Favorite Spring Finds: Shoes and Sandals

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  Amy and I have both been on spring break this week, which is why we've been keeping a low online profile. We've both been able to enjoy some relaxing family time but will be back to our regular routine next week.We usually post our Friday favorites on, well, Friday, but since tomorrow is … [Read more...]

The Perfect Easter Hostess Gift

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  Since Easter is just next week and that usually means there's ham on the menu, I'm sharing my favorite homemade mustard recipe again. If you've been following us for any length of time you've seen it for sure; I make a batch several times a year and usually give small jars as gifts at … [Read more...]

Spring Home Tour at Danielle’s – Part 2

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    Today I'm back with part 2 of Danielle's spring home tour. If you missed part 1, featuring her Easter dining table, it's {here} and you won't want to miss it.The rest of her home is also picture-perfect and ready for spring. Enjoy the tour! We are right in the middle of … [Read more...]

Spring Home Tour at Danielle’s: Easter Tablescape

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  If you've visited us before during our holiday home tour series, then you're probably familiar with my very talented friend, Danielle, since she's kind enough to share her home with us every Christmas season. This year, I told her about a few reader requests for a spring home tour and … [Read more...]

Easter Table With Vintage China

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  Easter is right around the corner, and whether you're hosting or guesting, we always like to share a pretty spring table a few weeks ahead of time. Today I decided to showcase my new-to-me white and gold Limoges china paired with blue willow, blue gingham, and pale pink Portugal ceramic … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Decorate a Rental Home for Spring

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  Our family is just finishing up our second year of renting a quaint 1400sf cottage that's about a hundred years old, and while we have loved the location, it's taught me quite a bit about decorating smaller spaces and how to make a rental house feel like home. For those of you who … [Read more...]

How to Mix and Match Kitchen or Dining Chairs

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  As you may remember from last week, I updated a vintage cane bench and am using it at our kitchen table as banquette-style seating: That got me thinking about how I've mixed and matched my seating arrangements around my table for quite some time, and I thought it might be worth … [Read more...]

Updated (Again) French Cane Bench With Nailhead Trim

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  This post is sponsored by HomeRight. We're proud to be HomeRight Brand Ambassadors, but all opinions are our own. If you saw the new rug and seat cushions in my dining room last week {here}, then you might have read that our family tends to fight over the cane backed dining chairs … [Read more...]

Budget Design Series: Living Room Decor

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   This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. All opinions are my own.     As you all know, we work with Home Depot frequently and not just for all of our DIY project needs. Remember that my much-loved tufted living room sofa and Amy's stunning kitchen table are both from Home … [Read more...]

Spring Dining Room Updates

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  Yay for spring--we had convertible weather at least twice this past week (60s and 70s) and our fruit trees are blooming!  Of course, that got me in the mood for spring, and I finally pulled the trigger on two updates in our dining room. First, the jute rug that we've had for about … [Read more...]

Creating a Nursery Out of Attic Storage Space

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of VELUX Skylights for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine.   Aren't nurseries SO much fun to decorate? Before you spit out your coffee--this is a design I'm working on for a friend!! They thought they were stopping at two, but they're … [Read more...]

My New Brass Plug-In Library Sconces

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  A few months ago, I purchased and installed a pair of brass sconces in the MCC House. Because we're renting and I had no desire to add electrical boxes in our old plaster walls, I opted for plug-in sconces instead of hardwired ones. Today I thought I'd show you a few photos of where I … [Read more...]

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