Archives for January 2011

Nautical Bathtub Valance

  Over the past couple of weeks, I have been working on transforming my sons' generic white bathroom into a yacht club loo. My first order of business was to add some color. Choosing a paint color has never come easily to me, and paint stores truly overwhelm me.  As we all know, you can … [Read more...]

Ballard Designs Memo Board Knock-Off

  Ok, so I am sure that like many of you with even the slightest of DIY inclination, you maybe saw this great memo board in the recent Ballard Designs catalog and said "I can SO make that"...(and did you think, pay $49 for this? Really?)   But, more than that, for YEARS I have … [Read more...]

Clash of Styles–My Daughter’s New Desk

    My friend Megan and I went to the awesome Cameron Antique Fair in Cameron, NC, a few months ago , and I scored a beautiful little desk for $75.  I’ve been looking for one for awhile, but nothing was exactly right so I continued to bide my time.  I had visions of painting it white, or … [Read more...]

Model Home Inspiration

Yesterday Terry and I (along with our friend Trinity) stopped off at a Model Home in our area. It's been awhile since I had been in one, but this one was an amazing source of decorating ideas. We were "oohing" and "ahhing" and had our i-phone cameras snapping away throughout our visit. Terry is … [Read more...]

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