St. Patrick’s Day Printables (Free)

Hello me little leprechauns!  Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in your parts?  ‘Paddy’s Day’ (as we call it here) is HUGE where I come from.  Our history and culture is strongly connected to Ireland, so it’s a pretty big deal here.  I decided to create a St. Patricks’s Day printable that I could frame and display this time of… Read More

Living Room Makeover (Woodlawn Blue & Creamy White): Updated pics!

I spent Friday evening putting the living room back together after the week of painting. In case you missed last week’s posts, we just painted the living room with Benjamin Moore’s Woodlawn Blue and Navajo White.  It used to be a green-beige color (Kalahari Beige by SICO).  I can’t tell you how much better this feels! (Click here to see the… Read More

Saturday’s Swoon: Serene blue, cream living room with a pop of personality!

My “Saturday Swoon” this weekend is seriously GORGEOUS. I came across this stunning South Carolina home yesterday on  It is originally credited to Julia at the blog Pawleys Island Posh.  I’m not sure if it’s because we painted our own living room blue and cream this week, but my heart literally skipped a beat when stumbled on this photo. … Read More

All eyes on Ikat!

You know a decorating trend has gone mainstream when you spot it at HomeSense (or its American equivalent , HomeGoods)!  The other day, during my near-weekly stroll through HomeSense (um, yes, I’m an addict…don’t judge, lol), I spotted a bunch of storage bins covered in pastel Ikat fabric.   I know that Ikat decor has been described as ‘trendy’ for… Read More

Gallery Walls: the ugly side!

You know me, I love gallery walls!   But despite my adoration of gallery walls, they do have an ugly side. Apparently, that ugly side only reveals itself when you disassemble it. If you have a gallery wall in your home like me, then you’ll relate to the little row of 3 pictures that didn’t line up quite right the… Read More

Woodlawn Blue: I’ve got the blues…and I’m loving it!

We started painting our main living area with Benjamin Moore’s Woodlawn Blue this week. OK, so I use the term ‘we’ loosely. We enrolled my dad. He’s a master painter extraordinaire.  Does  taking photos of him painting while I drink coffee count as ‘we’, lol? I’ve had a major crush on Benjamin Moore, Woodlawn Blue (HC-147) for awhile now.  So… Read More