home decor
Barndoor Baby Gate

Well, I can't believe it but next week little Miss Lila turns 1!!  She has become extremely mobile...including walking :)  So a few weeks ago it was time to put up the baby gates. Our not-so-lovely-but-thankful-we-have-it military housing comes with the really steep stairs. With really sharp edges. ...

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{DIY} The Letter Pillow

Today's post is brought to you by... the letter L! I mentioned it in my last post - our baby girl's name is going to be Lila. Lila Marian to be exact (Marian is my grandmothers name). Do you remember on the TV show Friends, when Rachel has her baby Emma, they have a large letter E hanging on ...

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{DIY} Woodland Winter Wreath

We bought all the supplies from Michaels, and completed it in about 3 hrs. I made all the felt flowers, and mom wrapped the wreath. I think the secret is to have lots of felt flowers, even though they take a while to complete.  Hope you like it and feel inspired to get started on your ...

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{DIY} Panels with Grommets

Yesterday I shared the little pillow going in Charlotte's 3 year old room when we move to Japan. So today I have the matching window treatments. A few weeks ago I shared the inspiration for this room...but you know sometimes you get to the fabric store and a fabric just calls out your name and ...

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Rustic Spindle Bench

My husband is in the process of building us a dinner table.  I wanted something really rustic - farm table style - chunky legs - you know.  So to go around the table, we are using several chairs, all of the different and this cool bench that he made. Obviously, I can't show you the whole thing ...

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{DIY} 6 Piece Beach Ball Pillow

Well it finally feels like summer!  I don't know how it's been where you live, but we've had a pretty cool spring, and I am ready for warm days and balmy nights. Today I want to share my Beach Ball Pillow Tutorial with you. Where might you put a  beach ball pillow you ask?  Well, depending ...

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“Pallet-able” Home Decor

While browsing Pinterest the other day, I came across a gorgeous, eclectic coffee table that I just loved.  It was made from wooden pallets, and I thought, "Ryan could make that".  So I showed it to him. He had scooped up some free pallets a while back and was excited to have something to do ...

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Demystifying Feng Shui

I've been wanting to write this post for a while now, ever since having a conversation with my sister about what Feng Shui is. How to feng shui your bedroom Here's wiki's definition:  an ancient Chinese system of aesthetics believed to use the laws of both Heaven (astronomy) and Earth ...

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Decorating for the Seasons

So....guess what decorations are still up in my house.  St. Patricks?  nope.  Valentine's Day?  nope. Snowy wintry snowman?  nope. Christmas. That's right.  Christmas.  I would like to tell you that I forgot to take it down because it was adorning some out-of-the-way corner - but it's not true.  ...

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