Updated Guest Room

Hello! Come on in! This is our guest room (aka napping room). I have struggled with what this room should be because it’s sort of a free space in the home. It’s off of the foyer so it could work as a parlor, den or office but my original intentions were to make it a…

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10 Trends I am Taking Home in 2018

Let me show you some trends that I have seen around lately that I just have to bring home this year. 1– Light walls with high contrast floors and accents such as the black backing of the shelving area in the picture above. I have loved dark walls with white trim for so long but…

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Happy 2018 and a Home Tour

Happy 2018! Hope you are all starting your year off healthy and happy! I am expecting a more positive and successful year this go-around. I know there will be some exciting things happen for my family, even though there’s NO cross country move in the forecast. Hopefully you have something amazing to look forward to…

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Natural Accents in the Family Room

After the Christmas decorations are all put away it’s fun to bring in natural winter accents from outside. Some of my favorite items to bring in are twigs, pine cones, fresh greens and logs. I admit that little tree is not real but it looks enough like it. I do like to clip greens from…

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Old Bench Love

Are you in love with wood benches like I am? Before Christmas I found this bench that maybe went with an outdoor picnic table in a previous life. It was red and nicely aged. Since I wanted to use it inside I painted it a color that goes with my neutral color scheme. It sits…

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Tour a Craftsman Style House

WARNING: Lots of pictures ahead. I finally got around to taking pictures of this model home in Kaysville, UT. The day was a little grey outside and all the lights are kept on for showing the home to potential buyers so there are some wonky shadows in some of the pictures. :/ This house was…

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Fur Throw and a Bargain Chair

A couple of weeks ago I went shopping with my darling friend to the Salvation Army. I have to say that the people working there are so nice. We looked over every bit of the place even the outside area where new items are dropped off. I spotted this metal outdoor chair there. It even…

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Sleep Like A Baby ~ OK!

Hello my friends! I am pretty excited to show you my bedroom today. After living in our home for a couple of months now, I finally feel like I am getting used to how we “live” here. At first I placed furniture and accessories in a similar way that we had it at our last…

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Sharing Our Music Room & Office

Happy Monday!Today I took some pictures of the room where we keep our piano. It includes a sitting area and our office space. This is a long open room with vaulted ceilings and one full wall of southern exposure windows. The natural light is what made me love this house as I walked through the…

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Saw Horse Desk and a Painted Armoire

This is a rectangle shaped room that is visible from the entryway to our home. I have made it into an office & living room combined. The piano and two leather club chairs are on one end (see HERE) and on the other side I have had a bit of trouble finding the right look…

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First Glimpse at Our New House in Utah

Hello Friends! I am finally getting around to taking pictures of our new space to share with you. This move has been a little hectic. It is so great being by my family!  However, moving my 12 year old boys has been tough. I grew up in the same house all my life so I…

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Down to Earth Accents – retail space.

Today I remembered to take my camera to the shop where I sell my creations and re-purposed furniture so I could share some pictures of my new space with you.  I love decorating a retail spot because it doesn’t have to really function and over decorating is acceptable. 🙂 The above photo is a trio…

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Trendy & Timeless…Black & White

Starting fresh from the beginning or adding to what you already have in your space, black and white are safe and striking ways to freshen up your decor. Solids or graphic prints in these two color extremes make a statement and add visual interest to any room. Here are a few ideas that are HOT…

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White, Black and Natural Family Room

Last week I cleaned our family room so good. I left it plain for several days. That helped me to regroup and slowly add the accents that I love. The green/grey fireplace wasn’t really the look I wanted after all so I painted it white. This is a photo from last week. Here it is…

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