How To Deal With Those Pesky Blue Picture Anchors When Painting A Wall


Happy Friday!  Last summer, I did a guest post for Debbie and shared a useful tip on making it easier to prep walls for painting.  Since some of you may not have seen that post, I thought I’d share it again today with you all. How many of you have these blue picture anchors sticking in your wall? They certainly … [Read more...]

2014 Can Be The Start Of Something Good In Your Home…


…or not. I guess it all depends on your taste. Happy morning to you! Are you somebody who tries to freshen things up for the new year? Do you try to add something new and trendy to the mix? If so, this post is for you.       1)  Bye-bye loveseats, hello chairs. While furniture manufacturers are not going … [Read more...]

Radiant Orchid….That’s Some Color!

radiant orchid shades

Good morning! This post is for all of you who have been affected by insanely cold and snowy weather – which is pretty much everybody, right? I am here to visually cheer you up. No more SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder. Well, not for today anyway. Today it is all about Radiant Orchid, the Pantone Color of The … [Read more...]

My Tree-Lined Christmas Mantel 2013


Time is a-ticking! It is December 11th and I already feel like it is too late to share my mantel with you - but it is a tradition, right? At least it has been for the three years I’ve been blogging. This year, I went a little neutral, a little rustic and a little glam. And a little repetitive. Trees. Trees. … [Read more...]

The Reveal Of My Restyled Den


Happy Friday! As you know, I’ve been giving our den a little makeover.  In reality, I’ve just restyled it with furniture and accessories that I already had throughout the house - after giving it a fresh new paint color.  So more of an “up-do” really. To date, I have given you a couple sneak peeks by showing you the clock … [Read more...]

Den Update: Heritage Photo Wall


Hello all! How was your weekend?  Mine was great – except that my computer quit on me again.  UGH!  I hate computers.  It is on its way to the repair shop – again – but luckily I have a back up this time so it is business as usual (I say that lightly as I am now using John’s tablet and my learning curve is a long, slow one . … [Read more...]

Seasonal Botanical Beauty Indoors!

Good morning! Are you someone who likes to bring something from the outside into your home when decorating? If you aren’t, then you should re-think that philosophy ASAP!  There is nothing more pleasing to the eye in home décor than nature’s beauty.  I have something from the outside in every room of my home.  It … [Read more...]

I’m Back!! Come See My Clock Wall!


Good morning!! It seems like it has been forever since I last posted.  My computer has been at the repair shop for two weeks.  I just got it back yesterday so the first thing on my list was to get my post up for today.  Thanks for being patient! Today I wanted to share my clock wall that I did in my den.  I mentioned a few … [Read more...]

Office Update: Furniture Pieces–And Some News!


Good morning! So things are back to more-than-busy around here.  Just when I thought I was about to slide into a routine, life happened. Work happened. More about that in a minute…but I know I told you guys I was going to have my office done by the end of September – BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Didn’t happen. In my … [Read more...]

An Update On My Den Makeover

Happy Friday to you! I’ve been gone from the blog for a couple of days.  My normal routine has been twisted and tweaked and tossed aside and that has made it difficult to get my blog posts done.   Scout got sick and had to head to the vet,  Joey hasn’t felt all that great, football practice, football games, you all know the … [Read more...]