• Monthly Archives: November 2010

    Holiday Home Linky Party & our Christmas Mantel

    Happy¬†Holidays! And welcome to the Holiday Home Linky Party! Today’s party is all about merry mantels- because if you’ve been reading our blog for more than a couple months, you know how much I love a good mantel makeover! Kev … Continue reading

    Holiday Home Linky Party

    Guest My Nest: Dutton-Waller Cottage- Tybee Island, Georgia

    This Summer, we whistled n’ worked on a little ol’ place called “The Mess Hall” on Tybee Island, Georgia. Initially, we thought we were going to stay there while we worked, but since the place had been freshly painted right … Continue reading


    Adoption Update & a DIY Sideboard Tutorial

    Hey there! I wanted to share a link to a project we worked on for HGTV.com this past Summer. Do you remember the console table-turned-sideboard we used in the Mess Hall on Tybee Island? Click on the red button below … Continue reading


    Our King-Sized, Pottery Barn-Style Headboard

    We decided to go with a metal headboard because we just didn’t want any of that glorious natural light to be blocked. (So many of the rooms in our house don’t get a lot of natural light because of the … Continue reading

    Master Bedroom

    Tobacco Barn Antiques in Asheville, North Carolina

    Well, we’re all done shooting the cottage we’re staying at, and boy did we have fun photographing the place! ¬†We finished up around noon today, so we decided to head over to Asheville and check out a place called “Tobacco … Continue reading


    The Grocery Shrink

    Hey there! We’re broadcastin’ live from a lovely location on top of a mountain in North Carolina today. We’re here photographing a super cool cottage for Cottages & Bungalows magazine, and if everything goes according to plan, the issue they’ll … Continue reading

    Grocery Shrink

    Traditional Style Dining Room Inspiration for the Brights, AND Beth!

    Do you remember when I did a dining room consultation for the Bright family awhile back? (Click on that link if ya wanna read, or re-read, all about it!) (Move your cursor back and forth over the photo below to … Continue reading


    E-decking the Halls (or should I say “Walls”) at Just a Girl’s house: Part Two

    Good news! My friend Chris liked the little surprise I left her yesterday (yahoo!)- but she did have another thought on the whole “to arch or not to arch” subject: “Layla you KNOW how much I love those virtual transformations … Continue reading


    E-decking the halls at Just a Girl’s house

    She might think she’s “just a girl“- but to many of us out here in blogland she’s A-MA-ZA-ZING! Chris and I have been e-friends for a couple of years now, and I’ll never forget the day I received an email … Continue reading


    Window Treatments for the Master Bedroom

    Life just seems to have gotten busier and busier lately, so there hasn’t been a whole lotta renovatin’ goin’ on in the master bedroom. That being said, this is what looked like just a mere month ago… …and here’s a … Continue reading


    Country Living Fair 2010 – Stone Mountain, Georgia

    Hey there! I’m anxiously anticipating Kevin’s arrival tonight (he’s been on short, Midwestern, “warm up” tour with his band for the past week), so while I (anxiously) wait for him, I thought I’d blog about our trip to the Country … Continue reading


    Christmas Decorating Inspiration Linky Parties Coming Soon!

    Hey there! I’m so excited to announce the “Holiday Home” linky party event that me and my friends Sarah, Kate and Rhoda have been planning! Like the image above says, we’ll each be hosting a “Holiday Home” themed linky party … Continue reading