Yesterday I unveiled our new water, tea and coffee station at the back of the home office between the kitchen and the back deck. Part of the redesign was to organize our recycling and trash to work harder for us. These stackable containers from Ikea make a great recycle bin and are perfect for small space… Read more.
Welcome to my next home tour! My home has always been my office and as my team has slowly grown we have had fun adjusting existing spaces to fit our needs – tea and coffee being one of those very important daily needs! This space has always run the risk of being a walk through… Read more.
This is a sponsored post for paper-papers.com. Every season I do what I call a “re-fresh” to my living room, by that I mean that I change my living rooms wardrobe to welcome in the new season. For the winter I used a lot of gold, grey and navy blue (see this post) and for… Read more.
I wanted to create a collection of personalized containers as part of my kitchen restyle (link) this week. It’s one of seventeen projects I created using my Cricut Explore for the Design Space Star competition and one I am super happy with. These patterns use elements from the design I used for the Scandinavian apron… Read more.
A pretty play on a papel picado, this love banner is perfect for DIY wedding decor or to decorate any party. We cut ours from a metallic white paper from paper-papers.com and you can either use card stock or they also cut beautifully with a text weight paper. We have included the SVG cut file… Read more.
I loved giving these Olive Oil, Vinegar and Salt & Pepper grinders our own stamp of creativity. As part of our entry into Cricut’s Design Star Space competition we created these fresh yet classic text transfers to add a little individuality in our kitchen restyle. This is one of those projects that just wouldn’t be… Read more.
We are on day three of our #CricutEverywhere week and today is the day to win a Teal Cricut Explore Air! Make sure to check our Facebook page for the contest rules today and each day for the rest of the week. We will be giving away and iPad Mini tomorrow and another Explore Air… Read more.
How gorgeous is this mug collection? I spoke a little in my kitchen restyle post about my love for both Scandinavian design and traditional Native American art and these designs pull those two great styles together perfectly. The geometric shapes mix beautifully with the simple Scandinavian outlines. I chose a gold and black color palette… Read more.
I have been so excited to freshen up my kitchen decor and becoming a finalist in Cricut’s “Design Space Star” competition has given me the perfect opportunity to do so! For the final challenge, the 5 round winners were given the challenge to re-decorate one room in our home. (You can see my winning designs… Read more.
Valentine’s Day. . . one of my favorites. It gives me an excuse to mix a little pink and red into my decor and a perfect opportunity to go all roses. For a little splash of Valentine’s Day color, here is a fun and easy project that you can make for your home or as… Read more.
It is time to bring some spring and a touch of green into my decor! The first thing that comes to my mind is a topiary, inspired by an English garden and one of my favorite shows. . . Downton Abby that just started its new season. Yay! This adorable little green arrangement is the… Read more.
During the holidays, we shared a post about decorating for a modern holiday. We created a star burst wall art to add some fun DIY drama in a palette of golds. Many of you commented and asked for the tutorial. Our busy holiday schedule pushed this post back, but we decided to make a new… Read more.
I always like to have a new quote at the first of the year to print and frame as art. This year I chose this quote from Pablo Picasso that really touched my heart. I feel it is exactly in alignment with my vision and a great message to see daily. I designed this quote… Read more.
There is nothing that says Christmas better than the traditional red and green color mix. This gorgeous paper Christmas wreath is something you can make and decorate with year after year as it will always me a handcrafted treasure. The wreath includes holly leaves and berries, mistletoe leaves and berries as pine needles adding a… Read more.
This Christmas morning I will have a small group of family at my house. Much different from the 21 I hosted at Thanksgiving. Our family tradition is to open gifts on Christmas eve and to serve an elegant breakfast or brunch on Christmas day. I am so lucky that this year Birch Lane invited me… Read more.
This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Décor for modern luxury made easy. Though my house is designed in a craftsman comfort style, I am starting to mix in a modern and mid-century twist. My house was built in 1920, the height of the craftsman movement, where the overly ornate was discarded for a simple and solid… Read more.
The last few weeks, I have been enjoying the wonderful holiday fruits from my The Fruit Company. When they asked me to share my tips on how to create a gorgeous fruit centerpiece, I jumped at the opportunity. Once upon a time, in a past life of mine, I owned a little flower shop. We… Read more.
We just can’t get enough of the white paper cut winter scenes! First you saw the paper lanterns featuring the trees, deer, fox and rabbit, then the three layer winter village and now here is a glass dome filled with a white paper woodland scene. How pretty is this? We did cut this paper scene… Read more.
I am adding my finishing touched to my holiday tree this week and one of my handmade ornaments are these elegant paper cut pieces that are made from glitter paper. My tree is a mixture of golds and whites in a soft woodland theme. Oh so pretty!! I will share the full reveal with you… Read more.
It is time for a new wreath from my front door! I am smitten with my navy and gold living room and wanted to continue that look to the entry of the house. I have seen some gorgeous metal wreaths that have a antique and copper feel on the market right now and thought it… Read more.