Get the Scoop: Favorite Paint Colors {Part Two}

Jennifer- City Farmhouse- Favorite Paint Colors_2

Did you love the favorite paint color picks from yesterday? KariAnne, Emily and Shannon definitely know how to pull a scheme together! Today, you're going to want to have your pencil and paper ready to go again. Jennifer, Lucy and Jamie are stopping by for part two of this series to share their current favorites, and their inspiration pics are going to leave you feeling inspired, I'm sure! Here goes... Hi there, my name is Jen, I write … [Read more...]

Get the Scoop: Favorite Paint Colors {Part One}

Thistlewood Farms Dining Room Painted in SW Anonymous

You may recall the bloggers' favorite paint colors series I hosted two summers ago. It actually doesn't surprise me that it continues to be one of the most popular series on the blog of all time. I mean, paint is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to transform a space in very little time. Yet, selecting just the right color for a space can be so daunting. If you've ever had paint color swatches taped to your walls for weeks and still … [Read more...]

Be Awesome Link Party #6

Be Awesome Link Party- Mondays at 6pm EST

Hello, and welcome to the Be Awesome Link Party! I can't wait to see what you've been up to lately. Are you ready to share your recipes, crafts, DIY projects and more? Do you know my lovely co-hosts? Be sure to check out Angie from Echoes of Laughter, Virginia from Fynes Designs, Julie from Sober Julie, Crystal from Sew Creative, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, Tara from Suburble, and Stacey from This Lil Piglet. This week’s … [Read more...]

Lavender Infused Sugar

Lavender Sugar_3B

I started with one tiny lavender plant years ago that has spread into a tiny garden of sorts. Nothing like the beautiful fields of Provence, but my own little pièce de résistance. Until last year, I had only enjoyed the heavenly aroma and beautiful color of these tiny blossoms. Then, I baked lavender shortbread cookies for the first time and, my goodness, they were so good. I was on to something! This summer, I decided to branch out and try … [Read more...]

Be Awesome Link Party #5

Be Awesome Link Party- Mondays at 6pm EST

Welcome to this week's Be Awesome link party! Okay, so you may be wondering why the blog is back to its old look. Well, Tuesday morning my site went down and it turns out there was a problem with the new theme. After countless hours of switching it over and getting everything looking the way I wanted it to, in a blink it was all gone! Luckily, I had back ups of my old blog and was able to resort back to it with little effort. The new … [Read more...]

7 Inspiring Home Projects {Be Awesome Features}

Restoration Hardware Inspired Orb Chandelier

Happy Sunday! Ready to check out the features from Monday's Be Awesome link party? I was happy to see more DIY and decorating projects this week. Keep them coming! With that being said, here are 7 inspiring home projects that caught me eye: Restoration Hardware Inspired Crystal Orb Chandelier by Vintage Romance Style .  .  .  .  .  . Coffee Bar by Latte Everyday .  .  .  .  .  . Beach Inspired Decorating by So Much Better With A … [Read more...]

Living Room Color Palette 3 Ways

Blue and White Living Room Mood Board | Satori Design for Living E-Design Project

A couple of weeks ago, I finished up a living room e-design that I'm finally getting around to sharing with you. Starting with a freshly painted room in Revere Pewter (Benjamin Moore's soft greige), as well as beige wall-to-wall carpet, my client's wishes were to have a fresh and pretty, modern country living room to enjoy with her dog at the end of a long work day. Such a fun project to work on! We decided to keep the furniture neutral for … [Read more...]

Be Awesome Link Party #4

Be Awesome Link Party- Mondays 6:00 pm EST

Welcome to this week's Be Awesome Link Party! Ready to share your crafts, DIY projects, recipes and more? Remember, link up once and it will be shown on all 8 blogs. Be sure to get acquainted with my co-hosts, Angie from Echoes of Laughter, Virginia from Fynes Designs, Julie from Sober Julie, Crystal from Sew Creative, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, Tara from Suburble, and Stacey from This Lil Piglet. This week, I'm … [Read more...]

Summer Dessert Recipes {Be Awesome Features}

Blueberry Dump Cake plus more summer dessert recipes

Hello all, I hope your weekend is going well! You may have noticed a few changes on the blog recently (well, pretty big changes). It was time to update the behind the scenes stuff to make it more functional and, since we were going through the hassle, I thought it was a good time for a fresh new look. I'll be playing around over the summer to get it just the way I want it. (Let's be honest, it's never finished, right?). Ready to check out the … [Read more...]