TODAY, April 12, is the Anniversary of when we moved into this house – 13 years ago… with a 3, 5 and 7 year old!!! A lifetime ago…sigh…. Things are Rolling here. Busy busy am I!!!! When I write it all down it seems so easy and carefree…but hours and hours have gone into each… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE GUEST PARTICIPANT- WEEK TWO
SPRING AND PASTELS kind of go hand – in – hand, though by no means are PASTELS JUST a SPRING thing!!!
It never ceases to amaze me how MUCH the simple re-arranging of furniture can inject a little bit of HAPPY into your day! for years….I have wanted to do the “2 identical sofas facing each other” thing in our living room…but there were a few barriers. ONE – I did not have two identical sofas
Drive around house hunting and you will quickly see that an eye catcher and often a BIG game changer- at least in Curb Appeal – is the FRONT DOOR. I do love a beautiful wooden front door… [wpfp-link]
HAVE YOU SEEN THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL? THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL IS ON NEWS-STANDS AND IN MAILBOXES EVERYWHERE! WHEN I saw this issue at the Grocery store…I had to buy it on the spot (even though I SOMEHOW HAVE TWO subscriptions to House Beautiful!!) . BUT, I could not wait to… Read More DO YOUR OWN THING – HOUSE BEAUTIFUL – KATIE UKROPS -AND PINK!
THE COLOR PINK IS ENJOYING A BIT OF A POPULARITY EXPLOSION RIGHT NOW. MAKES NO DIFFERENCE TO ME…I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED PINK AND I WILL ALWAYS HAVE IT IN MY HOME, EVEN IF IT IS “OUT”!!
7 YEARS AGO When I painted my dining room which then became my LIVING ROOM P I N K
Decorating is not brain surgery…but it is also NOT always easy. All the choices…money being spent…possible directions to go. When at a loss…or floundering…or when decisional paralysis has set in…pause…take a deep breath and ask yourself…one question… What is my favorite color? This can be a good starting place. then go to Pinterest, or Houzz, House… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – DECORATING WITH POPS OF PINK
I LOVE PINK…and even a few years ago it was difficult to find sophisticated pink fabrics and highly unusual to see a utilitarian room like a living room painted pink….of course that is unless you came to my house! All that has changed and lovely new pink rooms and accents pieces and sofas and drapery… Read More PINK IS NOT JUST FOR LITTLE GIRLS!