5 Kitchen Decorating Tips to Personalize Your Cooking Space

Let's face it.  We all love looking at pictures of beautiful kitchens but what good is a pretty kitchen if it's not functional as well? That's why 24 bloggers have joined forces today and tomorrow to share kitchen decorating tips with you. Not only that, but we're offering 2 fabulous prizes for 2 lucky winners ... a Pfister faucet and a $250 gift card (details at end of this post)! So back to the task at hand. When it comes to decorating style, … [Read more...]

Take a Tour of My Cottage Style Farmhouse

This week is the Summer Showcase of Homes and you can see the entire week's schedule of homes at the end of this post. The tour is online so you can view these beautiful homes no matter where you live. Today it's my day to share my cottage style farmhouse with you and I'm pleased as punch to have you here with me! My butter yellow farmhouse was built circa 1875 and sits on a dead end street in a small town west of Chicago where the suburban … [Read more...]

Creating a Spring and Summer Farmhouse Theme

Have you ever felt a little lost when decorating your home if there's no holiday in the near future to focus on?  Seems I feel this way every time Easter is over. I mean, it's easy decorating for Christmas, Valentines, and then Easter. But once the Easter Bunny hops his way outta town ... what's next? Fourth of July is too far away to focus on a patriotic theme. So I've decided to create my own theme to take my home through the spring and summer … [Read more...]

A French Lamb Sign for My Farmhouse Kitchen

For the longest time I've been on the hunt for a cow picture for the kitchen. Since I want to keep a farmhouse feel in this part of the house, what better way to accomplish this than with a farm animal? I found lots of beautiful cow paintings for hundreds of dollars but as usual, I was looking for a bargain ... and I found one!  But when given the option of choosing a cow, lamb or pig ... in the end I opted for the lamb. The lamb picture has … [Read more...]

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