It took me seven years to convince my husband to paint the fireplace. Seven. Long. Years. I honestly don’t think he ever really agreed to it. He just accepted that I was going to do it, like the way someone...
As I move through my house room-by-room, I’m often torn on what kind of home decor style is “me.” I honestly love farmhouse style (although a version of it that isn’t as rustic), mid-century modern that’s making a comeback...
I’m an animal lover. If my husband would let me we would be living in a place where we could have about five or six (or 10?) dogs, horses and maybe some goats or chicken. Ok so I guess ideally...
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Halloween is quickly approaching and what better treat to give trick-or-treaters than their very own, hand-held memory? Get to know your neighbors and give the kids in your neighborhood something to remember by setting up a Halloween photo booth display...
When it comes to your family’s safety, you don’t want to compromise. At home you want to make sure you have all the systems in place that will protect them from any of life’s hazards and that those systems...
I’ve been sharing some developments on the home front in my Instagram stories lately. If you follow my stories this might not come as a surprise to you because I often share projects and specific design elements from my...
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Summer is finally here and the official change of the season is always a good time to refresh the entrance to your home. A doormat is one of the easiest ways you can make a difference on your front stoop...

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