How to Paint Fabric & DIY Nautical Dishtowels


  Have you ever stumbled across something that can solve all of the world's problems? Well I have. Ok - maybe I exaggerate a tad but this is definitely life changing. Drumroll please ... fabric medium. I know what you're thinking, "Kelly, have you been living under a rock" or "Kelly, you really need to get out … [Read more...]


Eclectic Garden Tour – Organized Clutter

Whimsical garden tour Organized Clutter

Carlene of Organized Clutter is the queen bee of junk gardens. She's never met a rusty old whatcha-ma-call-it, discarded thing-a-ma-jig or broken down what's it that she couldn't breathe new life into.   Follow these footsteps into the garden. An old sink becomes the perfect potting bench. We've all seen bike planters but … [Read more...]


Shutterfly By Design Townhouse Decorating Ideas, My BFF Martha & What a View!

Shutterfly by Design Townhouse Tour

Where else but in NYC can you go to an amazing design event, have your pic snapped with Martha Stewart and have cocktails overlooking the most amazing view all in the same night? Little did I know what was in store for me as I hopped on a train and headed into New York for a high style home design party hosted by Shutterfly. Yes, Shutterfly … [Read more...]


World Market Grand Opening and a Giveaway!

World Market Giveaway

  It's the most wonderful time of the year ... no, it's not Christmas but it does feel like it because Cost Plus World Market is finally coming to New Jersey! I heart World Market and their unique, affordable selection for home and garden.  I wouldn't miss the grand opening action and I can't wait to show you what treasures I find.  Join … [Read more...]


Eclectic Garden Tour – Our Fairfield Home and Garden

A trio of ladder birdhouses

  It's summer and that means hanging out outside so let's make this summer the summer of gorgeous garden tours!   Who better to start with than Barb of Our Fairfield Home and Garden who I officially dub the Garden Fairy Godmother. Barb's neighbor was tossing 32 shutters so she challenged herself to use all of the shutters in … [Read more...]


Best of the Red, White & Blue and Happy 4th!

Love this DIY window flag!

  The bands are marching, the grill is smoking, the lemonade is iced and the fireworks are popping. It's time for a little red, white and blue ...   Cristina from Remodelelando la Casa knocked her DIY flags windows out of the park. Becky from Beyond the Picket Fence made the coolest book page flag. Those blurry blobs in … [Read more...]


How to Clean Vintage Luggage

How to clean vintage luggage

  Oh the places you'll go ... but if you're stuck at home, you can at least have a suitcase that's been around the world (or the block at least). Vintage suitcases have so much character - the aged leather, the monograms, the travel stickers. They harken back to the days when people dressed for a flight ... you'd never see a … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Christine Dovey

Home Tour of Christine Dovey

  A few years ago, Christine Dovey decided to sell all of of her furniture and start from scratch with only pieces that inspire her. This former teacher turned stylist, decorator and artist lives in Ontario and describes her style as a "blushy cocktail of delicate pretty mixed with a dash of modern edge." I love the way the marble … [Read more...]


How to Throw a Killer Yard Sale – The Purge Sale 2014!

How to throw a Killer Yard Sale

The Purge Sale! Epic purge sale this weekend (May 31, June 1). Four hoarders (according to our husbands), teaming up to get rid of our stash so we can save our marriages. We love to shop, decorate, collect and roam the aisles of flea markets so you know our stuff is Amazing. Date: May 31 & June 1 Time: 8am -- 2pm (early birds stress us out) … [Read more...]


Make a Watermelon Drink Dispenser and Summer Cocktail

Make a watermelon drink dispenser

  Remember when I spoke at the Country Living Fair? I whipped up a tasty little watermelon concoction. It's so easy, so refreshing and so good! And it's even better with it's own spigot! How to Make a Watermelon Drink Dispenser Supplies (the poor guy at the hardware store thought I was nuts but he helped me find everything I … [Read more...]