HGTV Home Tour…the smartest home on the block!

HGTV Smart Home

It's one thing to be the prettiest home on the block…it's another to be the prettiest and the smartest! I was so excited when I was recently invited up to the fabulous city of Nashville, for a blogger sneak peek tour the newest HGTV HOME and this one is a "smarty pants!" A fully furnished English-cottage design, built by Carbine and … [Read more...]

New Entry Lighting!

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Are you a 'quirky movie' person? We definitely are in our family. Maybe that's because we are all a tad quirky. And if it's a quirky British movie? Well, that's the best of the best! Quirky sounds better with an accent after all. Years ago we discovered this incredible, quirky, heart-warming movie called 'Everything Is Illuminated'. I HIGHLY … [Read more...]

Parade of Homes Tour ~ Refresh Restyle

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Happy Saturday! We are so thrilled that you are joining us for another At the Picket Fence Parade of Homes Tour! Today we're welcoming the lovely Debbie from Refresh Restyle. We have had the absolute privilege of meeting her in person and she is so warm and friendly and we truly feel like we have known her forever. Debbie seamlessly blends … [Read more...]

Living Room Re-Reveal!

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Don't you just wish you had a 'Do-over' button that you could push at any given moment? You know, like those 'Easy' buttons in that Staples commercial? I'm a talker. And being a talker means you feel this overwhelming compulsion to fill any silence or voids in conversation with words. Sometimes they make sense and are totally relevant to the … [Read more...]

The 2 Seasons ~ Parade of Homes Tour

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Happy weekend friends! Are you ready to take the tour of another beautiful home today? We always love it when we connect with other blogging duos especially when we get to actually have the pleasure of getting to meet them in person! Janette and Jordan of The 2 Seasons blog make such a dynamic combination and they are truly so warm and … [Read more...]

Kids Art Center and a Little Redemption

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The older I get the more I'm realizing that I just have to come to terms with the things that I will never be good at. Walking through a room without bumping into something Monopoly  Cartwheels And drawing I'm pretty much permanently stuck at a 1st grade level when it comes to my artistic abilities. Actually, that might be stretching it a … [Read more...]

Am I Going to Get in Trouble for This?

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Once upon a time there was a little girl who loved to draw. She would sit for hours filling up page after page with her creations. She loved to draw so much that she even decided to try her hand at drawing on a variety of surfaces. Like walls, doors and lamp shades. Her mother, who was always so supportive and encouraging of her artistic … [Read more...]

How to Paint Glass Bud Vases for Spring

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Doesn't that sound LOVELY! To be painted the colors of Spring. Hello everyone, this is Angelina from JoJo and Eloise. Spring is Right around the corner and I couldn't be happier. I am sure some of you wish, Spring was here YESTERDAY!! Spring is my most FAVORITE of ALL Seasons.Everything about it makes me LOVE it. New life, Perfect Temperatures, … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Game Board Photo Display

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I'm so excited to be joining the fabulous Kristen Duke for an amazing series called Decorating with Pictures which includes over 50 different contributors sharing some incredible ideas for creatively incorporating your family's photos into your decor. AND there's a different giveaway happening each day so you will want to be sure to … [Read more...]

White Lace Cottage-Parade of Homes

White Lace Cottage Tour

We are so excited to have the lovely Anne of White Lace Cottage here with us today, giving our picket fence friends a tour of her beautiful "shabby chic" cottage!  Heather had the privilege of meeting Anne last year and she is every bit as lovely and kind in real life as she is on her blog!  Come take a room by room tour of White Lace Cottage … [Read more...]