Home Decor

using something but not for the reason it was made

using something but not for the reason it was made

  these little vases are shot glasses we got as a gift for our wedding. Never used, until now Using something, but not for the reason it was made. Umm…. what? Am I the only one that does this? What I mean is re using an object, but in a […]

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the new additions to my decor

the new additions to my decor

The new vase and rug I realized that if I updated my house tour every time I added or changed something it would be weekly. So instead here is a little show and tell of my newest additions. I am slowly changing the look of my study. I had planned […]

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my favorite but overlooked feature

my favorite but overlooked feature

  In the spring of 2012 we decided to upgrade the door handles and hinges on all of our doors. We had standard gold knobs. Every time I ever saw a room I loved I always loved the oil rubbed bronze look on doors. I somehow noticed it, no matter […]

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Go to color

Go to color

My go to colors, turquoise and white. They compliment each other well Everyone has one. The color where when all else fails you paint it. Or maybe when you see that color on something you think “I need that” No I don’t have room for a 4 ft tall vase […]

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Up dated house tour

Up dated house tour

**Hey there, this is an older post and I have a whole new look to my home. Here is where you can find the most up to date home tour**   This is my new house tour. With all of the updated rooms and projects. My kids bedrooms will again […]

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Making my laundry room worth seeing

Making my laundry room worth seeing

I realized when I was going to show my laundry room update that I never actually took any before pictures of the space. It was that uneventful. Here let me paint the picture for you, it had a washer and dryer, a little shelf thing, and two doors. One to […]

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your happy place

your happy place

My dog Teddy sitting in my happy place I always wonder if people have a favorite spot in their house? Their happy place. The spot that they go to to relax, re charge, or just enjoy talking with someone. It got me thinking about my happy place. I would say […]

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Patterns in a room

Patterns in a room

**The most recent home tour with many updates on patterns** One of the first things I was drawn to when deciding to rejuvenate my house was rooms with patterns. Mainly ones on fabrics. The easiest way to do this and most common I saw was on curtains, rugs, pillows, and upholstered […]

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Ikea EKTORP couch

Ikea EKTORP couch

  **Here is the most recent home tour with this sofa featured** I love my house, it is fresh, welcoming and unique. Not so much in the architecture but in the decorating. I like that a lot of the pieces I have in my home are mine alone. Even if […]

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Addicted to house TV shows

My name is Emily and I am addicted to house shows. Give me any DIY show, celebrity house tours, house hunters. I want it all. I don’t care about the story line, I care about the house, the projects the décor. I like to figure out the floor plans in […]

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