Living

Category

Mix High and Low Pieces

Yes I know the bathroom before was pretty awesome, well awesome if it was 1989! We knew we had to do something but as always didn't have a ton of money to spend. My secret, its about mixing it up. I always splurge on hardware, fixtures and countertops.I saved money by using materials that did not have to be specially ordered, painting existing cabinets and decorating from budget friendly stores like Target and the clearance section at Pottery Barn and…

Everything Has A Home

In my house I've learned the best way to keep things organized is to have a place for everything. I'd like to think my kitchen is pretty organized and the two items I use the most to make sure everything has a place is a porcelain bird for my wedding ring and the silver tray where we all keep our keys.

Pull It Together With Some Color

I think a fun way to showcase some of your items is to group them according by color. Your objects don't even have to be similar or a particular type of collection but if they are all the same color it will come together for you. The photos are of an antique store called Da Barn (sorry they don't have a website) in New Buffalo, Michigan. This is one of my favorite stores and whenever I go there I want…

My Wish List Always Involves Jonathan Adler

I think I have own more pillows then most people in their lifetime. To me it is the easiest way to update a room and to express yourself without spending a ton of money. I'm in the middle of finishing my basement and I have had my eyes on these pillows from Jonathan Adler for over a year.The pillows are more then I usually spend but I try and justify it with the fact its cheaper then buying a new…

Group Same Objects Together

I collect birds and I didn't even know I did. I believe it started with the small blue glass bird you see in the cabinet my mom bought me when I was in high school. I think one day I just noticed I had alot of little birds around the house so I decided to put them in my kitchen cupboard together. The beauty of it is now the birds look like a collection and makes more of a statement…