A Makeover Of A Trending Household Staple…That Has Been Here Since 1801!


Did that get you thinking? Well, it is Wednesday and that means I’m at Debbie’s today so head over there to see what I’m talking about and the Before & After. I also give a tutorial on how to get this finish…   Textured.  Layered.  Simple. Be inspired, … [Read more...]

DIY: Don’t “Waist” This


Happy morning to you... Today, I’m over at Debbiedoo’s showing you why you should not waste what goes around your waist. {most boring photo ever.} There is something you can do with this, just in time for Easter. Hop over to read my post and then go dig out some old belts!   Be inspired, … [Read more...]

An Announcement & Sneak Peek


Happy Wednesday! A couple of months ago, Debbie from Debbiedoo’s invited me to be a monthly contributor for 2013.  Who can say no to Debbie? Not me. So starting today, I’ll be sharing my usual shtick  - at about the same time each month.  What is on the agenda for today? Well, I’ll tell ya! It is a simple … [Read more...]

These Christmas Vignettes Lead To A Christmas House Tour. Come See!


Good morning all. Do you know that I have been blogging about home, design, furniture, styling, etc.. now for a little over a year and I have never taken you on a tour of my home? I don’t want that to sound indulgent.   It is just that most bloggers in the home design and styling niche have welcomed their readers into … [Read more...]

Parade Of Homes: MAPLE & MAGNOLIA

maple and magnolia

Happy Friday!  You are in for a treat today.  We are touring Susan’s house just outside Chicago.  Nothing but farmhouse eye candy is about to follow so hold on tight…   Thanks a bunch, Shari for inviting me to be a part of your Parade of Homes! I'm a huge fan of your blog and of your beautiful home, so it's a real … [Read more...]



Hey everyone!  I hope you are enjoying the Parade so far.  Today we are all heading to beautiful San Diego to visit Kristin from My Uncommon Slice Of Suburbia.  I have been a fan of Kristin’s since the beginning.  Her home exudes class and sophistication – both of which she created on her own.  She truly has an eye for style … [Read more...]


salvage collection

Good morning all, Well...day three has arrived and today's tour is proof that even planning ahead, dotting your i's and crossing your t's sometimes isn't enough.  I am thrilled to have Amy from The Salvage Collection here, but her visit has shifted gears a little. See, we both anticipated her being able to show off her … [Read more...]


eclectically vintage

It is the second day of my Parade of Homes and today we move up to the northeast to see how Kelly uses vintage in unique ways to transform her home into a masterpiece. Hi Turnstyle Vogue fans! I knew Shari was fabulous when I spotted her knockoff sun jars - which I then knocked off myself - yes, that's a double … [Read more...]



Good morning! As you know, we are off getting Eryn settled in at college and while I'm away, Turnstyle Vogue is having a Parade of Homes. Today, we start in Kentucky where Karianne of Thistlewood Farm treats us to some hospitality... Hello Turnstyle Vogue readers! My name is KariAnne and I blog over at Thistlewood Farm. I … [Read more...]

How Do You "List?"


Good morning, Well, the week has arrived.   Eryn’s last week at home (insert tears here.) Cassidy’s 21st birthday (insert sighs here.) The week before Joey’s football starts (insert a TON of woo-hoos! here) The week before Grandma and Grandpa come to stay with Joey while we take Eryn far, far away. Okay, that is a … [Read more...]