A More Cohesive Look & Feel For the Dining Room

Does anyone else have that list of projects that you almost can’t bare to consider. You know the ones you want done, but dread the work involved, or the mess it will cause. If only I could go away on vacation, leave a list for someone of all those projects, just the ones, I know…

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Painting the Kitchen Floor

Yes, I said it, I am painting the hardwood floor in my kitchen. Why would someone paint there hardwood floors, is probably the thought going through your mind right now???? But think about it, they doit all over Europe, its very common, and I don’t know about you, but I drool all over, all of…

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Cutting Hydrangeas to Dry

I can only speak to what works here on the East Coast. I have been cutting Hydrangeas in the early Fall to dry for many, many years. There is really no trick to it, simply use September 15th as the guideline for cutting. You can tell because the flowers actually change color much like a…

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Softening up the LOOK and FEEL of the Staircase

One day it just hit me, I took a picture of this part of the room, and thought, it was pretty???, but it seemed harsh, not the soft, saturated, hues I had been craving lately. Even my Blue table that everyone gushes over, wasn’t looking good to me anymore. So, you know what that means,…

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A Little Bedroom Refresh-Phase Two

I’m back, with Phase Two, of this little refresh in my bedroom. Last fall I painted my bedroom white, and came up with a plan to update the room in three phases. I definitely enjoy taking on a few smaller projects at a time as opposed to everything all at once. Not only is it…

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#simplefloralfridays BONUS WEEK 7

Ok I know I said this was a six weeks series, so lets call this a Bonus Week, since it would be Week 7. Again I purchased these florals from Afloral, there quality and price are unbelievable. There was a time I ┬ádrove over an hour, regularly, to purchase florals for arranging, and I learned…

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#simplefloralfridays

Here we are again Week 4 of #simplefloralfridays I collaborated with Afloral for all my floral needs to create 6-weeks worth of inspiring floral designs. I can’t believe its already week four, the time is flying by. If this is your first time here, welcome, I am so glad to have you. Be sure to…

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#simplefloralfridays

Its that time again, popping to share Week 3 of #simplefloralfridays I collaborated with Afloral for all my floral needs, and I am popping in every week for at least 6-weeks in a row, to share a simple design, that anyone can create, no talent required. If you are stopping in for the first time,…

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Painting an Island Top-Faux Marble

Popping in today to share a really special makeover. I have had this Kitchen Island for just about as long as we have been in this house, so twentyish years. It weighs a ton, and is rock solid, it was white for 19 of those years. It was covered with a funky kind of paint/plastic…

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#simplefloralfridays

If you are stopping by the Blog for the first time, welcome. I have partnered with Afloral and I will be popping in every Friday for at least the next 6 weeks to share a simple floral arrangement that anyone can do, if you have the right materials and right container. No talent required. The…

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