DIY: Halloween Tablescape

There are fewer holidays that I like to decorate for more than Halloween.  While, I’m not really one to dress up in costume or frequent haunted houses, every October I look forward to pulling my pumpkins, skeletons, and things that go “BOO!” from storage to ‘haunt the halls’ (as opposed to decking them). Decorating this year is especially exciting because…

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The Big Update

Pour yourself a drink and pull up a seat, because this one’s bound to be a long one…and an honest one. For months, I’ve struggled with how to start this post.  In fact, I sat down last week (and a number of days this week) to pull the proverbial trigger and start typing, but I kept having to hit “Save…

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DIY: Wall-Mounted Mailbox

As I begin to type this post, I can’t stop hearing the AOL Man’s voice methodically saying, “You’ve Got Mail!” in my head.  But I digress…This post officially serves as the FIRST post since we’ve moved into the new house, and today you’re getting a sneak peek at the exterior.  I will start by saying that when I began the…

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HOME TOUR: GUEST ROOM

So as overdue as my previous post was, this one might take the cake.  Two weeks (eeek!) until we move, and I’m just now showing you the guest room refresh!  You got a sneak peek of it in my Apartment Therapy Home Tour last year, but here’s a little background on how this room came to be. Prior to Phillip and I…

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Living Room Transformation with Minted

This post is so extremely overdue that I’m almost embarrassed to post it, but this amazing artwork from Minted completely transformed my living room so I have  to share it before we pack everything up and move in a couple of weeks. Over the past year, my decor style has evolved into what I like to call “California Cool goes South” or…

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