I have been away from my blog for a few days but I am now back! I had a lot on my plate this last week but I am ready to return to providing some fun and useful home design … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2012
backyard art inspired by Antoni Gaudi
I have an architectural obsession with the work of Antoni Gaudi the Spanish architect known for his beautiful stone and mosaic cathedrals and public spaces. His work flows and his detail is unmatched. I have a lot of colorful tile … Continue reading
how to decorate a partial height wall or ledge
In my house, we have several partial height walls that have ledges at the top. Currently, I have all of mine bare because they are a challenge to decorate. I have seen many people use fake plants and collections of … Continue reading
create an island getaway in your kitchen
I think a kitchen island can be the modern-day hearth of the home as we tend to congregate in the kitchen area to eat and taste what’s being cooked. An island is a place to cook, make a mess, be … Continue reading
create an outdoor vanity space for your yard
I love to bring the outdoors inside but today I want to talk about the opposite effect. If you have a fence in your backyard you can add a little personality to your outdoor space by creating a little outdoor … Continue reading
how to choose paint colors that mean something
Choosing paint colors can be daunting to some but I think it is fun and a great expression of your style. Nothing can uplift your environment as much as a new paint scheme. To choose colors for your rooms first … Continue reading
what I am making for my husband for Valentines Day
so after you have been together or ten years, what do you give your husband for Valentines Day? I am inspired by this idea I found on pinterest…. the most addictive and fun website… EVER.
I want to frame a key of our first home because I know regardless of how long we stay here it will always be so special to both of us. And in the background of my frame instead of the newspaper shown above, I am going to type all of our older addresses because we lived together through college so we have a lot of old apartment addresses.
I hope he likes it. I know it is something we can cherish when we’re old! Happy love day to everyone out there!
how to use travel to improve your home
The best home decor is something that reflects your personal style and what more reflects your style than your travel photography? If you have cool, colorful shots from a travel destination, blow them up to an 8×10 or 11×14 size … Continue reading
how to use your grandmother’s glass to decorate for spring
I am really becoming obsessed with white milk glass items, the kind of glass my grandmother stashed away. My mother, sisters and I always wonder what to do with all of that family glass, you know, the type that you … Continue reading
striking sofa style, chose a standout piece
I have to say, when thinking of chosing a sofa for my house I probably wouldn’t think claw-foot bathtub, but since it is a Friday, I want to have a little fun! How cool are these Bathtub Sofa’s by Ruffle House … Continue reading