How to make and style a coffee table tray

How To Make And Style A Coffee Table Tray

  Styling  a tray is a fun challenge for me. I have several trays in-use around the house, but not in the family room. I needed an oversized tray for the long coffee table, and decided a crate would do the job. Today I’m sharing with you, how to make and style a coffee table … Continue reading How To Make And Style A Coffee Table Tray

Natural Brown Eggs With A Bunny Face

Bunny Face Eggs

Sitting at this table for an Easter brunch, will have you feeling relaxed and happy. The color palate is mostly white with touches of brown and green, inviting family and friends to linger around the table. Of course the sleeping bunny face eggs are my favorite feature of the tablescape.     No dye required here. The … Continue reading Bunny Face Eggs

Free Printable! Spring chick watercolor.

Spring Watercolors and Free Printables

Just in time for the first day of spring, I have two free watercolor printables just for you. I've been experimenting with watercolors more and more. I'm having fun discovering colors, brush techniques and developing my sence of style. This is the first time I've been brave enough to share my art work, so I hope you will like … Continue reading Spring Watercolors and Free Printables

Updated Stairs Hand Rail With Iron Ore Paint SW

Hand Rail Update

Sometimes maintenance projects are only exciting when you’re finished, and can step back and enjoy the results. This weekend's project involved updating the hand rails on the stairs with fresh paint that matches the front door.  In a previous post,  Curb Appeal, I featured the front door with the color Iron Ore from Sherwin-Williams. I'm still in love with the … Continue reading Hand Rail Update

Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

I must admit, I'm not very consistent when it comes to cooking and eating vegetables.  If you're like me, then maybe all you need is a bit of inspiration. I created three easy vegetable salad combinations, that you can make too. My enthusiasm for fresh vegetables was stirred from an eclectic mix of restaurants I discovered during a weekend … Continue reading Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

Bar Stools With A New Finish

Bar Stools With A New Finish

When decorating a room, it can be a challenge to find the right balance with paint colors, fabrics, and accessories. Updating our bar stools with a new finish, is a good example of how I'm creating that balance in our decor.     One of my favorite purchases from Crate and Barrel over the years, have been these bar … Continue reading Bar Stools With A New Finish

Ottoman Made With Wine Crates

Wine Crate Ottoman

I'm not sure if I'm more excited about my new wine crate ottoman, or the fact that my studio is clean enough for a photo shoot. I'm embarrassed to admit that it actually took longer to straighten and organize the studio, than it did to put the new ottoman together. Anyway, thank you for stopping by!   … Continue reading Wine Crate Ottoman

Decorating with winter whites and neutrals.

Winter Whites And Neutrals

This year I’m enjoying the feeling of being enveloped by winter whites and neutrals more than usual. It must be the new fresh paint from the kitchen radiating positive vibes to the adjoining areas. Hey, if it works, you just have to run with it.     In my favorite chair by the fireplace, I switched out the plaid pillow … Continue reading Winter Whites And Neutrals