Modern Country Ranch Style Home in Montana

We're taking a break from all the holiday decor to visit a modern country ranch style home in Bozeman, Montana. The house was expanded and renovated by StoneHorse Design, Inc. and all photos provided by them via Houzz.   Step inside to clean, fresh, and uncluttered interiors.   The light and bright kitchen creates a cheery space for meal preparations.     A high top table pairs with cross back bar stools to … [Read more...]

Embrace Winter with Faux Fur Decor

Embrace the cold short days of winter with cozy faux fur decor indoors. I'm not a big fan of winter but I'm trying really hard to enjoy it.     Today is the first Saturday of the month, which means it's Cozy Living Saturday when a few friends of mine get together to show our favorite ways to live cozily. You can visit everyone's cozy goodness - links are at the end of the post. Although I love getting cozy decorating for … [Read more...]

My Christmas Home Tour 2018

Welcome to my Christmas Home Tour! You'll find a mix of neutral tones with metallic finishes sprinkled with a little holiday magic.   This week is the annual Holiday Housewalk week organized by Jennifer Rizzo. Each day different bloggers showcased their homes decorated in a variety of holiday styles. Today's the last day of the tour, but you can visit Jennifer's blog to see the entire line-up from Monday through today.   If … [Read more...]

Christmas Porch Decorations: Country Style

Are you one of the "lucky" ones graced by the recent blizzard that stormed its way through the central part of our country? We got a healthy dose of fluffy white Christmas cheer to enhance my Christmas porch decorations!   Today I join a group of fabulously talented bloggers to feature our Christmas porch decorations. You'll find links to ? festive porches below. A special thanks goes out to to Taryn Whiteaker for organizing this fun … [Read more...]

Christmas Table Setting: Modern Country Style

Deer plates and a quaint ceramic village with bottle brush trees create a modern country Christmas table setting for the holidays! Welcome to the holiday edition of Styled + Set where a group of bloggers share a variety of entertaining ideas. Links to the other bloggers are at the end of the post. (This post contains affiliate links.) Jamie at So Much Better with Age is the blogger before me in today's loop. She has phenomenal French Country … [Read more...]

Beautiful Coronado Beach Style Home

Beautiful Coronado is a beach resort city just across the bay from San Diego. It's known to have the best beach in the U.S., and also has beautiful places to live - like today's beach style home. Photo by Burnham Design   A lighted anchor overlooks the sunny white kitchen with a beautiful blue island in the center.   Photo by Burnham Design   The dining room in this beach style home is also filled with sunshine and if you … [Read more...]

9 Inspirational Bedroom Ideas

A couple weeks ago I shared my under-the-eaves bedroom cozied up for holiday guests. This got me to thinking about bedrooms in general and I found some pretty, inspirational bedroom ideas. White ruffled bedding in soft linen fabric creates a dreamy shabby chic style bedroom. A sweet little table lamp sheds just the right amount of light for nighttime reading. Photo by tumbleweed and dandelion.com A rough-hewn wood ceiling and plank walls … [Read more...]

9 Earthy Kitchen Ideas to Warm Your Heart

Remember when earth tones were popular back in the seventies? They're making a come back and you'll find them in every room. Here's a collection of earthy kitchen ideas to celebrate all of you who are cooking Thanksgiving dinner this week! Photo by Robert Granoff   Unpainted bead board hugs a small vintage kitchen with all the charm of yesteryear. When I cleaned house for an elderly lady, she made lunch for me on a stove similar to this … [Read more...]

Simple Country Style Christmas Mantel

My simple country style Christmas mantel is ready to spread some holiday cheer! Today you can enjoy 27 mantels at the links below, all decorated for the season.   The snow has already fallen here in the Chicago area and its making me feel all warm and cozy inside my humble farmhouse. I'm all about cable knits and faux fur this year in my newfound attempt to enjoy winter.   Bottle brush trees, whether white or green, have … [Read more...]

Scandinavian Style Loft in Serenbe, GA

Have you heard of Serenbe, GA? Me either. Until I found this amazing Scandinavian style loft decorated by Julie Holloway. Serenbe is a wellness community outside of Atlanta. The focus of living here is nature, fresh food, fresh air, and well-being. And the homes are beautiful, too! Photo by Julie Holloway   Scandinavian style mixes simplicity and minimalism with functionality. Photo by Julie Holloway   I love the use of botanical … [Read more...]

9 Cozy Dining Room Ideas

Warm rooms and interior spaces have been tugging at my heart strings and I'm here to share a collection of cozy dining room ideas with you. Just in time for next week's Thanksgiving holiday! Classic Windsor chairs hug a long wood table in an expansive dining room that doesn't feel large or cold. A wood ceiling with beams, paired with three-quarter wainscoting, give you plenty of warm fuzzies when you sit down to dine. Photo by Howell Custom … [Read more...]

Create a Cozy Guest Bedroom for the Holidays

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included home goods as compensation. Are you excited for the upcoming holidays? I like to plan early so I've already prepped a cozy guest bedroom with some great finds from Kohl's!   My goal for a guest bedroom is to create a Bed and Breakfast type experience. It all starts with a Faux Fur Sherpa Reversible Comforter Set by Serta which feels super soft and … [Read more...]

8 Vintage Santa Ornaments: Free Printable

Are you ready for 20 DIY Christmas ornaments? My blogging friends and I are sharing festive ornaments to make for your tree. All the links are at the end of this post but first, let me share how to make my Vintage Santa Ornaments! (This post contains affiliate links.)   I found the vintage Santa illustrations at The Graphics Fairy and cropped them into circles for ornaments. They're hanging on my small flocked tree in the family … [Read more...]

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