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Home Tour

If you follow along on facebook, you know that our house is officially on the market now. Which means that I have been working like a madwoman to get the house clean and clutter free. Don’t open the closets. Quick, let me give you a home tour while … [Read More...]


Kitchen Makeover with New Caledonia Granite

Last week, we finally got our kitchen makeover underway with new granite countertops. I can hardly believe what a difference the new granite countertops make. I find myself walking into the kitchen and just staring. … [Read More...]


How to Steam Fabric Without Getting Burned {Tipsy Tuesday #21}

It has been awhile since I shared a Tipsy Tuesday, but just a couple of weeks ago, I figured out how to steam fabric without getting burned. Maybe I’m just not the most coordinated person (hush, now), but I always manage to steam my fingers along … [Read More...]


Corn Meal Graphics

My sister “adopted” a table for their church’s Mother’s Day dinner. Each table represented some aspect of water. Lynn decided to decorate her table with items associated with water mills. She enlisted my help with making mini corn meal bags and … [Read More...]


How to Use an Area Rug to Choose Your Palette

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kalaty Rug Corp for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Just a few days ago, I spilled the beans about our upcoming move to South Carolina. Actually, Richard will be starting his new job in … [Read More...]


Mini Vanity Makeover

Sometimes just a little bit of a makeover will make a big difference.  A wee makeover for a mini vanity seems appropriate, doesn’t it? That light spot is a reflection from the mirror. … [Read More...]


The Garden House Bed and Breakfast

When Richard traveled to South Carolina a couple of weeks ago to tour his future place of employment, I tagged along so that we could spend some time getting familiar with the area. We stayed overnight at The Garden House Bed and Breakfast, a … [Read More...]


JOY in the Midst of Change

It is easy to lose joy in the midst of worry and fear. Worry about the timing of our move to South Carolina. Fear that our house won’t sell as quickly as I would like. Worry about how the move will affect my little business. … [Read More...]


How to Make Fabric Cuffs for Dollar Store Vases

All of you have probably seen these dollar store vases, and may even own one or two. They are so easy to make over for any holiday or decorating scheme. Today, I want to show you how to make fabric cuffs for cylinder vases, no sewing involved. … [Read More...]


Tallulah Gorge State Park

Another place we visited on our weekend getaway a couple of weeks ago was Tallulah Gorge State Park. I grew up in this area, but I never tire of the gorgeous views all over Rabun County, Georgia. Get it? Gorge-ous? Never mind…. … [Read More...]