Inspiring Porch Ideas

Inspiring Porch Ideas

Do you have an old shed or structure in your yard?  Why not take a little time and create an inspiring porch to enjoy all year long?  This inviting space was an old shed.  They raised the roof and made it pop with color! Using garage sale finds and adding a coat of colorful paint will do miracles…and it gives it a comfortable feel … [Read more...]

Traditional Kitchen Ideas with a Contemporary Twist

Traditional Kitchen Ideas with a Contemporary Twist

Paying attention to simple details is the difference between a ho-hum kitchen remodel and one that will make you want to just sit and look at it, like art! I found this great looking green and white kitchen while looking at the traditional kitchens by Wren Kitchens page of a UK based site. I'm not sure I agree that there really is any such thing … [Read more...]

5 Space Saving Storage Bed Ideas

5 Space Saving Storage Bed Ideas

Recently, a good friend asked me a funny question. "Have you heard of this Tiny House movement?" I guess he just found the Internet last week because everyone has heard of the major shift to smaller homes. I, for one, love the move to smaller spaces and we can personally vouch for it being a wonderful lifestyle. (to a point...) What really got … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Black Woodgrain Kitchens

Gorgeous Black Woodgrain Kitchens

Are you ready for this? Black kitchen cabs have been the talk for awhile but most of the time it's black painted cabinets, not woodgrain. This kitchen does the whole black thing but dials it back just a tad by letting the wood show through. I love it! polygon homes on flickr This whole thing just works for me. It's not too dark thanks to the … [Read more...]

6 Styles of Beautiful Wood Ceilings

6 Styles of Beautiful Wood Ceilings

Is your ceiling getting boring? Feeling a little, er, flat? Here's an idea that's really not too hard to do and could make a stunning difference. Cover your ceiling with wood planks. Wood Plank Ceilings in Every Style Rustic Rustic is easy and fast. No painting and no tight finish work. This ceiling looks like 1x8 pine that has been naturally … [Read more...]

Create an Outdoor Room With a Tent!!

Create an Outdoor Room With a Tent!!

Sometimes simple ideas can turn an average deck into the most amazing spot to read, relax, and entertain your friends and family.  You don’t have to add on to your home to add a room!  Check this out!   Create your own outdoor room with a tent!  That’s right, this beautiful outdoor space is all in a lovely tent.  It all started with … [Read more...]

Winning Kitchen Storage Ideas

Winning Kitchen Storage Ideas

Sometimes we need just a little more space, or just the right space, to keep everything in order in the kitchen.  I love, love, love seeing my pretty dishes and vintage pyrex bowls so I wouldn’t want to hide them away in a regular kitchen cabinet.  Decorating with what you use can keep it all in reach and look beautiful at the same time.  Here … [Read more...]

Sizzling Outdoor Spaces

Sizzling Outdoor Spaces

Since we live in Florida we spend a large part of the year enjoying our outdoor areas.  There’s nothing like sipping cold lemonade and reading in the shade of a palm tree. :)  Our back porch is like an extension of our house so we are always adding a touch here and there to improve it.  I’m a big fan of potted plants and umbrellas! Here’s a peek … [Read more...]

Decorate With Tangerine

Decorate With Tangerine

Spring is here…time to add some color to every room of your house!  Patone’s Color of the Year is Tangerine Tango and this sweet and sassy color will brighten up any decor.  Just a touch is all you need and you can never go wrong with new pillows, right? Look for tons of small accessories coming to a store near you.  A simple vase or lamp … [Read more...]

7 Cute Kid’s Rooms

7 Cute Kid’s Rooms

There aren’t many things sweeter than an adorable child’s room.  Whether it's nurseries that look like they're out of the magazines or a little girl’s room that is just like a fairytale, imagination is the key to a fabulous design. I’ve found some stunning examples that I know will make you want to have a house full of children…maybe. This … [Read more...]