Rugs–hard to shop for but SO wonderful when you find the right one, this jute rug will work in any room and with any style Emily gives an update on using it in her home for FIVE years with FIVE children.


Kristin from the Hunted Interior is beyond creative, look at this bathroom shower track with ball chain she used in a recent bathroom renovation.


Creative uses for copper tape–I love ideas like this, not because I go and copy them–although that’s fine, but usually, they cause me to think of using something I already have in a fun and unique way–thanks for this great post Kate!

nest fest

Here’s a roundup of all the vendors who will be here at Nest Fest in TWO WEEKS–grab your early bird tickets here ($10 online, $15 at the door until we sell out).

If you can’t make it to the Nest Fest in North Carolina, maybe you are close to Amanda in Minnesota and can swing by her Vintage prop sale– her style is drop dread lovely.



The email I’ll never forget: wildest dreams and more over at Emily’s place.

jess & angieWorking moms, you’ll love this free video series from Jessica Turner--starting out with the hilarious Angie Smith