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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE KITCHENS

THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – is the GIFT that keeps on giving!!! Room after room of inspiration…I have LOVED going through each one. I must have lived under a rock for the past year..when I took a step back from blogging…I missed this big wave of GREEN…I am seeing it…AND LOVING IT…all over the place! WHAT… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FAVORITE KITCHENS

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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FANTASTIC BATHROOM MAKEOVERS!

THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANTS DO NOT DISAPPOINT!!! Today I am super duper TGIF excited to share with you my favorite ORC Bathroom makeovers. I gotta say – I have been so inspired by ALL of the makeovers – 254 I think – each and every one shows vision and originality…which is SO refreshing… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – GUEST STARS – FANTASTIC BATHROOM MAKEOVERS!

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MAXIMIZE THOSE FIRST 45 SECONDS!!! MAKING YOUR HOME AS ATTRACTIVE AS POSSIBLE TO BUYERS!

I have heard it said that it take 45 seconds for a prospective buyer to either FALL in LOVE or FALL IN HATE with a house…and after that – it is difficult to change their minds either way – no matter what they see. NOW THAT OUR HOUSE HAS BEEN ON THE MARKET FOR A… Read More MAXIMIZE THOSE FIRST 45 SECONDS!!! MAKING YOUR HOME AS ATTRACTIVE AS POSSIBLE TO BUYERS!

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YOU CAN PAINT A VINYL FLOOR!

 I love how Hexagon tile looks in kitchens. Especially in OLD HOUSE kitchens where it makes sense..like it could have been that way forever…. …AND I STILL HOPE to have a kitchen with HEXAGON tile..someday…but alas, when it came time to address the floor in our kitchen makeover…we realized that the height of tile..on top… Read More YOU CAN PAINT A VINYL FLOOR!

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THE KIDS BATHROOM EVOLUTION

OUR HOUSE IS  A TYPICAL  “FOUR OVER FOUR” FARMHOUSE. FOUR ROOMS – OVER FOUR ROOMS, EACH THE IDENTICAL SIZE. One of the 4 upstairs rooms was the ONLY  full bathroom – which means that the only bathroom in the house measured 18′ x 18′. Before we moved in , that room was renovated to be… Read More THE KIDS BATHROOM EVOLUTION

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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE LINK PARTICIPANT AND WE SAY GOODBYE TO THE NAVY AND PINK TEEN GIRL ROOM

I am A LINKING PARTICIPANT!!  #oneroomchallenge THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE was conceived and is coordinated by by Linda at CALLING IT HOME blog and  is a semi-annual event where 20 bloggers, made up of Professional Designers, Diy’ers, and Interior Design Bloggers, transform a room from start to finish.  For the next six Wednesday’s, THEY will be giving you… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE LINK PARTICIPANT AND WE SAY GOODBYE TO THE NAVY AND PINK TEEN GIRL ROOM

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MAD ABOUT MINT – CHAPTER 2

I AM SURE THERE IS PROBABLY A PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND WHY WE ARE DRAWN TO ONE COLOR OVER ANOTHER… …..I DON’T KNOW…BUT  I HAVE FOREVER BEEN… DRAWN TO MINT AS FAR AS COLORS GO….MINT IS HAVING A VERY GOOD YEAR AND THIS TIME EACH YEAR I START TO GET THAT “ITCH FOR MORE MINT”..IN FACT… LAST… Read More MAD ABOUT MINT – CHAPTER 2

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THE KIDS BATHROOM MAKEOVER REVEAL

THE KIDS BATHROOM MAKEOVER IS DONE!!!!! There were a few finishing touches to do and some changes I made…but I FINALLY got in there and snapped away last night!!! The little coral/orange soap-dish I got at one of my favorite Charlottesville stores “O’SUZANNAH!”…and it was the catalyst behind the “changes” I spoke of. I LOVED… Read More THE KIDS BATHROOM MAKEOVER REVEAL

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MONDAY MAKEOVER – KIDS BATH AND LOS ANGELES

I am writing this post on the plane, enroute to Los Angeles for the Design Bloggers Conference… Seated Directly behind me is Lisa Mende…of : lisamendedesign we figured out we were on the same flight last week…! back in January she gave me the necessary “You should DO IT!!!” to get me on board and… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – KIDS BATH AND LOS ANGELES

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OLD HOUSES ARE LIKE MARRIAGE

I have a new analogy… “OLD HOUSES ARE ALOT LIKE MARRIAGE” You make the pledge, to love them forever, until death do you part, all things considered and all that jazz…and well, it’s a good thing. Because, and please do not misinterpret this post in anyway to mean I am DOWN on marriage, for while I… Read More OLD HOUSES ARE LIKE MARRIAGE

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