One Room Challenge – Week Six Reveal

Week Six has come and it is time for the One Room Challenge reveal. This evening after the kids go to bed, I will sit and look at everyone’s projects. Cannot wait! So here was our before: We were keeping the major pieces – the sectional from Room and Board, the pendant from Crate and […]

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One Room Challenge – Week Two

Week two of the One Room Challenge has not been as productive as hoped. Sick children, sick parents, basically tired and grumpy all around. I am sharing the link to the details of my Living Room Refresh on Moodboard. We are keeping the larger elements, but adding a fresher, brighter color palate. In addition, I scored an […]

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One Room Challenge – Week One

I have decided to participate in the One Room Challenge, hosted by Linda of Calling It Home. Excited and a tad anxious. The backstory on my choice of our living room. We adopted three siblings, three years ago, after fostering for 18 months. It became apparent (years ago) that we needed a bigger home; last […]

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5 Ways to Arrange Art

I am obsessed with information and thought this tutorial was great. I can’t wait to frame and hang my new Gray Malin artwork.   Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, series of 9 images

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Cerused Oak

House Beautiful I have promised myself that this week, I am calling our painter to come and prime our kitchen walls. I may still use wallpaper in one area, but the rest of the West Indies print must go. It was great when we first moved in and our home was quite traditional. Now, I […]

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Style File: Vanessa de Vargas

  Decorati had a feature on Vanessa de Vargas of Turquoise in Los Angeles. They describe her look as Modern Glam, she describes her style as “a mix of vintage and modern from 60s Miami bamboo to Mid Century Modern”. You know those words are music to my ears. Here are some photos of her […]

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