Accessorizing Your Home With Orange

BlueberryBright

Using a color palette from the site Design Seeds, helps make it easy to find complimentary colors based on the colors put together in each palette. The color palettes are meant to show you complimentary colors, and how to match what you love with other colors perfectly. A person who cannot commit to color could use them simply to accessorize a room with various pieces of home decor. It will … [Read more...]

Organized Entryway for $300

Addison painting

If you could spruce up a room for $300, what would you pick if given the chance? For me it was finally making our entryway somewhere where we would have a place to put our bags and jackets when we come in the door. Since we bought our house I wanted to make a whole built in wall right when we walked into the house. I measured, drew out what I wanted, and yet never had the funds to do it. I held … [Read more...]

Dear Fashionista: Living Room Makeover

Living Room Makeover

I received a question recently, from a friend and reader about helping her with a living room makeover.I should be thanking Shana for seeking out my advice, because this living room makeover was so much fun to do. Dear Fashionista, I am in desperate need of designing help for my living room. I love bold but my husband likes more neutrals. I do have a painting that was my Grandparents that I … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Table on The Centsible Life

Thanksgiving Table on The Centsible Life

For Thanksgiving Lowe's Creative Ideas has given me the Thanksgiving table assignment. Did you see my wreath last week? Check out how I used my wreath to complete My Thanksgiving Table and some easy projects to help you decorate your table for Thanksgiving, on The Centsible Life (@centsiblelife). All pictures taken for this project were from my T-Mobile Amaze 4G.   … [Read more...]

My Thanksgiving Wreath

My Thanksgiving Wreath

  Last week Ellie (@teasandsweets) posted How To Make a Holiday Wreath, and I was so inspired I decided to make one too. It was really simple and easy to do, so you can count on me now making one for every holiday. Thanks to Ellie I now have a fantastic beautiful wreath for Thanksgiving. Stay tuned for more fantastic Thanksgiving decorating ideas... … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Decorations on The Centsible Life

DIY Halloween Decorations on The Centsible LIfe

I'm so excited to announce my partnership with Lowe's Creative Ideas Magazine and Kelly of  The Centsible Life (@centsiblelife). Today I posted on The Centsible Life 2 great DIY Halloween Decorations. There's also a kick butt giveaway for a $50 Lowe's Gift Card. Get over there and enter. Stay tuned for more projects on The Centsible Life by none other then this very excited … [Read more...]

Neutral Tones With Blue For Your Home

AutumnRays

Although I have a love for color in the home I do understand that there are people who just can't do it. Neutrals can be done really well with a pop color that is more muted and appealing to those who do not want saturated colors. For color inspiration I thought I'd go with the Autumn Rays palette by Design Seeds. You can see here the different shades of neutral you can incoroprate with just … [Read more...]

Accessorizing Your Home With Teal

Accessorizing Your Home With Teal

I discovered this great site for color choosing for your home called Design Seeds. The color palettes make it easy to find complimentary colors based on pictures. The color palettes are meant to show you complimentary colors, and how to match what you love with other colors perfectly. It occurred to me when I saw these color palettes a person who cannot commit to color could use them simply to … [Read more...]

Raising The Lamp With Books

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In the boys room I had their table lamp, which stays on all night, on top of an air purifier. The lamp needs to be elevated for the boys to see in their loft beds. I finally broke down last week and threw away the air purifier that was broken. Keeping it to merely be a stand seemed really dumb. I threw it away and quickly remembered why I had it on the broken air purifier in the first place. Of … [Read more...]

How To Choose The Right Paint Color

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I cannot tell you how many times I've had people come to my house and tell me they don't know how to choose the right paint color. I thought I would share 2 tips that helped me paint every room of my house when we purchased it. I will tell you that every room in my house has a different color. This is not necessary. Some people can only handle 1 or 2 colors in their entire house. That is OK, just … [Read more...]

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