5 Resaons to Love St. Patricks Day

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A good Irish girl must do a post about what she loves about this special day.  Along with Fourth of July, St.  Patrick’s Day ranks top on my list of favorite holidays.  I know, crazy, most people like Christmas the most.  I’m just an odd duck and prefer the holidays that are just as much […]

State Chalkboard Art

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Ahhhh, does life get in the way of blogging and projects around here or what?!  We have had sick kiddos, bad weather, sick Momma, and now job changes going on around here.  So all my mental and physical energy has had to be applied elsewhere.  But great congrats to hubster who has landed a wonderful […]

Book Page Wreath. . . That Needs Some Improvement

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I’ll just tell you . . . when I like something, I like it.  I mean I really like it.  And I use it and use it until I get sick of it. Take for instance the book page wreath.  Currently I have one hanging in my dining room, on my front door, and now […]

DIY {Dollar Tree Frame} Bulletin Board an Update on the Area Rug

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Growing up we always had issues of Architectural Digest hanging out.  I would flip through them monthly and it seemed that each issue would have photoS of a work space and in that work space there was always a wall covered in ideas and inspirations.  I dreamed that someday I would have a wall like […]

Steps to Creating an Eye & Heart Pleasing Focal Wall

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Every room has something in it that draws a looker in.  Most of the rooms in my house, it is the mess.  Yes, with three kiddos running around we have more mess than less.  I’ll try and be real here most days and show you the mess but I also like to show you everything […]

Help Me Choose an Area Rug

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As I mentioned back in this post, my mind is currently focused on bringing in a fresh look to my front room.  One of the ideas rolling around in my head is an area rug.  If you follow me on Pinterest (which you should here) then you know I pinned many ideas on hand painting […]

Beginning With the Problems

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When I first begin to look at a room that I would like to redesign, I begin by asking “What are some of the problems that I am having with this room?” In my front room, it was not a problem that I had in there but a problem that I was having at our […]

Catching Up and Other Stuff

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Hello and welcome to my very first post on WordPress! I’m excited that the move over was fairly painless and I did it all myself! Well sort of. I cried out to my bloggy friends on Facebook when things weren’t going as planned. Beth from Home Stories A to Z tipped me off to Kristi […]

Throwback Thursday {4th Edition}

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It has been such a beautiful week here in PA!  We are having some tremendous weather.  It’s so hard to be stuck in an office when I’m used to being free to enjoy the weather.  I’m not complaining about my job though.  This is a great opportunity and it is so neat to be around […]

Introducing {My friend Valarie Shares Some Pins from Pinterest}

Well this is a happy day for me!  I am so excited to share my great friend Valarie with you.  She so kindly stepped up and offered to help me out here on the blog while I am busy juggling a new temp full time/perm part time career thing I have going on.  I’m sure […]