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Picking Fresh Lavender and Taste Testing Sea Salt Caramels

Today was such a gorgeous day to tour Green Bluff.  The Cherry Festival is going on and the farms on the prairie are absolutely breathtaking.  My husband had today off so we headed out early and our first stop was Fleur de Provence Lavender Farm.  I … [Read More...]


Wearing Too Many Hats

What do you do when you find yourself wearing too many hats?  Which one do you put in a box and store for awhile?  Well, this is the question I had to ask myself after our BIG move to Washington.  I had every intention of continuing on as a Retailer … [Read More...]

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Black And White Guest Room Reveal

I've been so anxious to show you the finished results of my client's Black & White Guest Room but I had to wait until our internet was up and running again.  It's been a crazy busy week of moving from Arizona to Washington.  Tonight will be our … [Read More...]


Dr. Pepper Gallery Wall

What do you do when you have a long hallway and a HUGE Dr. Pepper collection of memorabilia?  You marry the two and they become a stunning gallery wall.This is a picture of my client, Jeanene and myself.  We have had so much decorating together.  It … [Read More...]

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Last But Not Least ~ Home Office Tour

Our home office is probably the room we spend the most time in.  This is where I blog and post of FB, etc...  I also create designs for my painted and vinyl signs and my entire stock of paint is stored in the closet on shelves the hubs built for me. … [Read More...]

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Cozy Laundry Room & New Fixer Upper

Having a laundry space in the a hallway is by far not ideal but I must say...when we were looking for investment properties in this price range 2 1/2 years ago almost all laundry areas were located in the garage.  Can you imagine doing laundry when … [Read More...]

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Craft Room ~ One Last Look

I just did a few minor changes to my craft room before listing our home.  Since we also needed to clean up the garage, I brought in the finished vintage dresser I was originally saving for Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market.  It was all wrapped up for … [Read More...]

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Our Guest Bath Before & Now

I was really hoping to choose all new tile for the floors and shower of whatever house we purchased in Arizona, but our guest bath already had tile in perfect condition.  We just couldn't justify ripping it all out.  Luckily it's a neutral color … [Read More...]

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Setting The Stage To Sell

Placing our house on the market happened so fast that we had to stage quickly.  I didn't plant flowers in the flower beds this spring and it's too hot now to plant so I utilized the pots we had and planted some colorful flowers in them.  I'm hand … [Read More...]


Learn The Art Of French Inspired Old World Finishes

Want to learn how to create the beautiful French Inspired Old World Finish using CeCe Caldwell's Paints? I'm going to be at A Mad Hatter's in Glendale tomorrow from 12 - 1pm giving a FREE DEMO and there will be a GIVEAWAY every 15 minutes!!! Would … [Read More...]

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Welcome To Our Living Room

Welcome to our home.  Come on it and stay awhile! After we ripped out the purple carpet.I am always asked if the little dog you see next to the sofa is real?  No, but my husband had him before we were married and he just follows us everywhere we … [Read More...]


Dining Room Before & After

Saying goodbye to my chandelier!  Do you remember how long it took to find the exact chandelier I wanted.  For over a year I searched for a vintage light fixture I could afford.  When I couldn't, I looked to Lamps Plus.  Yay...I found one that looked … [Read More...]


Kitchen Tour

When we purchased our home 2 1/2 years ago from the bank, it was a disaster.  It had been vandalized.  The kitchen door (back door leading to the patio) had been kicked in.  All copper pipping had been cut, pool equipment stolen, etc.  But we could … [Read More...]

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House For Sale & Final Master Bedroom Reveal

Life has been so crazy the past few weeks that I just couldn't get the final photos taken of our master bedroom until now.  It has to look perfect, along with the rest of house since it goes on the market today.  We're praying for a quick sale so I … [Read More...]


A Special Father’s Day Gift

We are on the move again!  Didn't think we'd ever say that.   Although we've enjoyed Arizona, the pull to be near family is much stronger than our desire to live in year-round warm weather.  After much thought and discussion between my husband and I, … [Read More...]