Building Our Dream House: Exteriors


I’m so excited to start this series on the blog today!  If you missed the pictures of our soon-to-be-home or the story of how and why we bought 5 acres of land, you can check those out first.  I’ll be going through design plans, inspiration, and looking for lots of advice as we go through […]

Bathroom Makeover Mood Board


I know it may be hard to think that I’m dreaming up a room makeover right now, but I’m in a project mood and our upstairs bathroom is going to be the victim.  With our house going up for sale within the next year and a baby coming by the end of the week {woohoo!}, […]

Translating Oscar’s Best Dressed to Home Decor


Who watched the Oscars on Sunday?  I’ll admit I didn’t watch a whole lot of the show but I do love to look at all the pretty dresses and the fun red carpet pics.  After hearing about all the fashion and seeing it everywhere from the Today Show to Pinterest to MSN and People, I […]

5 Fun Things


My best friend is throwing me a baby shower tomorrow and I am so excited.  I can’t wait to spend time with my girlfriends and celebrate little Baby H.:)  A friend who can’t be there sent me the most adorable little red tutu with matching headband.  Cutest.thing.ever.  I know what she’ll be wearing in her […]

Pin of the Week: Stunning Kitchen


Happy Friday!  It’s been awhile since I’ve shared one of my favorite pins of the week and today I have a gorgeous kitchen to share.  I apparently like it so much I pinned it twice:) via There are so many things I love about this room, but I think my favorite part is those large […]

Natural Light


Do you ever go back through your recent pins on Pinterest to see if you can find a theme?  I do that every now and then and it really helps if you are trying to figure out your design style.  You may see that there are certain things that you are pinning over and over […]

What’s Your Color Personality?


I was doing my daily Pinterest perusing the other day and came across this pin from a contributer to House of Fifty mag that I thought was so interesting.  There is apparently a personality  description that goes along with colors so I read through to see if mine fit and it sort of did.  I […]

I’m dreaming of…


…A fancy new shower.  Mike and I have been talking about ripping out our oh-so-unattractive tub/shower combo in our master bath and installing a nice walk-in shower.  We have a bathtub in our other full bath so we aren’t worried about losing the tub.  And if I had to choose between a somewhat crappy tub […]