Tiny Tot Thursday: fun playroom ideas

Have a magnetic wall spot designated for alphabets… Place a mirror against a wall, add a curtain rod or hooks and hang costumes to create a dress up corner. See my other post about using old Halloween costumes for a dress up area here… Any curtains and a rug anchoring a microphone can create the…

In honor of National Hammock Day…

I figured we can all daydream a bit about soaking some rays, catching some zzz’s or reads in hammocks whether indoors or out…. I like the hammocks with the side fringe. It’s very bohemian… This just looks so relaxing and tranquil…. A small pond and a fountain will add to a zen outdoor oasis…. With…

Tuesday’s Tips: Rule of thumb for hanging art

They say art is best hung 5-9″ from the top of the headboard, sofa or console. I want to add that sometimes it’s best to eye it. You want the art to be eye level with an average height person and not hung too high. At the same time scale is key. If you have…

Tuesday’s Tips: DIY firepit…

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is chill at my cousin’s house around their firepit. It’s a great way to extend the outdoor leisure time when the nights get a tadbit cool…. See a tutorial to make your own over on BHG… {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, & pinterest}

Remember When….I created that last collage…

You can see that collage here. The next day I stumbled upon Bliss At Home which had a knock off DIY tutorial of the Worlds Away Anna bar cabinet and boy did she knock it out. 👊 I don’t know what I like best: the leopard lining or the teal hue. I know one thing,…

Outdoor spaces and inspiring places

It finally felt like Spring this weekend here in Milwaukee with Easter reaching 75 degrees (77 according to my phone). I was a happy camper and it made me think of how I need to get my patio life together. Browsing stores like Target and Pier 1 can really make you want to buy-every-dog-on-thing. However…

Happy Valentine’s Day…

{Photo by Natalie Franke via Style Me Pretty} Better late than never :-). You can still create some of these ideas for anniversaries as well. Bow & arrow balloons {via} Love messages in a box {via. How fun to add trinkets and small randoms for nieces, nephews, kids, parents and friends. Hope your day was…

In a sea of lookalike home tours, these are refreshing…

I love lofts. Always have. I want one. With the same bones as the two tours below. In the first home, they have a dry cleaning rack for clothes in their closet, a wing from a plane and beautiful floors with a brick and concrete wall combination. It’s odd in some ways but the quirky…

Quick NYE decor ideas with these essentials

It’s almost that time. If you are a last minute decorator, head to your nearest dollar store now. With tissue paper, carboard, metallic sharpies, craft paper, scissors and glue, you can jazz up for a party relatively quickly. For starters, you get some washi tape and tape them around basic glasses. If you need more…

My $6 thanksgiving decor for a beverage station

I wanted to create a real tablescape but I only have a desk in my place. I don’t have a real dining table because my den area is my office. That could have been a dining room but I would rather have a room for something useful. So after thinking, I figured if I did…