Blue & White Throughout the House

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  I've been doing a deep clean to get our little house ready for all of the family and friends who will join us for our son's high school graduation this weekend, and one thing I've noticed is that I've got blue and white everywhere (not that that's a bad thing!). If you're … [Read more...]

Decorating Ideas for Outdoor Porches and Seating Areas

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As best I can tell, we're at the tail end of pollen season here in North Carolina, which means it's time to pressure wash all the outdoor furniture and get ready to enjoy the outdoors again. In honor of the sunny days and iced tea that will soon be enjoyed on the porch, I thought I'd share a … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Inspiration for Our New House

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    Before I talk about my design plans for the master bedroom in our new home, did you go to Target and see the Opal House line? I actually drove 20 minutes away to our larger Target (the closest one is under construction and everything is in a different place right now, talk … [Read more...]

How to DIY Wood Prayer Beads for Decoration

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  This is such an easy project, it almost doesn't need a tutorial but I thought I'd share how I made my own set of prayer beads with you all today.     I have been seeing these pretty bead garlands all over Instagram and in home decor pictures and knew it would be nice … [Read more...]

Our New Loft Area with Furniture from Article.com

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  I have a really fun room to show you today. The pictures you are seeing were taken in our current rental home (as our new home is still under construction) but this will all be part of the future loft area in our new house. I am excited to have a small bit of the decor for our new home … [Read more...]

New House Progress and the Decor I Have (Already) Ordered

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I think it has already been more than a month since I have written any updates on our new house! This won't be a long post, because well, there hasn't been much happening to write about :) but I thought I would put together a quick update. The exciting news is that as of now, things are moving very … [Read more...]

The Master Bathroom Renovation {Part 2–Reveal!}

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  Today I have the full master bathroom reveal for you! If you saw the first post {catch up here} you read that I wanted to make sure that my parents saw this space first in person and not here on my blog :) They have returned from their snowbird travels and are settled back into their space … [Read more...]

The Bathroom Renovation (Part 1)

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  If you love a good before and after like I do, today I have a really fun post for you. Over the last few months, my parents completely overhauled their master bathroom. Like any good daughter, I made sure to insert my opinion at every stage of the process, and of course, I took pictures to … [Read more...]

Rooms We Love Tour–Our New Master Bedroom

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It has been such a fun week seeing all the beautiful decor on the Rooms We Love Tour hosted by Tammy of Pink Peppermint Designs, if you missed any of the spaces they are all linked at the end. There is so much inspiration in these beautiful homes, and welcome to everyone coming over from Green … [Read more...]

The Do’s & Don’ts of Painting Kitchen Cabinets

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This post is sponsored by HomeRight, my opinion of their fantastic and useful DIY tools is my own.     The most common questions I got in my last house was about the kitchen cabinets. Did I paint them? (Yes!) Was it hard? (No!) Am I glad I did it? (Heck yes!) Will I paint (the … [Read more...]

About Our New Home–The Interior Selections

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  Outside of actually selecting a floorplan, the fun of building a new home comes in selecting all the interior finishes, am I right? I wanted to follow up with my other posts about the construction of our new home and share a little about what I picked for the inside. If you missed it, you … [Read more...]

Traditional Farmhouse Bedroom Inspiration

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Today I thought I'd share a design board I put together recently for a friend. She's a busy mom and she and her husband recently adopted a child with significant medical needs, so her personal time is limited. She needed a little advice on how to tweak their master bedroom; it's one of those huge … [Read more...]

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