Creative Decorating For Renters

June 18, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

As property managers, one of the most common questions we get is: “Can I paint?” As a lover of design, color and decorating, every fiber of my being wants to answer ‘Yes.’ But, because I have to answer to my much more conservative hubby, my yes usually comes out as a ‘No.’ Fear not, renters … read more »

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My Favorite Floor Plans*

May 6, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

*Subject to change ~ hey it’s my blog! I say that with a chuckle because as I think to my past home styles and preferences they seem to change all the time. I used to be a down-home log cabin kinda girl (my first home as an honest woman – i.e. married). Then the grandeur … read more »

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Custom Roman Curtains For The Kids

May 2, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

Very early on in my Pinterest career, I came across this great tutorial from the blog, Pure of Faith, for No-Sew Roman Shades. I instantly knew I HAD to make these. Armed with Amy’s great tutorial and 5.5 yards of Amy Butler’s Love Paradise Garden Wine ($8.98/yard from fabric.com at the time of this post) … read more »

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Personalized Name Wall Hanging

April 23, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

I wanted something unique and personal to go over the bed in my master bedroom. After doing some great projects like this the bi-fold door turned magazine rack (picture coming soon) and the fabric covered canvas print wall gallery, I didn’t want this “art” to overshadow the other projects in my room or make the … read more »

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Crazy For Fabric

April 16, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

Not so long ago I used to tease my mother for her sewing….calling her “Betsy Ross.” Then I asked for a sewing machine a few Christmases ago. And not being one to disappoint on the gift giving scene, Betsy (aka Mom) delivered. It took a year before I took that bad boy outta the box. … read more »

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Before And After

April 11, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

Are you addicted to Before & After pictures? Do you tingle with excitement for HGTV reveals? Well then congratulations…you are a design freak like me! To tantalize your decoration taste buds I have a few Before & Afters of my own to show you…. Frumpy captain’s chair + Rustoleum’s Antique White + Thresholdâ„¢ Shower Curtain … read more »

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Kid-Friendly Hand Painted Glass Project

March 28, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

I cannot tell a lie…this is not my original idea. Although, it probably wasn’t the original idea of the Pinner who Pinned this on Pinterest (say that five times fast). But like any good Pinterest user, I saw it, I pinned it, I tried it, and I copied it. Anyway, this is a really easy, … read more »

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Create Your Own Fabric Photo Canvas Gallery Wall

March 25, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

My previous post, What I’ve Learned About Printing on Fabric (March 13th) led me to create my ~ in my humble opinion ~ fabulous Gallery Wall using fabric, artist canvases, reclaimed wood, a TV mount and ~duh~ my lovely TV. I actually have these wonderful, rustic boards in my basement. The previous owner or the … read more »

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What I’ve Learned About Printing on Fabric

March 13, 2013 | Categories: Blogs.

If you are like me, you LOVE the photo canvas prints from online photo retailers such as Snapfish, but are have sticker shock when you see their prices (an 8×8 canvas starts at $33!). While browsing ideas on Pitnerest, I came across Stephanie Lynn’s Under the Table and Dreaming blog post Make Your Own Printed … read more »

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