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Connecting you with ideas for your home, including fun and functional decorating tips, inspirations, and some inside looks at my life!

Throw Back Thursday – Tulip Chairs

Throw Back Thursday – Tulip Chairs

The Tulip Chair source This pic is from Better Homes and Gardens in 1972!  Tulip chairs were all the hype then.  And... source They're back!  This time they are often paired with more traditional tables such as this example.  It adds a fun element to a potentially...

Why Wednesday – Inspirational Pics of the week

Why Wednesday – Inspirational Pics of the week

My hope for my "Why" Wednesday series is to compile and share the most inspirational pics of the week.  Please let me know if you find inspiration in them as well!   This pic is of a guest room by Traci Zeller.  I am really drawn to Traci's impeccable style.  She is...

Vacation Wrap Up

Vacation Wrap Up

Family Friday What a perfect way to begin my Family Friday series.   So, our vacation is wrapping up today.  We've had an amazing time in Grand Cayman! It remains my favorite place (That I've seen so far) on this earth! Vacation Wrap Up - Grand Cayman Island And the...

Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie

source According to Wikipedia Chinoiserie is French for "Chinese-esque" characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of an imaginary China, by asymmetry in format and whimsical contrasts of scale, and by the attempts to imitate Chinese porcelain and the use of...

Update on the Jenny-Mike House Construction

Update on the Jenny-Mike House Construction

We're nearing the end of July.  It seems like a good time to bring you completely up to date on the Jenny-Mike House construction. It is A MESS!!  Looks like a junkyard in and out!  But, if you can look beyond that it's beginning to take shape! I was a little freaked...

Home Work – Home Office Design

Home Work – Home Office Design

source You know how people seem to follow this prototypical home design? Formal living, Formal dining, breakfast nook, and the all important (or really completely useless) home office! source It usually consists of a huge clunky desk, a brown leather tufted chair, and...

PINK Obsession

PINK Obsession

So, it could be said that I have a color obsession.  Some people just have a favorite color.  My love for pink is understated by saying it's my "favorite color".  Truthfully, I'd say my favorite color is red.  I'm always drawn to red from a design perspective.  But...

Mid-Century Modern Bedroom

Mid-Century Modern Bedroom

One of the perks of having four babies, is how different they all are!  As they grow their personalities take off on their own individual paths.  It is so fun to watch them interact together and with those outside of the family!  But from a decorator's perspective, it...

Sophisticated Living Room Design

Sophisticated Living Room Design

It is very hard for me to not make everything very bright. You might even say "outlandish".  For example, when a choice is presented between a red sofa and a beige sofa, by default, my brain chooses the red.  However, I am attempting to make the Jenny-Mike main living...

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