Transformation: Update Brass Lamps


Last week I was a speaker at 2 sessions at the Haven conference in Atlanta. I spoke with two other bloggers, Brittany from Pretty Handy Girl and Mandy from Vintage Revivals.  Before each session we each told a little bit about ourselves and a description of our blog and style. I said that I am… 

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Currently Indulging… with Pretty Bed Pillows


Happy Monday… Last night, I got back from 3 jam-packed days of fun and learning at the Haven blog conference in Atlanta.  I had a good time, but my mind is on overload. It was non-stop – sessions, learning, meeting hundreds of bloggers, catching up with friends and… parties! You also come home with tons… 

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5 Things


I am headed off to the Haven blog conference in Atlanta today. I have been busy preparing for a session at which I will be speaking and have gotten a little behind in getting a post photographed for today.  Instead of posting a project on the blog while I am away, I thought it would… 

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Whip It Up in Mason Jars


My youngest daughter came home this weekend to celebrate the 4th with Ed and me.  To make her feel special on her arrival, I had a little surprise ready for her when she walked in the door that involved Mason jars. The iconic Mason Jar…  we all know and love them.  Just take a look… 

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My 4th of July Decorations


I am starting the July 4th weekend today and before I sign off for the weekend, I thought I would share some red, white, and blue 4th of July decorations with you to wish you a happy 4th. Family is coming and I have lots to prepare. Instead of flying our usual American flag this… 

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Fresh: Favorite White Paint Colors


I have been up to lots of painting the past few days. Rolling and brushing on lots of white paint. First priming with white to block the bright green paint color on the walls in my daughter’s bedroom that I am transforming. While I am busy at work trying to make progress in this room, I… 

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Demolition + Paint Colors


Happy Friday… I have been busy this past week doing some demolition and thought I would show you my progress. This was my oldest daughter’s room.  Last week I told you I had planned to make it an office for Ed, but he would rather stay downstairs, so I came up with an even better… 

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How to Decorate So You Feel at Home


Today I am taking part in the How to Decorate series hosted by Beth at Home Stories A to Z.  If you are new here and coming from Sand and Sisal – Welcome to In My Own Style. There are 25 talented bloggers joining the series sharing all week, so be sure to follow along and see… 

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Hatbox: Decorative Closet Storage


Are you ready to celebrate the first day of Summer?  I am and just in time. All week I have been concentrating my efforts on getting my work schedule planned for the next two months. When that was done, I switched gears and headed up to my clothes closet to purge and organize so my… 

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