I spent several months this summer trying to find some curtains for my kitchen windows. I knew that I wanted floor length panels, but I wasn’t sure what type of material I wanted. I thought about black and white buffalo check, but was afraid that would be too bold. I wanted something more ... Read More about Kitchen Curtains
(Yes, I had to google “connoisseur” to find out the correct spelling!) Could I be a drop cloth connoisseur? The definition is… A connoisseur (Fr. connaisseur, from Middle-French connoistre, then connaître meaning "to be acquainted with" or "to know somebody/something.” Well, when I was ... Read More about Drop Cloth Connoisseur?
I visited a new blog that I enjoyed very much. It’s called Gail’s Decorative Touch. She has only a couple of posts, but she is a lady after my own heart. She can definitely turn trash to treasure. She has gotten amazing deals at auctions… Check out this fireplace mantel she got for $1.00. ... Read More about New Blog Alert!
Hold on… First, I have to thank ALL of you who entered my cafe shelf giveaway and for ALL the very kind and encouraging comments you left for me. I wish I had 200 shelves to giveaway, so I could send one to each of you! I worked very diligently to make sure that every entry was ... Read More about Cafe Shelf Winner is…..
Alright ladies! Here we go! I am going to share with you how you can make your VERY OWN Ballards Design-style cafe shelf for a fraction of what it costs in the magazine. Aren’t they beautiful? Well, they are expensive too! They range from $99.00-$139.00! I wanted some of these ... Read More about Cafe Shelf Tutorial and GIVEAWAY!
Hey ladies, I cannot believe August is over in 2 days! I just wanted to remind you that my August 50% off sale at my Etsy shop ends on Monday. For all of my new followers, I sell Gingerbread Family Ornaments at Etsy. I gave five of these families away during my "Christmas in July” giveaways. ... Read More about 2 Days left! 50% off Etsy!
I wanted to share a quick project with you.Since it was super cheap and easy, I am linking it toClick on the picture to check out other inexpensive projects.And since I did it myself, I am linking it to DIY Day at A Soft Place to Land.Let me back up…Several weeks ago, I shared with you a BIG project ... Read More about Burlap Covered Books
I fell in love with this house in the Summer 2009 publication of Better Homes and Garden “Decorating” magazine. I noticed how the white trim really stood out against the paint color of the walls. I have always loved the contrast of black and white. Look at this beautiful monogram… There are so ... Read More about The Inspiration for Painting my Kitchen…
U If you have been following my blog, you know that I recently made a lot of changes in my house in preparation for a family reunion. One of the changes I made was putting up cafe-style shelves in my kitchen. I got the inspiration from my favorite magazine, Ballard ... Read More about Cafe Shelves
I can’t believe that this is my last giveaway! I want to thank everyone who participated! It has been a joy to make these little gingerbread families for each of the winners. My boys have done a great job helping me announce the winners each week, but for the final giveaway, I wanted to do it ... Read More about The Final Giveaway Winner and A Big Announcement!
Hello! Today is the last chance to enter my “Christmas in July”giveaway. I cannot believe we are already at the end of July! My, oh my! I am giving away one last Personalized Gingerbread Family ornament. If you win, I will put your family’s name (however big or small) on an ornament ... Read More about Outdoor Wednesday & Last Chance to Enter my “Christmas in July” giveaway!