Lighten Up – And Now For The Hall

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Earlier this week, I revealed our new, improved, and brighter living room here. So today I’d like to continue down the hall – even though it’s not finished quite yet. Here’s the famous paper bag wall that I mentioned. I Continue reading Lighten Up – And Now For The Hall

Lighten Up – Living Room Tour

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We did it!!!! After months, years of discussing repainting our main living space, we finally took the plunge. Here’s a before photo.Our home was remodeled 14 years ago, and at that time I was all about new neutrals in pretty Continue reading Lighten Up – Living Room Tour

Is Home Ec Dead, Part 2

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A couple of days ago, on the blog, I asked, “Is Home Economics Dead?” And in that post I gave a couple of reasons why we are seeing fewer of these vocational classes offered in public schools. In my mind, Continue reading Is Home Ec Dead, Part 2

Coffee Makers – A Review

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Earlier this year I wrote about coffee makers, and my journey to find the perfect system for me. You can read all about it here. My French Press is great for a cup or two in the morning, but I Continue reading Coffee Makers – A Review

What’s Your Design Style?

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Recently Sharon McCormick of Sharon McCormick Designs, LLC summed up her style in three words, here. She contends that if you analyze your pins on Pinterest you should get a pretty good idea of your style. What a neat idea! Continue reading What’s Your Design Style?

Industrial Decor – What’s The Fuss?

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I recently read an article about restaurant design trends. It focused on the fact that many of them are morphing into an industrial style, all exposed brick, beams and duct work. It seems so conclude that although they are minimalist in Continue reading Industrial Decor – What’s The Fuss?

Easy Solar Mini Lanterns

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Want a quick DIY project for the weekend? I have the perfect project. I’ve been sharing our deck refresh. If you missed it you can go here & here. Did you happen to notice those cute little lanterns on the elephant Continue reading Easy Solar Mini Lanterns

Deck Tour Part 2

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There’s nothing like the promise of a few out of town visitors to spur one into action. Am I right? Why is it that we can live with our homes in a certain state, and then suddenly we see it Continue reading Deck Tour Part 2

Our Deck Tour – Part 1

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 The ‘bones’ of our deck refresh have been done for awhile now, but I just couldn’t get it styled to my liking. I played with this and that, but I just wasn’t happy. I’m not sure I still am completely Continue reading Our Deck Tour – Part 1

The Grey

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Savannah, Georgia stole my heart when we visited her a few years ago. The fountains, the gorgeous homes, the Spanish moss laden trees lining those famous squares, the waterfront, the design college there SCAD…I could go on and on. I want Continue reading The Grey

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