Seven Series: Capiz Shell Chandeliers

February 19, 2014

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Is it really Wednesday already?  With the kids off for winter break this week, the days have been flying by.  Plus I've been putting the final touches on the master bedroom and have started working on the kids room.  I even was busy over the weekend with a big build project (here is a picture peak). Before sharing another update on the rooms, I put together a collection of my favorite capiz shell chandeliers for another 7 series feature.  Last week I showcased my latest DIY creation and how I created a hanging fixture using a capiz shell fixture from World Market.  It gives the most … [Read more...]

Lantern Love

July 12, 2012

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I'm finishing up a kitchen renovation for a local client (which looks amazing and I can't wait to share pictures) and we're at the point of choosing light fixtures.  Most have already been selected and some already installed, but we wanted to find something extra special for the foyer light as you enter into the home. The tricky part of the equation? The Ceiling Height!  An average home usually has an 8'-0" ceiling height, but some have cathedral ceilings in the foyer so a grand and beautiful chandelier can be admired.  Not this house.  But that's okay because with a little hunting I was … [Read more...]

5 DIY Ideas to Makeover Your Bathroom

September 12, 2011

DIY Ideas for the Bathroom

The Bathroom ~ It’s a fashion statement. A focal point in your home. A place you go to unwind and relax. Your own personal spa. In just a few short days, there are lots of things you can do yourself to give your bathroom an entirely new look without undergoing a total bathroom remodel! Every one of these easy DIY ideas will make a difference in the way your bathroom looks and feels. 1. Change up the walls with color or patterns Paint. A new coat of paint can easily be completed in a weekend, even if wallpaper needs to be removed or if walls need to be primed. Try to get some prep done … [Read more...]

New Sponsor & Garden Stool Giveaway

April 28, 2011

Garden Stools

If you're in love with garden stools as much as I am....you have to keep reading! Lately, all the rage is about Garden Stools.  With Spring in full bloom, garden stools are a great way to add color, texture, and style to any decor. Today, I am SO excited to announce our newest sponsor, Phil Michael Trading Company.  They are the 'Go To' place for all types of garden stools.  Their selection is huge and they offer an array of colors, sizes, and patterns. Along with their amazing garden stools (I can't say garden stool enough, because I'm so in love), Phil Michael Trading Company also … [Read more...]