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We are already deep in the midst of March, and we have officially sprung forward.

Now that we are into the second half of March, its time to start thinking about redecorating with all the things that will refresh and enhance our homes.  One spot that often goes ignored, or even unnoticed is the front door, and specifically the front door knob. What does yours look like? Has it been there since the house was built? Has it been replaced with something that “works for now”? If so, take a little time this Spring to freshen up your front door with some special new hardware. I’ve heard it say that the front door knob is the “handshake” of the house. And with so many gorgeous options in so many styles available today there’s really no excuse for lackluster handles and knobs. (more…)

Farmhouse Decor GIFTS under $50

 

Greystone Farm

Did you know if you read the word “farmhouse” in a description of the historic house you want to buy, the term doesn’t necessarily apply to style? Farmhouse is a term used more often to describe function. Very simply put, homes built on agricultural lands were called farmhouses. They were built out of necessity — to house and protect the inhabitants who either owned or worked the farm. The modern farmhouse, however, has become a white hot trend in design. It represents timeworn treasures and vintage inspired designs that make a house a home. Let your home’s spirit shine with some of these vintage finds, or pick one up as a gift for that person who loves all things farmhouse. (more…)

10 Ways to incorporate PINK into your Home Decorating

This color represents compassion, nurturing and love. It relates to unconditional love and understanding, and the giving and receiving of nurturing. We always think of Pink in little girls bedrooms. Pink, sugary cotton candy always comes to mind, sound about right? 💗 Well, pink has come a long way, in the right shade and application can be quite sophisticated, and sugar-free. My favorite pinks are soft and pure and look amazing paired with grays, greens and blues. Here are 10 ways to use pink in your home: (more…)

Spring Cleaning for Success

Your work space:

Whether you work from home or you go to an office or maybe you just need to stay in charge of your personal finances, its absolutely essential that you do a personal Spring cleaning for success and sanity. Our work spaces tend to get over run with papers, books and other things that make it hard to stay organized, not only physically, but mentally. If you have ever had to search through endless stacks of papers and clutter to find one document that you need, then you know the value of being organized. (more…)

Decorating with Green

With March finally here, I thought it appropriate to continue talking about green, and how to incorporate this amazing color into all the areas of your home. If you checked out my March mood board, Spring forward Spring fresh we looked at some great accessories for the bedroom and bedroom office.  But that’s not the only place you can freshen up with this color available in so many different hues. This is such a fun color for this time of year, and you can really use it to make a statement.

Like in furniture:

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Spring forward, Spring fresh!

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Spring Green

 

I don’t know about you guys, but I am so READY FOR SPRING!!! Now that we have turned the calendar and it’s officially March, I feel like we are almost there. We’ve made it through the hard months of winter and warm weather and green grass is on the horizon. When I think about Spring, I think about the color green and there’s just something about it that’s giving me good vibes right now. (more…)