Easy Pieces

Winter is getting to the point where it is nothing but cruel and bitter. I’m sick of my boots and coat and want only to wear dresses and sandals. But, until those lovely spring days show up, I’m sticking with easy pieces to wear. Slouchy jeans, silky blouses, fur vests, and maybe a little glitter. … Continue reading

Snow Day

I don’t know where you live, but if you live in the Midwest you probably just got hammered with snow. We got around 12″ of snow in Detroit. For most people that means a snow day. Unfortunately, I still have to work, but if I did get a snow day this is what I do: … Continue reading

DIY Coffee Table Recover

Slowly I am checking off those three main projects that I wanted to accomplish in January. Two down, one to go. Over the weekend Timothy and I sat down and recovered our coffee table. This project has been on my to do list since the beginning of September when I gave our living room a … Continue reading

January Cravings

With the chaos of the holidays behind, now all I want is time to relax, time to curl up with Darius, and time to add some new life to our home. Funny how the one thing we all seem to want more of is the one thing we can never squeeze under the tree. Regardless, … Continue reading

DIY Pom Pom Wreath

I have been making pom poms for weeks. I would grab my yarn and a pair of scissors and plop down on the couch and mindlessly make pom poms as I watched the Food Network. Five small balls of yarn later I finally had enough to make my pom pom wreath. I wanted to add … Continue reading

DIY Festive Napkins

Continuing on with the Thanksgiving theme I wanted to show you a super quick sewing project. Fabric napkins can be really expensive. I wanted to add that layer of sophistication to my tablescape but I didn’t want to pay $20+ to do it. I dug through my fabric box and found this striped fabric and … Continue reading

Living Room Tour

Welcome to my living room! Grab a cup of coffee, tea, apple cider, what ever it is that makes you want to cozy on in! When we started thinking about what we wanted to do in our living room that was different than before the first thing that popped to mind was to paint! We … Continue reading

DIY Plus Sign Pillow

I have seen plus signs popping up everywhere. I love how this simple shape is making its mark on decor. To put my own little flare on the symbol, I made some simple plus sign pillows. lay pillow form on fabric, make sure you have enough fabric to cover the pillow all the way around, … Continue reading

Bathroom Inspiration

Our current project being tackled at our house is the lovely bathroom.  So far the gross vinyl shower surround has been destroyed, and Bryan tiled with subway tile.  other than that we got a little busy with a certain little lady.  But I am so ready to have a nice bathroom!  Here is a before: … Continue reading

Wish List: Notecards

I love paper. I really really love it. I can’t help it. I have at least a dozen blank notebooks sitting on my book shelf. I have packages upon packages of notecards, and I can’t help but browse through adorably illustrated greeting cards in stores. Not only do I love the looks of notecards, but … Continue reading