Love this Milk Bottle

You know those little things you find that are really no big deal but just make you so happy? They get you just a teensy bit more excited to do some sort of mundane thing? Well, I found this adorable little milk bottle at Target the other week.    I’ve been filling it up at night so it’s […]

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February 28, 2012

Client’s Living Room Before & After

A couple of years ago around Christmastime, I was contacted by a husband looking to give his wife a design consultation for Christmas.  He bought her a gift certificate & surprised her with it.  We met a month or two later & had a two hour consultation in their home.   I’ve always thought this was one […]

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February 23, 2012

Remember Our Old Bathroom Sink?

We moved into our 70s fixer upper 2 and a half years ago and had to make a few quick & easy fixes…  One of them entailed painting our boys’ GREEEEEN bathroom sink white with a porcelain painting kit about 2 years ago.  It’s also the guest bath on our main level so everyone sees it. Before: After: […]

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February 18, 2012

9 Years ago today…

I was a college junior at JMU. {Yeah National VB Champs!} 9 years ago today …  a bouquet of thistle & roses was delivered to my apartment door with a note from the cute boy I liked in my Creative Writing Class. {Image from} 9 years ago today..  The cute boy took me out on […]

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February 15, 2012

The Back Office- Before & After

As anyone with a home-based business knows, office space starts leaking into other areas of the house, and as your business grows & you bring in new people, you need more room.  A few months ago, we moved our guest bedroom from one bedroom to another room- an unfinished storage-type room that we had finished.  […]

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February 14, 2012

Photoshoots & Projects!

Yesterday my photographer & her assistant (Helen Norman & F.J. Hughes) -are also good friends- arrived to shoot a few projects.  I am SO EXCITED about these photos!!!!!  Today we’re shooting another one & I can’t wait to see these.   {Not a photo from our shoot yesterday…  this is froman earlier shoot of  my […]

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February 11, 2012

Vintage Shaving Mirror

This weekend was so nice.  We got so much relaxing (& eating!) in and even a few random things ticked off of our “To do” list.  One of them was hanging the vintage shaving mirror I got my husband for Christmas.  (Yeah, I think he really loved it, considering it took until now for us to get […]

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February 7, 2012

Finished Ottoman- Sneakity Peek

I just wanted to share a quick peek of a fun ottoman we did in one of my new fabrics for our clients.  We topped it with a massive old wooden tray for drinks & snacks.      (Or as in this pic, pretty things.) {“Squircles in black & white by Lauren Liess Textiles} Seeing the end results of […]

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February 4, 2012



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