• Monthly Archives: June 2011

    Purple Bedroom

    Kev and I surprised my Mom with a quick “happy birthday” guest bedroom makeover this past weekend, so I thought I’d share some pics of what we put together for her here on the blog today! It’s always fun to … Continue reading


    How To Install Cabinet Molding

    Happy How To’s Day! We’re spending some time celebrating our 7 year anniversary and a birthday this week, so we thought we’d pull up a popular post from the past for today’s how-to party. It’s the one about making your … Continue reading

    TLC Kitchen

    Tudor House

    Hey there! Remember our neighbors with the cool kitchen we featured in our e-zine? They’re replacing their front door this week. Their current front door is brown… …but they’re gonna go with a little more color on the new door. … Continue reading


    David Bromstad

    I had a chance to chat with this guy on Monday… (Found this cute promo shot from HGTV in my inbox last week- LOL!) …and he was more than happy to answer some of the questions you submitted. (Yay!) I … Continue reading


    Design TV

    Okey doke- here’s the whole design TV scoop in a nifty little nutshell! Late last October, we were approached by an amazing production company who asked if we were interested in auditioning for a new, design-related TV series. Always up for … Continue reading


    Paint Color

    It’s Saturday (yay!) so I’ll make this short and sweet. (No pun intended as I’m about to mention a twice-baked, Italian-style cookie.) Remember that “light biscotti-colored paint” I mentioned in yesterday’s post? Well, Kev and I were in one of … Continue reading


    Board And Batten Siding – Pick My Presto

    Hi there, and welcome to another Pick My Presto post! This week I played around with a photo sent in by a gal named Jennifer Scott. The email she sent us read: Hi Kevin and Layla! Attached is a photo … Continue reading


    DIY Mirror

    Hey there! Kev here. Like Lay mentioned in yesterday’s post, I’m here to show you how I made the sunburst mirror for my Mom and Dad’s porch. Thanks to Kate’s tutorial, it was really easy to put together. First, I … Continue reading


    The Tables

    Howdy! Hope you had a great weekend! I thought I’d blog about the tables we worked on for Kev’s parents porch makeover today. First up, there was this guy… He looked great as-is, so we didn’t do a thing to … Continue reading


    Porch Ideas

    A couple weeks ago, I showed you a sneak peek of this guy… …and told you about our plan to make over the back porch at Kev’s parents house…which looked like this: Well, I’m happy to report that we finished everything up … Continue reading


    Birthday Bash

    June is a busy month around here. Me, my Mom, and Kev all have birthdays, and our wedding anniversary is on the 25th. This past Sunday, I turned the big 3-7. (Happy Birthday fellow “fifth-ies”! I saw there were quite … Continue reading


    Fireplace Decorating Ideas

    A few weeks back, I stumbled onto a blog called Nibs… It’s written by a gal named Martha and when I saw the mantel decorating series she’d been blogging about, I just had to write and ask her if I … Continue reading


    Breeze Inn

    Before we announce the winners of the Summer Rental giveaway, we thought we’d share some photos we took while we were staying at Mary Kay’s personal vacation rental, The Breeze Inn. It’s located on Tybee Island, just off the coast of … Continue reading


    HGTV’d Premiere

    24 hours ’til the premiere of HGTV’d!  Here’s a couple more sneak peek and behind-the-scenes videos…   Will you be watching tomorrow night? Join us on Twitter or Facebook!   ————————————————————————————- Need help arranging your furniture? Check out my e-book!


    Mary Kay Andrews – Summer Rental Giveaway

    A few weeks ago, I opened my mailbox and found a book from our friend Mary Kay inside… And like all of her books, I could not put that sucker down! Read the whole thing in three days! I kept … Continue reading