Just wanted to pop in with a few small announcements- The look and style of the blog will be changing with a blog redesign and a few new looks for branding. This project has been in the works for a couple of months. Since we, my web designer and I are nearing the end with final details, I thought you might like a heads up and a sneak peek at the new blog style. Don’t be scared. This new look is going to be much easier to navigate and so… View Post

One winner will receive a copy of the book The Inspired Room and $200 Cash ( via Paypal) The Inspired Room by Melissa Michaels is much more than just a coffee table book of beautiful interior design photos. While the photos are lovely to look at, the writing style is pragmatic with numerous sensible tips and ideas that will help define your decorating style, as well as a variety of approaches to creating and curating a beautiful, inspiring home for all budgets. Welcome to the Inspired Home book giveaway. What do… View Post

This week I have been working on wrapping up a couple of large projects and photographing them. Next week I will be in California for a visit with family, working on styling an event, and attending an art hop that is featuring my cousins work. I’m excited to see everyone, do a little work, but less than enthusiastic to leave my fall weather for brutal heat. I’m a snow bunny, not a beach bunny. Not kidding either! Since I have been quite busy, I wanted to take the time to… View Post

What’s Headed Your Way……. Sharing sneak peeks of at least four upcoming posts that will include faux projects, DIY tutorials, recipes, and a sweet baby. Today I wanted to share a few of things that I’m working on and give you a glimpse of the posts that you can expect to see headed your way over the next couple of weeks. The blogging agenda looks like this:  -sharing a recipe or two, complete with styled photos – new furniture faux finish – DIY tutorial involving papering a wall -peeks at… View Post

First off, this post is for Bloggers, specifically WordPress bloggers. Those of you who receive emails from me, I do apologize. Because I genuinely like to help people I had to write this post, How to Verify Pinterest Using a Plugin.  I promise, pinky swear promise, these types of posts are not going to be a regular occurrence. Please do not put me in SPAM. I’m only trying to help other bloggers with something that downright infuriated me for an entire year! I hope you will understand why I wrote and… View Post