Penny Saved {my hero!} Subway Art Tutorial @ Lil Blue Boo Have you seen these beautiful silhouette […]

My sickness

Do you ever get so utterly tired with your saturated colors and patterns that look like a circus and NASCAR and rainbow all got together and had a love child and that love child is your house and you just want to whitewash and neutralize everything so you remove any and all elements in the […]

Setting the Stage

Sometimes at the end of a long day I think back to what I’ve accomplished and frankly, I’ve got nothing. Loads of laundry left piled, dishes washed, a bookshelf half organized resulting in a bigger mess that I’ll have to tackle tomorrow, dinners cooked only to end up scooted around on a dish and somewhat […]

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