• Tiny Kitchen – Pick My Presto

    I had fun working on a presto chango for a gal named Beverly this week. She sent me an email asking for some sunny-style design inspiration for her tiny galley kitchen. It’s open to three other rooms in her house, … Continue reading

    Beverly's Pick My Presto

    Living Room Design Ideas – Pick My Presto

    Hey there, and welcome to our very first Pick My Presto post! I had an absolute ball putting this presto chango together, and I look forward to posting lots more of them (on a somewhat regular basis) throughout the year. … Continue reading

    Living Room Design Ideas

    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


    Reader Re-do: Sandra’s Beautiful New Loo

    Hey friend! Thought I’d mix things up and publish three posts today! I know.I’m a real wild woman. Anywho…I receieved this letter from a friendly reader the other day, and I just had to show you her radical re-do! Check … Continue reading

    Virtual Living Room/Dining Room Consultation for Nick, Meredith (and Jack!)

    Howdy! I haven’t shared one of my Virtual Consultations in a while, so I thought I’d blog about one today. Dilemma: How to arrange the furniture in a super small living and dining room that are open to each other. … Continue reading

    Reader Re-Design: Katie’s Fab New Fireplace

    Last year, I did a Photo Consultation for a sweet gal by the name ofKatie. She wanted some low cost/high impact ideas that would help spiff up her Living Room- so I sent her a bunch of suggestions and a … Continue reading

    Working With Natural Wood Walls & Ceilings

    Angie’s all wood room… Welllllll… I, personally, don’t think anything says “cottage” more than a room full of fresh, white, wood walls…. But…I can also totally dig your hubby’s desire to preserve your cabins’ woodsy/rustic interior- especially if what’s cladding … Continue reading

    Easy, Affordable Ways to Add Character to your Rental Home or Apartment

    I received this comment on my last post “Easy, Affordable Ways to Add Character to a Newly-Built Home”… …so I thought I’d tackle Gail’s dilemma here today! First off, check with your landlord to find out whether or not they’re … Continue reading

    Easy, Affordable Ways to Add Character to a Newly-Built Home

    (Courtney’s Kitchen) ————————————————————————————- I tooootally hear what you’re saying Courtney! Kevin and I lived in a brand new house a few years back, and I, too, was faced with the dilemma of finding ways to justify replacing the “new stuff” … Continue reading

    Billingsley Bathroom Redo

    I recently had the pleasure of creating a presto change-o for the Billingsley family. They sent me photos of their guest bathroom, and an email that read- “This bathroom started out in all good intentions, but 3 years later, we’re … Continue reading