The Container Store Opens Today in Milwaukee!!!

First, I apologize for the quietness around here. The last couple weeks have been busy, plus with updating my Portfolio and being under the weather, I haven’t felt like finishing blog drafts. It was just 90 degrees last week but fall temps and highs of 60 creeped in. I’m not ready. Anyhoo, I was invited…

My semi done DIY computer table turned bar cart

Over the weekend my client canceled so I was able to start a project around the house. That project is my old computer desk that has rollers. I figured some adhesive marble paper and gold paint could give it new life. Before I moved last month, I put the marble on the top and keyboard…

Tuesday’s Tips: gift wrap storage ideas

I know what you’re thinking….a gift wrap storage post in April….where were you in December!! Well with wedding season here, there are a ton of showers to go to, engagement parties and even baby showers and birthday parties. It’s Spring cleaning time so now is as good of a time as any to get organized…

My DIY collabo with MagnaMagic magnetic paints

I recently collaborated with USA manufactured MagnaMagic to jazz up a piece of furniture my client had. Some may know but since January I’ve been working with an old client on her new home. It will be a 6 month project and multiple rooms. So far I’ve completed the little girls room which I will…

Spring Door Decor…

I came across this and thought the idea was super cute for an old broken umbrella that’s too cute to throw away… Since hoses now come in fun colors, this could really liven up a door to a garage…

Tiny Tot Thursdays: tidy storage

Encourage neatness in their closets by putting wall decals or wallpaper on the back of the wall… Depending on the age, you can sort certain things numerically. The older kids will understand specific labels more. You can always use acrylic paint and stencils to label the cloth inside the baskets… Go thrifting for old luggage…

Closet inspiration including a cool use for pegboards..

I love seeing new ways to maximize space for a closet and interesting ways to organize in a pretty but functional way. Last night I was on instagram, getting my time sucked in a deep hole of following people, when I came across this room. The pegboard is used to hang outfits of the day…

Tuesday’s Tips: make your home feel larger

I was reading an article on Elle Decor yesterday that had some cool tips to make your space feel larger. It was funny because the post also had more images of the home I posted in this post. You can also see that living room below. So I’m categorizing this in both my Tuesday’s Tips…

Pt 2 of Holiday Party Ideas: Casino Board Game Night

I love a good old-fashioned game night. Throw in cocktails and dress up attire and you’re on your way to a fun filled Vegas themed party. I am buying a condo and one of the first things I want to host is a game night. It would be awesome if I knew a blackjack dealer…