Flea Market Finds

As I mentioned in my previous post about gardening and green thumbs, my mom paid me a wonderful visit last week. There are 14 long hours dividing me from my family, and as much as I love our home in Tennessee, that is the one thing I would change.  My mom is the ultimate encourager…

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My Thumbs Are Turning Green

This past weekend, my mom came into town, and we had the best time. She is so creative and she always made our home such a beautiful and wonderful place to live when I was growing up, and I know I take after her in my love for homemaking. Until this weekend, I knew basically…

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I’m No Longer Feeling 22…

Today I turn 23. And as I sit here writing this on the eve of my 23rd birthday, I am enjoying a late night bowl of Envirokidz Panda Puffs and getting choked up at the nostalgia of it all. Let me give you some context. I have always been a cereal addict. A connoisseur, if…

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The Evolution of a Room: The Home Office

I am not one of those bloggers that waits until the finished product to show how things are going. Mostly because if I did that, I would never have anything to write about. A few weeks ago, I shared with you my plans and dreams for our little home office space. Well, I have made…

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Living Room Tour

After teasing at bits and pieces of the living room through various projects for a while, I think it’s finally time to give the big picture of what our living room currently looks like. This is truly the heart of our home and where we spend the majority of our time. It is also the…

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I’ll Stencil You In: Moroccan Stenciled Hallway from Royal Design Studios

Most 1950s ranch style houses were built without entryways. You simply walk into the living room. In our case, you walk into the living room and look straight ahead into a hallway. I really wanted to spruce up the first thing you see upon entering the house by doing something creative with the hallway. I…

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