A PEACOCK WREATH

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    Guess where I went shopping yesterday?? Oh yea!! Usually when I go to Hobby Lobby, I have a long list of items I want to purchase. But this time I just wanted to browse with my sweet friend, then eat some lunch and just spend some time enjoying each other's company. When you enter this particular Hobby Lobby, you are greeted by a huge selection of bins filled with brightly colored fake flowers. There are aisles and … [Continue reading...]

GETTING A LITTLE PERSONAL

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I'm feeling a little nostalgic today. This weekend I'm looking forward to spending some time with an old high school friend who is coming to NC to move her daughter out of her dorm room back home to FL. We'll call her Ms. P. While I'm running through what we can do while Ms. P is here, I can't help thinking about all the great memories of my middle school and high school years.  This is where it's going to get a little personal. No DIY … [Continue reading...]

INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #12 ~ Easter Edition

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SPRING IS IN THE AIR! Here in NC, it's been beautiful outside the last couple of days. Right now, the sun is shining, the air is warm and I'm going to go take a walk later. I can't wait. Some inspiration for your Easter weekend! KITCHEN INSPIRATION Source FAMILY ROOM INSPIRATION Source BATHROOM INSPIRATION Source [...]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION ~ March Madness!

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Alright, how many of you filled out a March Madness bracket? Or am I the only one? I have 5 boys (one LOML and four sons) who are college basketball CRAZIES! Ask them anything about any team, any player, any coach and they know… EVERYTHING! (Do I sound like a proud Mama?) I'm not bragging [...]

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ELEGANT INTERIOR DOORS ~ with a little bling!

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It takes visitors to my house for me to get off my butt and complete projects that have been running around in my head and I have been ignoring! Source When I feel the pressure of company coming to visit, all of a sudden I'm energized to do the thousand projects I've been procrastinating for [...]

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BYE BYE FISHY BATHROOM ~ Hello beautiful and elegant!

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Hey people on the East coast ~ how has this crazy weather affected you? In NC, we've been homebound for almost two weeks with all this snow and ice. The positive of being trapped relaxing inside….I've gotten a lot of work done on the laundry room and our second bathroom. The second bathroom, also known as [...]

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BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRY ROOM DOOR

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I found a picture on Pinterest of a half glass door with frosted glass and the word "Laundry" across the window. Source Isn't it beautiful??!! Well, me being the champion copier that I am, began my hunt for the perfect door for my newly redone laundry room. Every weekend, the LOML and I, with the [...]

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FUN PICTURES FOR THE KITCHEN

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I have been trying to fill the two kitchen walls around the back door to our deck since I redid the kitchen a few years ago! I've tried a couple of things with no success. I was almost going to quit. Since we're expecting company to come visit this week I thought I'd give it another [...]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #10 ~ St. Patrick’s Day

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    Since I don't think I'll be able to post an Inspiration Pinspiration next Friday (I'll have a houseful of company), I thought I would do a St. Patrick's Day inspired one today. Hope you're inspired! BEDROOM INSPIRATION Source KITCHEN INSPIRATION Source LIVING ROOM INSPIRATION Source BATHROOM INSPIRATION Source OUTFIT INSPIRATION Source WORDS OF [...]

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INITIAL ART ~ with buttons

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I love a good (and easy) craft.  Since I'm working on the second bathroom in our house, and I have a small blank wall begging for a pretty something, I went to Pinterest for some inspiration. I've seen a lot of creative projects using buttons. Source Source Source Aren't they fun??!! Inspired, I ran to AC [...]

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