Archive for February, 2011

Pinned {February 27, 2011}

Pin·terest (pĭn’trĭst): n. a social catalog to collect and share things you love Pin (pĭn): n. an item you post to a pinboard Pin·board (pĭn·bôrd): n. a visual collection of things you love — I have some chairs like that. Just need a room to match. Pinned here. Found here. Loving the yellow cardigan, skirt, […]

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Let’s Pretend: Hosting an Oscar Party (2011)

The party starts at 8 pm. You’ve already eaten dinner, so I’m serving dessert… …and red carpet cocktails. We’ll play Oscar Bingo while we watch the show. And since we’re just pretending, I think I’ll wear this… …with these… …and this. Will you be watching the Oscars? Tell me what you’ll be eating, drinking, wearing […]

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One Fun Thing: Chalkboard Fabric

Is chalkboard stuff still cool? You’ve seen this chalkboard pendant lamp. For awhile, chalkboard was everywhere. I still like it. You? Available from Haberman Fabrics (and other retailers if you Google it). Haberman says: CHALKBOARD™ FABRIC Color(s): Black. Width: 47.5″. Encourage creative doodling by kids or adults! This lightweight and erasable material can be sponged […]

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Merry Christmas {Living Room Update}

Remember this corner of the living room? Eek! With a minor transformation, the corner looked like this (not-so-fondly referred to by Jake as “the old lady shrine” because of the birds on the table cloth).  Better, but with exception of the dog, still pretty ugly. The living room overall has been challenging. Before we could […]

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Confetti!

I found a cute new Etsy shop I just have to tell you about – Confetti Garden.  I can’t recall how I first came across the shop. But I’m so glad I did. I’ll show you what I purchased in just a minute, but first let me show you how the package came. Consistent with […]

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Let’s Soften Things Up {Living Room Update}

Warmth and softness are the theme of this living room update. Let’s take a look back at how things gave progressed so far. I mentioned in an earlier post that we don’t have “real” before pictures. When we moved into this home, I never imagined I would be blogging about all the changes we’ve made, […]

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Pinned {February 20, 2011}

Pin·terest (pĭn’trĭst): n. a social catalog to collect and share things you love Pin (pĭn): n. an item you post to a pinboard Pin·board (pĭn·bôrd): n. a visual collection of things you love — This kitchen actually sparkles. Pinned here. Found here. Don’t you want to just sit here and have a chat? Pinned here. […]

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Big, Beautiful Art for the Living Room

Our living room is coming along. But the walls are still empty, which makes the room quite boring. So, the search began.  At first, I thought about taking on a DIY project like this (tutorial here, found here)… Or this using some old notes I have from my Grandma Maxine (tutorial here)… Or this DIY botanical print (tutorial […]

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Best of 2010

Welcome new readers. You’re growing in number (and making me happy!). For those of you not following along last year, I thought I’d recap some of the most popular posts from 2010. Here we go… 10. A peak inside our living room (September 2010) 9. A home keeping check list 8. A design plan for […]

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14 Valentine’s: Day 14, For the Dogs

Give your Valentine extra treats and belly rubs today.

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