DIY: KELLY-WEARSTLER INSPIRED LAMP

I LOVE a good ‘look for less,’ and this DIY is just that–and for a LOT less!  For years, I’ve coveted Kelly Wearstler’s Linden Table Lamp, but an $840 lamp–while stunning–is not in my budget. I was easily able to recreate the look–for less than $70!!!  And, I have to say, I’m quite impressed with the result. *Gets arm cramp from patting…

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BEFORE & AFTER: GUEST BATHROOM

Much like the master bathroom, the guest bathroom got a complete makeover during the remodel, and I’m so excited to finally share the before & after!  This bathroom included the only wall (a whole two feet!)  that we had to take out during the entire renovation, but that little change made a world of difference.  Like in other ‘before &…

DIY: TEXAS STARRY NIGHT EGG

Late last year, Food Network Magazine asked 50 DIY bloggers, one from each state, to decorate an Easter egg in a way that represented their state. I was beyond honored to be asked to represent the great state of Texas, and quickly started brainstorming as to how I could decorate an egg that would shine as big & bright as…

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EASY EASTER ENTERTAINING

I think it’s fair to say that spring is my favorite time of year, especially living in Texas.  Not only is the weather (mostly) perfect for a few months, with spring comes crawfish boils, outdoor festivals, and Easter.  And as much as I love decorating and entertaining for a holiday, I realized I’ve never actually done an Easter entertaining post!  That…

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BEFORE & AFTER: MASTER BATHROOM

The master bathroom was the very last room to be completed in the remodel (well, before all of the crazy kitchen sh*t happened before Thanksgiving…but I’m mentally blocking that out and won’t waste your time with that sob story) I digress! Again–The master bathroom was the last room to be completed in the remodel, and it is MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE.  For months…