Inspiring Work Spaces {and the ingredients to create your own}

Inspiring Work Spaces {and the ingredients to create your own}

One of the best ways to stay motivated while working is to have an office space that gives you everything you need–inspiration, comfort, visual interest, organization and storage.  Combine these ingredients with your personal style and you can create a work space that allows you to maximize your work efforts while at the same time fueling your passions.


Inspiration for your work space…

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Essentials for a Well Stocked Gift Closet

Essentials for a Well Stocked Gift Closet


Outside the holiday season, the spring and early summer months are prime gift giving times with graduations, weddings, mother’s day, father’s day and many of my friends and family’s birthdays taking place during these months.  Shopping at the last-minute for gifts is not something I like to do so I tend to keep a stash of essential gifts on hand in my gift closet.  These are items that have…

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My DC Trip Part 2—Memories and a Thrill of a Lifetime

My DC Trip Part 2–Memories and a Thrill of a Lifetime

Happy Monday!


Today I’m going to share part 2 of my DC trip.  As I told you last week, I had a fantastic time and so enjoyed seeing the city and the cherry blossoms. I arrived in DC on a Thursday morning and after dropping my luggage off and stopping for a little lunch, the walking tour of the city began.  During my 5 days in DC, my brother and I walked, walked and walked some more, visited all…

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Happy Easter and I hit 1000!

Happy Easter and I hit 1000!

Yesterday I shared my first spring tablescape and to celebrate Easter I crafted these cute bunny candy pouches filled with jelly beans for the Mr. and me and added them to the table.


In addition to celebrating Easter, today marks my 1000th blog post.  While I can’t believe I’ve written that many blog post I can tell you that after four years of blogging I still love sharing my passions, tips and…

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Eclectic Spring Tablescape

Happy Saturday!

It’s kind of a lazy day around my parts.  I’m still getting caught up on laundry from my trip and working on setting up new items in my Etsy shop.  Yesterday I was going to share a simple and eclectic tablescape I pulled together to celebrate spring and Easter but the day was gloomy and getting a decent picture was not in the cards.  The sky today is still dreary but I was able to…

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A City in Bloom—Highlights from my Washington DC trip!

A City in Bloom–Highlights from my Washington DC trip!

Happy Friday!


We’ll I’ve finished going through the hundreds of pictures I took in Washington DC and have decided to break my blog post into two parts. Today I’m going to share the beautiful Cherry Blossoms that graced the city and next week I’ll be back with the highlight of the attractions and places I visited and a really cool thing that happened while I was there.

Enjoy part one of my…

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Easy and Stylish Last Minute Easter Decor Ideas

Easy and Stylish Last Minute Easter Decor Ideas

Hello there!  I’m back from my trip to DC and getting back in the swing of work and blogging.  My trip was absolutely amazing and I can’t wait to share the photos with you.  While I’m sorting through photos and doing laundry, I thought I’d bring you a few quick and easy Easter décor ideas since the big day is this Sunday.

I don’t do much decorating for Easter but I do like to have a touch of the…

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Why the Decor of Your Home Matters

Why the Decor of Your Home Matters


I was reading an interesting article the other day that was filled with statistics.  The numbers were staggering but what really was on my mind was how those numbers related we decorate our homes.  It all comes back to time, the time we spend under our own roof.  With some much time spent in our homes, the saying that your home should rise up to meet you and that it should fuel your soul is so…

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Inspiration {plus a design tip}

via When it comes to paint colors, finding the right color for your space can often be  a test of trial and error. 

A Collection of Creative Ideas

A Collection of Creative Ideas

There is so much more to creative design than how the furniture is arranged or what type of artwork you have on the wall.

Creative design comes in all forms…

The next time you are at the thrift store, don’t overlook those old kids chairs.  A little diy and you can turn them into stylish dog bowl holders that will feel apart of your décor.



There are so many unique uses for old ladders but…

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