I {heart} IKEA…

Back Camera

Last week Terry and I got ourselves a babysitter and went off on a field trip to IKEA. I was in search of new family room curtains (you can read about my Ballard failure HERE) and some more storage to make my soon-to-be "for sale" house less cluttered. Terry is creating a fabulous … [Read more...]

Sloane’s Big Girl Room

pink and green girls room

  Without a doubt, my daughter's room is over the top PINK & princess...just with some light green thrown in. Not only do I fall smack in the "girly" girl category, but having had two boys first I went a little overboard when I could FINALLY venture into girl land. Decorating this room … [Read more...]

Oscar Party Inspiration Board

Oscar Party

For those of you who know me, you've come to accept and understand my love for celebrity gossip.   I am not sure if it is the fairy tale, the glitz or the glamor that pulls me in, but I love it!  I am avid reader of Popsugar.com and check in for my daily dose of mindless celebrity entertainment.  I … [Read more...]

Sometimes it works…and then sometimes…

after dining chair

As I have mentioned I am working hard to get my home ready to go on the real estate market.  So, recently I have been updating certain problem areas to help my home "show" in the best possible light. As I don't live close to many retail establishments, this has involved spending LOTS of money with … [Read more...]

Red, White, and Blue–What Else Could a Boy Want?

vintage gumball machine

  Oh, what a week!  TGIF for sure!  Before I start packing for a quick trip to Florida (it's too darn cold in North Carolina), I felt inspired to do a quick post on my son's room. Everything's clean right now in my house.  My awesome cleaning crew came this morning (I would rather give up … [Read more...]

A Space of my Own

home office with ikea expedits and countertops

I have been hard at work polishing up several areas of my home, including my office (or as some would say, my "Mom Cave"). We converted this space from a playroom (this would be a great before and after, you wouldn't believe it! } into my home office two years ago as I have a design business … [Read more...]

And Finally…A Headboard

headboard 1a

While you can certainly find upholstered headboards galore in "Blogland," I am so pleased that a) I got around to making one and b) that it came out just how I wanted it to,  so I had to share!   For YEARS my husband and I have needed a real grown-up bed, and we have been planning on … [Read more...]

Love Sign {PRINTABLE}

free Valentine's Day Love printable

  As promised! Here is the little "love" sign...available for FREE download. (Please just leave a comment or become a follower if you would like it, we love to know these are being used by our guests) It's sized to a 4x5" size...just the size of the little wood signs at Hobby Lobby. Or … [Read more...]

What is your Valentine Style?

Sweet Valentine

"I'm looking for love. Real love. Ridiculous, inconvenient, consuming, can't-live-without-each-other love."  —Carrie Bradshaw, Sex in the City series finale Pretty in Pink? Sweet Valentine by TerryK featuring yellow gold rings H&M Shop Online hm.com H&m dresses … [Read more...]

Valentine Gift Tag Printables

Download these printables too!

  The best part of February to me is that Valentine's day is an excuse for chocolate and maybe some flowers, but mostly for taking a moment and giving some extra love to those that matter most. . I have been working on some small gifts for my children and for their teachers. I wanted to … [Read more...]

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