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  • Pot O’ Gold Giveaway – $500 Value!
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5 On Friday: Green And Blue Living Room Decor

Inspiring Ideas for Green and Blue Living Room Decor

  I love green, but I also love blue.  Fortunately they are two colors that play well together because I am combining both colors together throughout our new home.   Here are 5 ideas to inspire you to use green and blue together in your living room decor.   This pretty living room has traditional furnishings, […]

The Scoop Link Party #160

The Scoop Link Party #160

Hi my friends.  I’m so glad that you’ve come to party and be inspired this week.   Before we get started, I have big news – as in a prize package valued at $500 type of news!  Yep – I’m teaming up with several other bloggers to bring you a chance to win a Pot […]

Pot O’ Gold Giveaway – $500 Value!

Pot O Gold Giveaway - featured image

Now that March has arrived, are you hoping that the little green leprechaun will pay you a visit?  Well, here’s your chance!   I’ve teamed up with several other bloggers to bring you a chance for one person to win a gift prize package valued at $500 from 10 very generous sponsors!  The giveaway starts March […]

How To Make A {Faux} Garden Clock

How to make a faux garden clock from an old tabletop

I have a project that I’ve been waiting for months to share with you!  I couldn’t think of a better time to do it than for the kickoff of the “Inspired By Spring” series that I’m participating in with several other fantabulous ladies.  You’ll find links to all of the projects at the bottom.   […]

Designer Spotlight: Amanda Nisbet Design

A stunning dining room

  I’m putting another fabulous interior designer in the spotlight today.  Somehow, I’ve missed the work of Amanda Nisbet Design, but I was bowled over when I stumbled across some of her work in a magazine and just had to check out her portfolio.   A simply stunning dining room.   Pretty and soft mint […]

The Scoop Link Party #159


Welcome to The Scoop!     We are: Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict Yvonne from StoneGable and Suzy from Worthing Court   Your host this week is: Suzy from Worthing Court.   Boy, I sure am glad to have this past weather week behind us!  Here in North […]

What Did I Do With That Nook In My Master Bath?

We’ve been doing tons of small projects at our new-to-us house, but by far the most major renovations have been to the kitchen and master bath.  Our kitchen was completely ripped out and is almost finished {yay!}.  You can see my post about the most recent updates to it HERE.   Much of the master […]

The Scoop Link Party #158


  Welcome to Scoop Day, y’all!   As I sit here typing, we’re waiting for snow to start falling any minute now.  I’m excited!  Pookie, who grew up in Wisconsin, thinks I’m a nut to get excited about snow.  The bad part is that bone chilling temps are moving in too.  It supposed to get […]

10 Takeaways From The 2015 HGTV Dream Home {The Good And The Not So Good}

The repetition of color throughout the space ties this open area together. The use of pattern is restrained so as not to overwhelm the space.

I know that it has been several weeks since the premiere of the 2015 HGTV Dream Home, but I wanted to spend some time studying it before I commented on it.  I recorded the show and have watched it numerous times because I think it’s their best one yet!   The entire home was expertly […]

The Scoop Link Party #157


Happy Scoop Day, everyone.  I hope your week is off to a terrific start!   Did you know that February is National Cherry Month?  I guess it makes sense because cherries are red, red is the color of love and Valentine’s Day is all about the love.  haha  Anyway, here’s an idea for a terrific […]

Designer Spotlight: Ivy Lane

A lovely living room filled with grays and soothing blues by Ivy Lane

  Do you love looking at interior designer portfolios?  I sure do.  I often ooh and aah and wish I could share the eye candy with you.  And then it struck me – why not?  I mean, this is a home decor blog after all and I have to assume that if you’re here it’s […]

The New Kitchen Backsplash


  Even though we have been working on a ton of smaller projects around the house, our main focus has been on completing the kitchen.  Perhaps it’s because seeing a new backsplash is a lot more exciting than things like new baseboard and new towel bars!      I had three requirements when it came to […]