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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Lightly Staging a Charming Ranch House

Thanksgiving is tomorrow…I can’t even believe it.  I am sad not to be spending the holiday with our families. But I have to admit that I am so excited to do all the cooking. I love making the whole traditional Thanksgiving dinner with Marc and the boys. It’s back to the four of us and…

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Lovely Vanilla Apartment Tour

Hello Lovely,WELCOME to our apartment! We are in the long process of building a home so while we are very patiently waiting we are living in a 1300 square foot apartment. Ms. Mazi is going to be your hostess and tour guide. She digs this stuff!However, she will have to be excused for a few…

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A Year Later and a Pretty House

Hey!  Long time no connection to my blog what-so-ever! I know, I know – that is a lame thing to do as a blogger – taking a year off and all but to be honest – I wasn’t having fun on a vacation or anything. The story is long but I will say that my…

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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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Designer Style {love} – Michelle Niday

I have a French Country magazine from fall/winter 2012. I keep holding on to it for this article Free Spirit written and photographed about Michelle Niday’s loft in LA.  I look over it again & again for inspiration for decorating my own home.  Michelle Niday is a designer in the Los Angeles area, according to…

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Winter Wonderland Home Tour 2014

Friday December 12th Sew a Fine Seam Domesticability Kreative Creationz Sisters, What! Saturday December 13th Create and Babble Down to Earth Style Shelstring Sunday December 14th Uniquely Grace Beautiful Living Frug Elegance Monday December 15th Niki Knows Lauri’s Extras I Am a Homemaker

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Down to Earth Holiday Home 2013

Welcome! There is not much room for words in this post because I’m filling it with photos of my home all decked out for the holidays.    I can over decorate sometimes but if you are looking for that…this will not be your favorite Christmas home but I did make most of our decor this…

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Cottage Style Home Tour

This post is full of pictures from that cute cottage that I posted about here. Enjoy the tour! Thanks for taking the tour of this sweet cottage and thank you to Kate (the owner) for the peek inside your lovely home. Sharing with: My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia, Common Ground, French Country Cottage, The Charm…

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Ryan and Ashley’s House

The kitchen…  Ryan has painted his oak cabinets 2 times, that I know of. First, a glossy black and now a light khaki green with a brownish glaze.  (see my own glazing technique HERE)  The kitchen is right off of the family room where Ryan removed the standard carpet and replaced it with pine wood…

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Ryan & Ashley’s Foyer

Ryan is my brother. This is Ashley & Ryan (at their wedding), Buddha and Pickle. I am sharing some pictures of their foyer and staircase.  This is a naturally distressed old chair conveniently placed in the foyer for removing and putting on shoes. A perfect accent, too. The shoes are stored right where you need…

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