A Gallery Wall With Room To Grow And A Review

Gallery walls are like thumb prints.  Everyone has their own unique style or taste and no two are just alike. Designing a gallery wall may seem intimidating, but if you’re creating one from the things you love, then there’s no right or wrong.

The gallery wall in my studio started small with two photo ledges I purchased from Pottery Barn, a wood sign quote, prints and odds and ends.

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Home Decorators Collection at the Haven Blogging Conference

Haven Conference 2016

Today’s post serves two purposes. First I wanted to assure my husband, I was at the Haven Blogging Conference, and not getting spa treatments for three days. Secondly and more importantly, I want to thank Home Depot and all the vendors for sponsoring and contributing to our conference. Every vendor was focused on creating customer loyalty with inspirational tips and fabulous give-a-ways.  No doubt, I will be putting everything to good use in my projects in the coming months. Home Depot, you rock!


Give-a-ways at the Haven Blogging Conference




Take a look at the variety of vendors adding to the fun atmosphere, we enjoyed at the conference.

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Enticing Rare Whiskies

Last week, I happily found myself back at Next Wood Fired Bistro, for a third Scotch tasting dinner. While anxiously waiting for the evening to begin, I snapped a few photos of the enticing line up of rare whiskies, by William Grant & Sons.

Kininvie 23 Years Old   –   The  Annasach Reserve 25 Years Old    –    Balvenie 30 Years  –   Old Glenfiddich 40 Year Old

To our delight, David Allardice, the Glenfiddich Ambassador, was back to guide us through an incredible array of whiskies. David’s Scottish accent, charming personality and witty humor led us through a wonderful evening of exploring my favorite golden liquid. But once again, no kilt!


Glenfiddich Ambassador David Allardice


Kininvie 23

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2015 Thistle Key Lane Review

A smashing success!  I would like to thank my viewers, for being very kind and resisting the urge to tear apart my projects or me for that matter, especially when blogging details may have been perfectly clear to me and no one else.

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LG Washer and Dryer Review

I’m so excited to be reviewing the LG Top Load Washer with Turbo Wash (WT7700HVA 5.7 Cu. Ft.)  and the LG Easy Load Electric Dryer with Steam (DLEX7700VE 9.0 Cu. Ft.). To see the original Laundry Room post from September, click HERE.  I had several people ask for my opinion concerning the LG products, but didn’t feel comfortable making a recommendation until now.


LG Washer and Dryer

LG Washer and Dryer

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