Archive for Category: "Projects"

Simple Earth Day Crafts That Help Your Kids Get Out And Experience Nature

Earth Day is such an incredible opportunity when it comes to parenting. Sometimes I honestly feel like I don’t know how to combat the overwhelming forces of smartphones, social media and television (even for myself), and it’s almost a relief to have a day specially dedicated to talking about, interacting with, and learning about our [...]

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Room of the Day: 5 Ways to Add Charm to your Bathroom.

Room of the Day    What Makes it Good: I just love a sweet bathroom. The pastel colors in this little powder room make this one super cute. The bold use of black next to the pinks is charming. Then I love the pale blue stripes on the light fixtures. So if you are looking [...]

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Room of the Day: Tips for Creating a Perfect Room for Entertaining.

Room of the Day   What Makes it Good: Most hostesses I admire  set a tight table and a round table so that no one feels left out and everyone sees everyone. It is a great way to combine people who might not know each other well. The tightness makes guests feel close and familiar [...]

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5 Ways to Incorporate the Trend of Rustic Charm into your Bathroom

Room of the Day What makes it Good: This small bathroom is made bigger and more earthy  by the horizontal planks lining this wall. This is a relatively easy thing to do a bathroom and a great way open a bathroom up and give it grounding at the same time. What I love Most: The [...]

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I am a proud MAMA: Prentiss’s Einstein Game

My daughter Prentiss had  to do a project on a biography that she read. Her historical figure was the late great Albert Einstein. Her project?  To create a board game that teaches you and leads you through his life’s timeline, travels and accomplishments. Well to say she got crafty is an understatement. We spent an [...]

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5 Simple Ways to Add Some Design Trends to Your Bedroom

Room of the Day What Makes it Good: Bedroom lighting is so important. It should be a priority right form the get-go when designing a bedroom. In this room not only do they have multiple built in spot lights, but they have several other ceiling lamps at varying heights, which makes the room glow. What [...]

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10 Classy IKEA Hacks

I never get tired of seeing IKEA hacks. I am always so impressed and inspired by all the creativity of people taking IKEA products to the next level and making them theirs. As much as I love the price and design of IKEA. I always think it just looks like everyone else’s but then I [...]

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5 Great Ideas to Add to Your Kitchen NOW

Room of the Day   What makes it good:  The eclectic mix of materials. For example, the wooden shelves against the white brick, the bright and brassy hardware against the cast iron shelf holders, the matte finish on the cabinets along side the shiny black of the oven and hood, the speckled dark floor and [...]

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5 Ideas to Steal That Will Make Your Living Room Feel Bigger Today

  Room Of the Day  What Makes It Good: The simple color scheme makes this small living room seem much larger than it is. The white walls that match the white marble tile of the fireplace and the white curtains all unite the room and provide a blank canvas that makes the room seem light [...]

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Josef Frank Fabric

This fabric makes me happy. It makes me smile. I feel so good whenI see it.  Mr. Josef Frank had quite a tool box of talent that used all kinds of colors and whimsical patterns and shapes. To me so many of his fabrics celebrate Spring like nothing else. So welcome th season by celebrating [...]

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