5 Ways to Get This Look: Summer Color Living Room

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As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Pretty Sitting Room

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You guys, I think I’m in love…..with A ROOM.  This room, a beautifully decorated sitting room in the home of Katelyn James.  Katelyn is a photographer, and her artist’s eye for color and design really shows in this room that she decorated herself.  I can appreciate the fact that this room doesn’t have to be full of furniture to make a style statement.  It’s simply a beautiful room.

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5 Ways to Decorate with the Color Orange

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At the beginning of every year, Pantone announces their pick for “Color of the Year”.  It’s their prediction of what the freshest, trendiest color will be in fashion, design, and decor.  The pick for 2012, you might remember, was Tangerine Tango.  This bright, fun shade of orange has definitely been in the spotlight, this year. {…Read More…}





Kool Aid Play Dough

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I love play dough.  At times, I am one of those moms that gets into play dough way more than my kids do.  There is something so enjoyable about sculpting and twisting dough into shapes.  It must be the creativity in me.  There are tons of recipes online for play dough but I love the {…Read More…}