WALLCOVERING – This isn’t your Grandmother’s Paper…

My first internship in college was with a Boutique Architectural and Interior Design Firm in Raleigh, NC, specifically the Finish Material Library. My job was to keep the finishes organized, but let’s face it, the team did a pretty good job of keeping things neat and tidy; so I would spend my days learning andContinue reading “WALLCOVERING – This isn’t your Grandmother’s Paper…”

One Room Challenge – Final Reveal

Well here we are and we can all breathe a sigh of relief, right?  The time has come for the big reveal of my renovated/completed Living Room as part of the One Room Challenges TM Linking Event. The last six weeks have been interesting. I’ve gone from being super motivated to complete a space that hasContinue reading “One Room Challenge – Final Reveal”

One Room Challenge – Week Five

I am beginning to feel a little nostalgic coming into week 5 of the One Room Challenge, brought to us all by the fabulous Linda of Calling it Home. Partly because, well the majority of everything is complete; leaving me mostly with styling and photographing the space for the big final reveal next week.  ForContinue reading “One Room Challenge – Week Five”

One Room Challenge – Week Four

Hi Y’all! Ok, so Linda wasn’t kidding when she said Week Four was hard in the One Room Challenge. For those of you who are just joining me, you are welcome to take a step back and see the progress I’ve made through this journey. Week One: The Plan Week Two: The execution Week Three:Continue reading “One Room Challenge – Week Four”

One Room Challenge – Week Three

Thank you for checking in to see what Week Three has in store for me on this One Room Challenge, brought to you by Linda at Calling it Home.  To take a look back at Week One and Week Two, you can catch up in the links and see my plan and progress. Ok, soContinue reading “One Room Challenge – Week Three”

One Room Challenge – Week Two

Thanks for stopping back by to see my progress on this One Room Challenge Journey. To take a step back and see the overall plan link back here. As you can see by the photo above, the banister is not where it used to be!  I was so incredibly happy to discover that we did not have toContinue reading “One Room Challenge – Week Two”

The One Room Challenge

  I’m so excited to be a linking participant in this Fall’s One Room Challenge put together by Calling it Home.  For those of you not aware, it is a six week challenge to design and execute one room. My husband and I moved into our townhome about a year and a half ago.  IContinue reading “The One Room Challenge”

Inspiration Station….. Floors and Ceilings

Today I am sharing some personal photographs from my trip to Italy a few years back.  It always amazes me to see craftsmanship from many moons ago and realize that they did all of this without the technology available to us today. This floor is from one of my favorite Catherdral floors, Brunelleschi’s  “Santa Maria delContinue reading “Inspiration Station….. Floors and Ceilings”

The hunt….design decor steals.

I’ve been on the hunt to find  amazing bargains for design décor that will finish out a space.  Today I want to share a few of my favorites with you guys.  Let’s start with the white table. *sigh* This amazing little gem was found at Target as part of their wonderful Threshold Series of products.  ItContinue reading “The hunt….design decor steals.”