Preppy Christmas Bedroom
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Preppy Christmas Bedroom

Hi there friends! I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving! Today is another Seasons of Home Holiday installment!!! Thank you to Kristen from Ella Claire for putting this incredible holiday bedroom tour together. I decided to take my bedroom in a preppy & playful direction this season. I used indigos, blush tones, creams, wool and organic greens to create a festive vibe that felt rustic and fun.

Navy + Blush Christmas Family Room Tour
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Navy + Blush Christmas Family Room Tour

Hi there friends! I am beyond excited to be sharing my first Christmas decorating post of the season!!! This collaboration is with Home Goods (yay!!!) and 18 incredible bloggers, as a part of the Seasons of Home Holiday Décor Series hosted by Ella Claire. Today we are sharing our family rooms, the heart of our homes. My color palette of choice for this year is a little unconventional but none the less, I LOVE it!

DIY Marbelized Mugs + My Rachael Ray Air Date
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DIY Marbelized Mugs + My Rachael Ray Air Date

Hi there friends! As promised I am sharing the easy tutorial on how I created a marbleized effect on the coffee mugs I just showcased in my Hot Cocoa Bar. I was on the hunt for green mugs and couldn’t find any, so I thought I would try something fun & different. I am also sharing my Rachael Ray episode date, which is right around the corner, eek!!!

Holiday Cocoa Bar + Peek At My Christmas Colors
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Holiday Cocoa Bar + Peek At My Christmas Colors

Hi there friends! I love this time of year!!! There is definitely something magical about the holidays, isn’t there?! Today I am back to share another installment of Seasons of Home, a blog series my friend Kristin began that showcases 16 incredible bloggers holiday homes. Each week is a different space and today we are sharing dining rooms!

A Pinch Me Opportunity + Favorite Cage Pendant Lighting
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A Pinch Me Opportunity + Favorite Cage Pendant Lighting

Hi there friends! I know things around here have been quiet this week. I do have a very good & exciting excuse. But first let me catch you up on what’s on the horizon and share this round up of beautiful cage pendant lights I have been meaning to post. As most of you know I shared my new kitchen lights last month in an effort to show you that you can make simple changes to your kitchen that will make a big impact without a full on renovation. Lighting is such an important aspect to any space, especially a kitchen.

5 Staining Tips Every DIYer Should Know
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5 Staining Tips Every DIYer Should Know

Hi there friends! A few weekends ago I attended the Made With Love staining workshop with Minwax & Bruce Johnson at the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Philidelphia. It was such a great event & trip that I wanted to share some things I learned. There were many things I came away with, things I never knew I was doing wrong that ultimately make a huge difference on how a project turns out.

Favorite Lighting for a Modern Farmhouse Look
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Favorite Lighting for a Modern Farmhouse Look

Hi there friends! A few weeks ago I shared my new kitchen beams, which I love so very much. I also revealed my new cage lights over the bar, so I wanted to share more about them since I have received so many questions. It’s all part of the 8 Ways to Refresh Your Kitchen, without a full on renovation. I spoke about loving & appreciating the home you have in THIS post and why I thought it might be a good idea to start this series.

Small Space, Big Impact: The Right Furnishings Make A Difference
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Small Space, Big Impact: The Right Furnishings Make A Difference

Hi there friends! I am back to share more about the Better Homes & Gardens makeover I revealed a few weeks ago, which is also in the October issue. This home was a privilege to makeover, I grew so fond of the homeowner Karen, her grandson Liam and the entire crew including Robert & his wife Catherine from Rebuilding Together. There was such a strong connection to this family and the people I worked with that I knew I had to get this right.

DIY Modern Rustic Wood Beams In The Kitchen
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DIY Modern Rustic Wood Beams In The Kitchen

Hi there friends! I am back to share my new DIY modern rustic wood beams that we just added to the kitchen! As I was saying in yesterday’s post we are tackling smaller projects in our kitchen to make the space feel more like us and our style. We will hold off on any larger projects until we are ready for the commitment of a renovation, which is not now. Often all a space needs are touches that say you to make it feel fresh again.

Appreciating the Home You Have + Kitchen Plans
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Appreciating the Home You Have + Kitchen Plans

Hey there friends! I thought I would pop in and share some thoughts on appreciating the home you have. I think it is so easy to get discouraged by the beautiful & perfect images we see online, many times it leaves us with the idea that what we have isn’t enough. I think deep down we know it is enough but we get sucked in and play the comparison game. And we all know that comparison is the thief of joy.