DIY: Kitchen Window Valance

January 5, 2011

For the past week my world has been filled with shredding, decluttering, organizing, and the start of new projects for 2011.  My mind has been going non-stop about all the things that I want to tackle...of course, I'd love to snap my fingers and it all be done like Barbara Eden in I Dream of Jeannie, but that's not reality.  SO...where to begin... I've been working on multiple projects and gave you a sneak peek of one yesterday....here's my latest.... Since moving into our home almost a year ago, I've been wanting to install a valance at the kitchen window.  The window is almost 90" wide, … [Read more...]

A FRESH Start for the New Year: Attainable Organizing Ideas

January 4, 2011

I was doing a little shopping at Walmart yesterday and there were planners, bins, and calendars GALORE!  Everything having to do with {organization} was greeting each shopper as they entered.  For some, the thought of the New Year brings on new beginnings and a fresh start, BUT for others the thought of decluttering and purging brings major anxiety, which results in organizational failure ~ NOT GOOD!So let's {break it down}.  A while back I wrote a post on organization and here's a recap:Purge, Sort, & Shred ~ Remove everything from the space you are decluttering, whether it … [Read more...]

Dressing your Decor with DENIM!

January 3, 2011

As the first post of the New Year, I feel the slight pressure of making it sound profound and find myself having writing anxiety.  So instead of attempting to discover a new design revelation, I'm just going to "jump right in" and write about what I know: design ideas that I hope inspire you to create a home you LOVE and never want to LEAVE!Just like having the perfect pair of A-M-A-Z-I-N-G fitting jeans, incorporating denim into your interiors can be just as stylish (and possibly even better)!  Fashion and Interiors have never before been so closely parralled.  Many well-known … [Read more...]

$35 Giveaway with CSN Stores!

January 3, 2011

It's that time again....CSN is giving away a $35 Gift Certificate to any of their 200 Online Stores!Keep reading for Giveaway details...Find everything from Wall Art and Decor to Shoes to Cribs.  You can buy many of your favorite brand name items at a discount price.  The first giveaway I had with CSN Stores, I mentioned that I was planning on ordering a new hanging fixture for my family room.  Well I placed my order and it should be here any day.  I'm very excited to share it with you! To Enter: Comment below this post - Must be a GFC follower of SAS … [Read more...]