• Monthly Archives: January 2009

    Vintage Columbia Kitchen Scale

    I saw this little scale up for bids on Ebay today. Is anybody else as intrigued with it as I am? Layla

    Color Cravings

    I’ve been thinking a lot about color lately.I used to think that I wanted all my walls white.When I look through magazines, white rooms are always the ones that captivate me the most.But the longer I live with my white … Continue reading

    Amazing Drapes, a Helping Hand and Gym Shelving

    Sonny might be cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, but I, myself, FLIP for flax-colored linen drapes with nailhead trim from West Elm. This “helping hand” appeals to me for some reason too: And how awesome is this metal, gymnnasium-style wall shelf … Continue reading

    Fully Alive

    I’m sitting here beaming. I have a friend named Lacey.She sings for a band called Flyleaf.We haven’t talked in a while because their band has BLOWN UP and they are travelling around the globe doing their thang. I couldn’t be … Continue reading

    Bathroom Inspiration

    How cool is this Bathroom? If you’ve got a new home, but want to achieve an “old home” look, this photo may serve as inspiration on how to get that look in your Bathroom. I am absolutely in love with … Continue reading

    Guest Bedroom Update – January 2009

    You may remember my Guest Bedroom as of last month.Well, since then, there’s been a little switcheroo. Let me explain. Kevin’s Mom and Dad, a sweet Southern couple, have been married over 40 years: They have slept on the same … Continue reading

    2008 Southern Living Idea House – Forth Worth, TX

    Verona Park Idea House Living Room Dining Room Kitchen Master Bedroom Boys Bedroom

    Country Kitchen Cabinet Re-do

    I received another email from a reader named Kim, which included these photos of her Kitchen. She said she was inspired by my “doorless” Kitchen cabinets. The first photo shows her cabinets BEFORE: …and this second photo shows her cabinets … Continue reading

    Beach House Bunk Room

    One of my readers (from Florida) sent me these wonderful photos of the Bunk Room she had built into her beach house back in 1996. It is just precious. I love the polka-dot bedding, the rope-covered ladder rungs, the boat-docking … Continue reading

    Coastal Living Idea House 2008- Galveston, TX

    Inside the front doors of the 2008 Coastal Living Idea House in Galveston, Texas, is a charming foyer. Check out the curved handrail. I love the way it instantly lets your mind know that, although stately and traditional, this house … Continue reading

    Mom’s Place – Department 56 Snow Village

    Every year my Mom and Randy set up a giant Department 56 Snow Village and train set display in their Sunroom. Each year it changes a little, and we love to just sit and talk about all the new little … Continue reading