Fix it Friday: Master Bedroom Expansion

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We're taking Fix it Friday to the bedroom! Here is the before picture of my client's muted aqua master bedroom. The clients wanted an updated bedroom while still keeping their bedroom furniture and their bedding. As you can see, they had symmetry with their matching night stands and lamps, but still something was off with the space. What 5 things would you do to fix this space?   5 Changes I Made: Painted the room a warm grey color and added white crown molding to the perimeter Brought symmetry to the room by adding a window to the right and hanging floor to ceiling window ... >> Read More...

Fix it Friday: Updated Transitional

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Happy Friday! Today's focus is on one of my older projects. It was a tract home with an incredibly disproportionate and awkward built-in in the family room. I don't know why home builders ALWAYS build built ins that aren't symmetrical. It drives me NUTS! SO-- what are the different things you would fix in this room?     Here is what we ended up with: 5 Changes I made: Closed off the doorway to center the fireplace and bring some symmetry to the built-in Added some texture to the fireplace with our favorite Eldorado Stone, lined with modern molding Removed the yellow color on the ... >> Read More...

Fix it Friday: From Drab to Fab

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Happy Friday everyone! We have been soooo overwhelmed with this Christmas season that we haven't had time to post as many #FIF posts as we wanted. Now that its a new year (CRAZY, I still keep writing 2014!) we are coming in hot with lots of great content for the blog that will inspire you and encourage you to make your own house a beautiful home for you and your loved ones! As I have mentioned before, Fix it Fridays are a fun and engaging way for all of us who enjoy interior design to join in on a discussion on how to improve and beautiful different spaces each week. Some photos will be of my ... >> Read More...

12 DIY’s of Christmas

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1st DIY of Christmas:  A Red Spoon Mirror 2nd DIY of Christmas:  A 5ft Star Light 3rd DIY of Christmas: Coffee Filter Snowflakes 4th DIY of Christmas: Peppermint Striped Candles 5th DIY of Christmas: A Candy Cane Wreath 6th DIY of Christmas: Bottle Brights 7th DIY of Christmas: A Cinnamon Stick Candle 8th DIY of Christmas: A Scarf Wreath 9th DIY of Christmas: Hot Coco & Metallic Mug Gift Set  10th DIY of Christmas: Mason Jar Snow Globes 11th DIY of Christmas: How to Wrap a Gift for a Girl 12th DIY of Christmas: How to Wrap a  Gift for a Guy ... >> Read More...

Santa Beard DIY

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This fun and easy santa beard is the perfect Christmas project to do with your kids, classroom (if you're a teacher), or even something fun to make for a tacky christmas sweater party! Heres what you will need: Materials: White felt Beard template Pen Scissors Cotton balls Hot glue gun Elastic Eyelets (optional) Step 1: Shape your beard Download and print out this santa/seven dwarf beard template from PagingSupermom.com Cut out the beard and trace it onto your sheet of white felt Cut out your felt beard Step 2: Size & Secure Your Beard Lay out ... >> Read More...

Metallic Solo Cup Sparkle Ball

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Watch the video on this project! . Every year we try to upload a fun and unique Christmas DIY project. Last year we made an inverted christmas tree chandelier and the year before that we uploaded the Book Wreath tutorial. If you haven't seen either of those... you're going to want to! This year we have made an absolutely positively gorgeous sparkle ball made out of plastic Solo cups! Thats right, plastic cups from Walmart ;-) Materials: 48 clear plastic 9 oz Solo cups Stapler (best option is this long reach 190, but if you don't want to go out and buy one, a normal stapler will ... >> Read More...

Fix It Friday – Dining Room

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Whether you're a professional in the industry or just an avid home enthusiast, #FixItFriday is a fun and engaging way for all those who enjoy interior design to join in on a discussion on how to improve and beautify different spaces each week. Every Friday I will post a different photo of a room with design flaws. Some photos may be my before (or even after photos) of my own projects, and some may be random pictures I find online. My intention with this new series is not to bash any interior designer or any specific home owner but rather to sharpen your skills as you critique your own spaces ... >> Read More...

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece

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Watch the video of this DIY tutorial! . The yummiest day of the year is quickly approaching! After spending hours in the kitchen cooking up a storm you want to make sure the fruits of your labor are beautifully presented and visually appealing for your guests. Since you have already spend hours in the kitchen, the last thing you need is a complicated centerpiece! Problem solved, we have the easiest centerpiece idea for you today that you can make in minutes! Look no further than your local grocery store, all of the materials are extremely accessible. Take a look: Materials: 3 ... >> Read More...