Living Room Update: Partition Wall (Part 1)

Partition Wall | Living Room | Cottage Style

“A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy.” -Juan Montoya Well, I promised to blog about how the new partition wall was coming along today, so here’s a post about where we’re at! First, here’s the inspiration photo-drawing I put together in Photoshop […]

Hope Heals

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“I want to communicate to you that I don’t hang out at that place of fear…of questioning what *might* happen. I think there’s something profound about hope. I think there’s something so meaningful when you cling to something beyond what you know and understand. And when that’s in there, deep in your head and in […]

Fall Decorating Inspiration

Ornamental Cabbage | Kale | Pumpkins | Gourds | Fall Table | Evan G Cooper

“Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching?” ―Dennis and Wendy Mannering Last week, I mentioned that Evan and I were doing a little Fall decorating at our friend Kathy’s house. She and her husband, Eddie, were kind enough to open up their home the night before The Chapel Market so that all the volunteers and […]

Portis Family Kitchen

Kitchen Island | Refrigerator | Phillip Sides | Portis Home | Range Hood

He’s home! Kevin had more music business in Michigan last week, and man did I miss him. We don’t spend much time apart, so I felt sort of like I was holding my breath the whole time he was gone. He rolled in at 11 o’clock on Thursday night after driving 14 straight hours (alone) to get home […]

Creative Characteristics

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Happy Friday! Kevin and I are getting our t-shirt sale page in order today so that we can link to it first thing on Monday morning. We’re house/kid-sitting for some friends starting later today, and it’s supposed to be beautiful outside this weekend, so we’re going to try our best to wrap up all of […]

Fall Decorating Inspiration

Dropcloth Roses | Craftberry Bush

WOW! Did you see all those creative links in yesterday’s Fall Crafts link party? Thanks for linking up so many fabulous ideas, y’all! Here are just a few that I’d love to play around with at some point: How to DIY Chalkboard Lettering by Katie at Clarendon Lane: Autumn Book Page Garland by Angela at Number Fifty-Three: DIY Chalkboard […]

OK

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Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected by the tornado in Oklahoma yesterday afternoon. Father, We ask that in your most gracious Love, You may send Protection, and Help Strength and Peace; Courage and Comfort To all of those within Oklahoma as they move forward. Loving Jesus, Please be with those whom have […]

Halloween 2012

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Our yesterday started with a little of this… …and ended with a whole bunch’a that! It was a creative kind of day, and we hope you and yours had a very happy Halloween 2012, too! PS- We won’t know about the results of Kevin’s praise band audition for a couple of weeks, but we’ll be […]

Room Inspiration: Necessary Room at the Fairfield House

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I’ve got an e-friend named Deborah who is, hands down, one of the sweetest people I’ve ever e-met. Her blog (FairfieldHouseNJ.com) is always a pleasure to read, and one of her latest posts was about a “necessary room” they recently redecorated in their home. Here’s a before and after look at the room… They painted […]

Junk Bonanza 2010 – Day 2

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Happy High-Five Friday friend! I’m gonna go ahead and slap a big ol’ banner on this post right now. It. Is. LONG! We’re back from our whirlwind trip to Junk Bonanza and boy does it feel good to be home! The trip was a blast, and I’m excited to finally have a chance to blog […]

Our Road Trip To Minnesota

Well, we’ve had just about every computer and cell phone issue you can imagine this weekend (hence, the lack of blog posts and Tweets in the last few days), but we did manage to get one video uploaded to YouTube this morning. It’s footage from our trip up to Minnesota last week. It was a […]