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THE MASTER BEDROOM – REVISITED

  It was not until I sat down to write this post about our Master Bedroom that I remembered the MANY things that have happened in there -and I am not talking about the fun stuff.  I think I have blocked out much of it because these “events” are just not fun to remember. Our… Read More THE MASTER BEDROOM – REVISITED

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THE KITCHEN – REVISITED

THE KITCHEN IS THE HEART OF OUR HOME. AND IF IT HAD A SOFA – I venture to say – we could probably live in there. Our kitchen has undergone the biggest transformations of any room in our house – and yet – the original footprint is exactly as it was installed in 1967 –… Read More THE KITCHEN – REVISITED

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DIPPED STOOLS AND TIMELESS STYLE

This post was originally posted 4 years ago TODAY. It popped up on my Facebook, you know how they do that? It is as if THEY KNEW what I was thinking! Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The DIY School Desk Island has transformed our kitchen…just one problem… ….The kids kept dragging the big ole Dining Room chairs in… Read More DIPPED STOOLS AND TIMELESS STYLE

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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE CHILDREN’S ROOMS

One of my very first decorating books was “ROOM FOR CHILDREN” by Susanna Salk. I love CHILDREN’S ROOMS and I LOVED redecorating and making over my own kids rooms over the years…Phoebe’s room was like my decorating playground!!! HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE CHILDREN’S ROOMS FROM THE SPRING 2017 ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANTS… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE CHILDREN’S ROOMS

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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 6 – THE BIG REVEAL! BASEMENT FAMILY ROOM!

QUESTION – WHAT IS THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE? – ANSWER – The ONE ROOM CHALLENGE currently in its 11th season, is a bi-annual event, Started by the wonderful LINDA at CALLING IT HOME.  20 TOP Designers Take ONE ROOM and work their magic! . Close to 200 Guest Participants also play along and they ALL design, decorate,… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 6 – THE BIG REVEAL! BASEMENT FAMILY ROOM!

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5 WAYS TO UPDATE YOUR KITCHEN FOR NOT ALOT OF $$$ – PART II

I had such a great time compiling PART I of this POST and  I found so much great inspiration that I simply had to add a PART II. One thing I have learned…after all MY YEARS ON EARTH as a Mom, homeowner, Design blogger and decorator and Artist with a smidge of A.D.D is that your… Read More 5 WAYS TO UPDATE YOUR KITCHEN FOR NOT ALOT OF $$$ – PART II

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MONDAY MAKEOVER – 10 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A SOFA

CHOOSING A SOFA  IS A FUN problem to have – BUT OFTEN DAUNTING TASK! HERE ARE 10  THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A SOFA. 1. LOCATION /ROOM SIZE – WHERE IS IT GOING AND WITH WHAT? 2. BUDGET 3. STYLE 4. ARMS 5. SEATS 6. PILLOWS 7. SKIRTED OR VISIBLE LEGS 8.DURABILITY 9. COLOR 10.… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – 10 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A SOFA

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HOW TO PAINT A DRESSER

I have lost count as to how many pieces of furniture I have painted … 20 – maybe 50…PROBABLY MORE…lets just say ALOT. Please follow and like us:

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MONDAY MAKEOVER – PART 2 – LEFTOVER LUXURIES

LEFTOVER LUXURIES Leftover Luxuries is the brain child of a friend of mine, an interior designer, who saw a need…and filled it. “Leftover Luxuries bi-annual, pop-up sale events are held in select cities and provides an opportunity for you to put cash in your pocket while creating an upscale retail atmosphere for new purchases. Each… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – PART 2 – LEFTOVER LUXURIES

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One Room Challenge – PHOEBE’S GOLD, WHITE AND BLUSH BEDROOM MAKEOVER REVEAL!

THE GRAND FINALE!!! TIME TO REVEAL PHOEBE’S BEDROOM MAKEOVER!! I am A LINKING PARTICIPANT!!  #oneroomchallenge VISIT WEEK 1 AND WEEK 2,   WEEK 3 AND WEEK 4 AND WEEK 5 WEEK 6 – THE GRAND FINALE   Phoebe’s ceilings are being replaced this fall and then her NEW Brass and Porcelain Chandelier (below) will be installed…. …I don’t mind… Read More One Room Challenge – PHOEBE’S GOLD, WHITE AND BLUSH BEDROOM MAKEOVER REVEAL!

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