Design Trends 2016

Design Trends 2016. Weathered wood and architectural pieces continue to trend.

Hey y'all...We are so excited you are here with us today! A little over a week ago, our Atlanta bloggers group had a special invitation for a preview of what's new and next in home decor and furnishings. We are so appreciative that the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market extended this invitation so that we could see first hand what is trending for 2016! We got to explore new collections from the industries finest ... read more

Coastal Inspired Guest Bedroom Makeover

Coastal Inspired Guest Bedroom Makeover

Hey y'all…I'm so excited that you are here today! I have been busily working on making-over one of the guest bedrooms in the house. It took a bit longer than I had anticipated…it always does. In my excitement to make by design vision a reality I get very gung-ho and excited. But, then I forget about how much work needs to be done to make by decor dreams come true. Please tell me I'm not alone :) I hadn't really planned on changing this ... read more

Coastal Inspired Coffee Table Decor

Coastal Inspired Coffee Table Decor

Everyday I sit across from our coffee table at some point during the day or the evening. It didn't occur to me until yesterday that the decor was still full-blown Spring and it is already mid-Summer. Do you ever do that? Become immune to your own home decor? I've been so focused on other rooms in the house that I completely missed changing out the coffee table decor. It's not really a big deal, except for the fact that the Spring table had a ... read more

Painted Wrought Iron Patio Furniture


We have been busy working on new projects for the new house, which has been so much fun!  Painting furniture and decorating.  I'll be honest that it seems like we have so much left to do, but we're hoping to make a big dent this weekend in the house.  We have a great deck, which I had grandiose ideas for what we were going to do with this fun space.  I had envisioned making it almost an extension of the kitchen, where it would be an outdoor ... read more

Chalk Painted Armoire Makeover

Chalk Painted Armoire Makeover - using homemade chalk paint color matched to ASCP Old White, distressed, waxed and glass knobs added

This furniture makeover has been a long time coming! Let me explain... About 18 years ago, for a short period of time, Home Depot carried a furniture collection of "raw" furniture. The pieces were natural wood - mainly pine and they were very affordable. We purchased this armoire for Jennifer's bedroom and it housed her books, games and eventually a television. (This post contains affiliate links.) When Jennifer left for college, she ... read more