Sophisticated Girl’s Room: Palette of Linen, Hot Pink and Green


HGTV Green home girl’s room: Platform-style twin beds are customized with custom-crafted headboards, slipcovered with natural linen. Wall color is Sherwin Williams Rosebay 6563. Hot pink pillows are made with Studio Bon Fuzz in Candy fabric.   An oversized wing chair, upholstered in sustainable fabric, is paired with a casual wooden cube to create a …continue reading

Toy Story: Cowgirl/Cowboy Party


This has got to be the cutest Toy Story Jessie party I’ve ever seen! Beth (the party designer) used a lot of bandanas, cow print, burlap, jute, hay,  the color red and yellow (woody and jessie both have yellow in their outfits). This is a very doable party that doesn’t cost a bunch of money …continue reading

Happy Easter


Have a wonderful and Happy Easter!!

Create-A-Mural Giveaway: Open To Worldwide Readers!! – CLOSED


Create-A-Mural designs kids murals and kids wall decals. They have lots of designs, themes & ideas to decorate & transform your child’s room. Parents will not only love the easy application and removal – but also the themes for baby rooms, kids rooms and teen rooms. A HUGE thank you to Create-A-Mural for providing one …continue reading

Baby Nursery On A Budget


Creativity helps when you are on a budget (like most of us). This sweet eclectic nursery was created with finds from goodwill, Ebay and a few hand-me-downs, etc. I love how Brittany Dalomba pulls the room together by grouping and displaying her finds to create a cohesive and darling baby nursery. The off-white crib works …continue reading

A Peek Into Mariah Carey’s Pink & Green Nursery


Mariah Carey and her hubby Nick Canon’s baby nursery is sweet and beautiful. Mariah’s due date is coming soon, she is expecting a boy and a girl! The interior designer created an inviting and cozy yet luxurious baby nursery with muted tones. It’s difficult to design a shared room for a boy and a girl …continue reading

Yellow for Tween and Teen Boys Rooms


Today was 85 degrees and humid and for the first time this year, I wore open toe shoes and actually felt hot.  Unfortunately, tomorrow is supposed to be 60 and raining.  These fleeting spring days make me want to embrace bright, happy, warm colors as if to persuade spring to come and stay a while.  …continue reading

Make A Silhouette Of Your Kids!


I remember going to Disneyland and seeing the silhouette artist cutting out these fine, detailed profiles with small sharp scissors. I wish I would have had my kids silhouettes done when they were little. Silhouettes were very popular in the 1800’s and were an inexpensive way to have a loved ones portrait done. The invention …continue reading

Make Your Own Plastic Egg Teacups


What to do with all the extra plastic eggs after Easter? Sunghee of Creativity in Progress came up with this very cute idea – plastic egg teacups.   Buttons stabilize the plastic egg. How about a plastic egg birdbath? Soooo cute!   Making a teacup egg is a creative and fun project to do with …continue reading

Make Your Own Edible Easter Bunny!


Many years ago, I owned a candy store in a mall. It was a bulk type candy store 200+ bins of candy. It was pure fun. We sold balloons, beanie babies, hand made fudge, sugar-free chocolates and darling gifts. My kids were young at the time – but they still talk about the candy store. …continue reading