New Dining Room Chairs and Some Updates

New Dining Room Chairs. Pretty brass rings on the back of the dining room chairs.

Okay so I blew the surprise - I got new dining room chairs! Why do I need new dining room chairs you might ask? As if my life doesn't already have enough upheaval in it, I have added another level of crazy. Let me explain. A few weeks ago my friend and neighbor Darlene approached me with a proposition. Long story short - we opened an antiques booth together at a local shop. We are both in the midst of purging and downsizing and it seemed like ... read more

Summer Front Porch Tour and Garden Hop

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Summer Front Porch Tour and Garden Hop There is something about home tours that energizes and excites me. It's a chance to start with a clean slate, a new season, and a fresh look. Even though this is an outdoor tour I have changed things up quite a bit since last years tour. Having lived here at the lake full time for an entire year now, I realized that the old patio set-up just wasn't working for our lifestyle. We needed more space to ... read more

Sunroom Decor for Summer

Sunroom Decor for Summer. Touches of aqua and turquoise for summer decor in the living room and sunroom

Sunroom Decor for Summer...you never know when inspiration will strike! When you are decorating a room in your house, where do you find your inspiration? It could be from a painted piece of furniture, a favorite flower from the garden or a treasured heirloom from grandma. On Mother's Day Jenn and I were shopping at our fave store HomeGoods and I spotted these gorgeous turquoise and aqua pillows. The pillows were sold as a pair and they were on ... read more

How to Paint a Rug Using Linoleum Flooring

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How to Paint a Rug Using Linoleum Flooring Did y'all have a good holiday weekend? As I sit and write this post and reminisce about the extended time off, I am amazed by all of the fun that we crammed into just a few short days. Rest and relaxation were much needed in our household and we are happy to proclaim that we are overachievers! Boating on the lake, lounging at the community pool, happy hours and dinners with friends. Laughter and ... read more

Entry Table Decor

Entry Table Decor. Vintage French Basket. Everett Foyer Table.

Entry Table Decor Hey friends! Did you think we fell off the face of the earth? It kind of felt that way to us too! Since we have had so much going on lately it became too challenging to keep up with everything. We knew it was time to surrender and wave our white flag. The best news? My dad - Jenn's grandpa finally came home from the hospital last week! After 2 ½ very long months we are so thrilled that he has transitioned to his own house. ... read more