Making Curb Appeal with Color

It was five years ago this month that we moved into our house in the #1 Best Place to Live in America. Today is my reminiscing… Two years later I painted the front door red for some warmth and a focal point. And then 2 years after that I painted the shutters a deeper tone […]

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Outdoor Dining Room DIY Table

It took me five years to land on the plan for our big screened porch. In fairness, my Mr. suggested several times that an outdoor dining room would work well in that space, but I didn’t bite. Until now. Until I saw this picture of a DIY version of a $2K Anthropologie table. The lines, the scale, […]

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Garage Door Curb Appeal

The most frequently neglected opportunity for curb appeal is the garage door. These giant white boxes of negative space are the simplest and cheapest upgrade you can make to a home’s exterior. It’s SO simple in fact that I will show you pictures of my 6 year old doing the project with me…and loving it […]

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Christmas Wreath Decor, an Easy Overlay

Sometimes you don’t want to strip your everyday decor to make room for Christmas stuff. And this is one of those years for me. Here’s my everyday sofa wall. Instead of completely redecorating, I just reinvented what was already in place by overlaying small wreaths…to the tune of about $12. That and some fake velvety-type ribbon […]

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