She Sent Me What? How I Transformed This Weird Thrift Shop Find!


I was thrilled when Jennifer Rizzo asked me to take part in a fun idea called She Sent Me What? It goes like this:  21 bloggers would each ... a) send a thrift shop find under $15 to another blogger and b) transform the thing that was sent to them into something amazing The talented Ashley from The Handmade Home sent me a mystery … [Read more...]


What Would You Turn These Weird Thrift Shop Finds Into?

See thrift shop items transformed!

WWKD - What Would Kelly Do? You'll have to wait until tomorrow to find out what I turned this weird thrift shop find that I got in the mail into ... and see what another fabulous blogger did with this little ice bucket that I sent her (along with a few other goodies). Trust me, it's amazing! In the meantime, I'd love to know … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Making a Vibrant Home

Love this wood chevron wall

  She had me at color ... and Lindsay from Makely School for Girls really knows how to liven up her home with color, pattern and fun! Just looking at these pictures makes me smile - try not to as you scroll through. This is my kind of eclectic. I would probably face my desk towards that amazing focal wall instead of the window … [Read more...]


Make a Spring Banner and a Tale of Multiplying Bunnies!

Make a spring banner

  March came in like a lion ... and hid a few bunnies in his furry mane. Those bunnies started multiplying like, well, bunnies and they've taken over my new craft room. Make a Spring Bunny Banner Supplies: Cardboard Coasters Bunny Stencil 3D Felt Flower Stickers and pom pom stickers Glitter Marker Baker's Twine 1) … [Read more...]


My Joss & Main Fresh Vintage Style Sale is Live!

Eclectically Vintage Joss and Main Sale

  Who's ready for some retail therapy? My Joss & Main curated sale - Fresh Vintage Style -  is live right now! It's a members only event - but not in a snooty, country club sort of way. It's so easy - sign up by clicking here and you can shop til you drop - or just window shop and check out some of my picks - no … [Read more...]


Shelf Styling – Displaying My Favorite Finds

Open kitchen cubbies are perfect for display!

  While this desk is usually piled high with school forms, cell phones, junk mail, pieces of string, pocket change and whatever else we happen to toss on there when we walk through the door, my open kitchen cubbies are always ready for their close up. Being a self professed hoarder ... I mean collector, I love having a place to show … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Luxury Mountain Retreat

Mountain Home Tour

It's a magical retreat tucked away in the mountains of North Carolina. Designed by friends Hooper & Ann of Birds of a Feather who describe their style as ... "Ann loves art and an eclectic mix of found pieces and those with a history.  Hooper loves bold color, patterns and layers of accessories.  Merge the two and somehow, it just … [Read more...]


Win a Swag Bag of Better Homes & Gardens Best New Products

BH&G Best New Product Awards

Any excuse to dress up and head into Manhattan and I'm there. Going to the Better Homes & Gardens Best New Product awards party was just that excuse.   Best part - meeting up with some of my favorite gals and partying up a storm. The paparazzi would not leave us alone ... President & CEO of BrandSpark - Robert Levy, … [Read more...]


How to Dress a Bed & Updating My Bedroom (Finally)!

How to Dress a Bed

I have a deep, dark, shameful secret that I need to confess because I know (or hope!) you won't judge me. I've had the same comforter for 18 years - that's 6,570 days with a few extra thrown in for leap years.   After I walked down the aisle, we bought bedroom furniture from a four poster bed to a couple of two tone night stands to … [Read more...]


Freshening Up My Bathroom with Color

Stylish Bathroom

If you peer out the little dormer window of my attic bathroom on this cold March day, you'll see snow piles that I don't think will melt until July! Inside is another story - I'm bringing in color and style to make me forget about the dreary weather. For less than the cost of a grande soy latte, we can treat ourselves to pretty little things … [Read more...]