Every year, I try to come up with a festive tablescape to celebrate Halloween.  I’ve used pumpkins, gourds, spooky trees, candelabra’s and spider webs.  You name it, I’ve done it.  This year I decided to broaden my horizons a bit, and try something different.   It all started with Targét, of course!  I love walking through the seasonal sections every time I go, and I usually end up with things that I absolutely do notRead More →

Can we create a new term for a REALLY late blog post?  Reason being, I am writing about my market find from June!  Better late than never though, and when you see it you will agree that it was well worth the wait:) So once again, I attended my favorite market, the Randolph Street Market in Chicago.  As usual, there were booths filled with great things, but one piece  in particular caught my eye…a vintageRead More →

How I styled my outdoor mantel 5 ways, with 2 artificial grass plants, from Target! Let me start out by saying, I normally do not use artificial plants in my decor.  However, when I saw these plants, I knew I needed them.  They were simple, but came in nice ceramic pots that are neutral, so they work with everything.  I picked them up from Target on a whim, knowing I would find use for themRead More →

Those of you who read my posts regularly, are aware, that in January of this year I started project organization.  The goal was to organize ALL of the unorganized areas of my home.  So over the past 5 months, I have been cleaning out bathrooms, closets, offices, cabinets, etc.  We are now rolling into the summer and I’m still going. My newest project was to declutter my armoire, and make it look pretty enough toRead More →

Are you’re thinking of doing some light decorating this spring?  If so, then you must check out my favorite “face lift” for your walls, self adhesive, temporary wall paper!  Wallpaper is one of those design elements that you either love or hate.  I actually love the look of wallpaper, especially in a small space, such as a powder room or laundry room.  Using it for an accent wall is super cool too!  The problem mostRead More →

It’s a daunting task, but it simply must be done.  The time has come to organize your bathroom.  By organizing, I mean throwing out makeup and products that are expired.  Cleaning out cabinets & drawers, and putting things in organizational bins and boxes.  I know it really doesn’t sound like fun, and the process is not meant to be, however, you will feel so good once you see how organized everything will look.  Imagine howRead More →

Do you have makeup strewn throughout bags, bathroom drawers and cabinets?  Is it impossible for you to find your favorite lip gloss, because it’s hiding in a sea of cosmetics?  Then you need to check out these fantastic ideas, that will keep your bathroom looking both beautiful and organized. 6 Makeup Organization Hacks You Must See I love these little glass boxes.  Although they are small, you can keep your “favorite” products on display andRead More →

Friday’s design crush…green velvet sofas.  I don’t know what it is, but I am just in love with a lush pop of green.  If your thinking, how in the world do I style the rest of my space with a green velvet sofa.  Well, the truth is, the green is actually very neutral.  It really can work with so many different palettes and patterns!  If you like color, style it with some other pops of colorRead More →

My newest design inspiration, as it turns out, is actually my old design inspiration, is boho luxe.  While surfing the net, I stumbled across some pretty awesome interiors.  I loved them because the were eclectic, chic, and glamorous, yet at the same time had traditional, antique and rustic elements.  Filled with pops of color, fabrics and texture, that’s when I realized just how much this particular design style has been an inspiration for my own home.Read More →

I’ve said it many times, I love changing things up in my home!  I tend to get bored seeing the same things day in and day out, so when that happens, the restyling begins!  Recently I decided that I needed to redo my entryway table and the mantel in my family room.  I often look at my home as a set when I’m making changes.  I think my former job as a set stylist mightRead More →