July 2011

Before & After: Our Dining Room is My New Favorite Room Thumbnail

I love blue. Really. It is officially my favorite among all the wall colors we've ever used. In turn, our finished dining room is my new favorite room. That could be because we haven't really finished any other spaces in this apartment, but I think it's because it really just turned out great. And I…

Green Steals of the Week: Newspaper Armchair, Shower Curtain & More Thumbnail

There are goodies to be found when you love shopping clearance pages. And Viva Terra's clearance pages have been very fruitful of late. First up? This fabulously bohemian chair. I love barrel chairs, and I love having a special place where I can sit and read. And what better place to read than a chair…

Our New Dining Table & Plans for the Room Thumbnail

Years ago, when my husband and I bought our first real "grown up" furniture from Rooms to Go, we didn't know enough to buy pieces that would last. We just wanted furniture that would fit our taste (at the time) and budget. So it's no wonder that years later, the only piece that's left is…

Our Simple, Free Gallery Wall Thumbnail

Ever since we moved into our new place, we've been spending a lot of time trying to figure out how to place all of our old stuff. For example, I was absolutely in love with the design of my daughter's room in the old apartment. However, the design was very specific to that space. Now…

FLOR’s Summer Rug Designs are Full of Graphic Style Thumbnail

Whenever I need a new rug for a room, FLOR is one of the first places I look — and with good reason. I can always trust that their products are eco-friendly in a variety of ways, and that there will always be new designs for me to peruse. This summer is no exception. I am…