DIY: Upgrading Ikea Curtains

While my plans for turning my daughter’s sunroom into a pillow room retreat have been in the works for months, alas, the contractor’s schedule does not usually align with my own.  So it’s taken much longer than I had hoped, … Continue reading

In the Works: Pillow Room Update

With demo on my daughter’s sunroom well underway, our plans to make it into a pillow room/tween retreat have shifted into high gear.  I started by choosing our fabric scheme (shown above), and now it’s time to get down to the … Continue reading

Our Favorite Ikea Hacks

We recently moved into a new home and discovered that the furniture from our old house doesn’t quite fit.  Our new place is a little bigger and there are a number of places where we could use a new piece … Continue reading

Trays: Don’t Just Sit There and Look Pretty

Trays are the perfect decorating accent.  Like pillows, adding a striking tray can easily enhance your decor.  Both functional and stylish, trays come in all colors, sizes, and shapes imaginable.  They work in modern to traditional settings, and they don’t … Continue reading

Weekend Inspiration: Party Time!

This weekend I am hosting a cocktail party on somewhat short notice.  With two small children, and now essentially two jobs, I have not had very much time to devote to planning. Thankfully, over the years I have put together a cache of … Continue reading