Beautiful Bedrooms to Dream In

Some of my friends and family members have difficulty sleeping. On occasion, I struggle with sleep too, although lately I haven't had any problems. My philosophy is that if you have pretty space for sleeping, it's easier to drift off. I say this because I think your surroundings can calm your nerves and create a sense of peace. I asked some of my blogging friends if I could share their beautiful bedrooms with you. Kim's blog at Savvy Southern … [Read more...]

Decorating with Navy Blue

Want to add a little sophistication to your home's decor without settling for a neutral color scheme? Try decorating with navy blue!  The color adds drama and can stand up to bold colors. It also pairs beautifully with white, creating a nautical vibe. Here's several inspiration photos for adding cool navy blue to any room in your house.   Living Rooms Perhaps the easiest room in the house to try decorating with navy blue is the living … [Read more...]

Blue and White Transferware Vases

Do you try to resist temptation when it comes knocking at your door? For me, that temptation normally comes in the form of white ironstone but this time, it came in the shape of 3 blue and white transferware vases. I first saw the vases in an email from Antique Farmhouse. Then I made the mistake of clicking over to the website to get a better look.   I told myself I wouldn't buy them ... I'd just look. But I was smitten with their aged … [Read more...]

Spring Dining Room in Blue and White

A couple weeks ago my hubby excitedly walked through the door and told me about a new thrift store just 10 minutes from our house. Yes, hubby likes scouring the thrift stores just as much as I do and he was anxious for me to see it. It's a huge store and I found a special treasure which became my inspiration for creating a spring dining room in blue in white. This blue and white damask style fabric caught my eye where all the textiles were … [Read more...]

Decorating with Blue

My house is a disaster these days! Boxes of Christmas stuff are stacked in the living room and I feel like everything is in disarray. We recently purchased a new sectional (more on that later) which led to rearranging the family room ... which led to moving stuff around in the living ... which led to rearranging the dining room. I need a little rest and relaxation, so today's post is about decorating with blue. Blue is peaceful and calming and … [Read more...]

Featuring: The Dedicated House

Have you met Kathryn from The Dedicated House? She's my Button Swap partner for the month of September, which is a fun get-together for bloggers to hook up. The button swap is hosted by Ethereal Plus What I Love. The idea is to get to know your button swap partner and give 'em some blog love. So without further adieu, let's take a tour of Kathryn's home! (All photos are from Kathryn's blog, The Dedicated House.) NOTE: If you're going to pin … [Read more...]

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