My Summer Kitchen and a 70’s Flashback

Summer kitchen

  Are you a little bit country or a little bit rock and roll? I'm having flashbacks to my childhood filled with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and Devil Dogs eaten out of my Donny and Marie lunchbox with matching thermos. Donny was a little bit rock and roll and I was helpless to resist his purple socks? These definitely … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Little Cottage on the Pond

Little Cottage on the Pond tour

  Tricia from Little Cottage on the Pond is a Texas girl with loads of style. No wonder Country Living will soon be featuring her home in the pages of their magazine! Take the tour and we can all say "we knew her before all the fame"! She loves to display her flea market finds and made sure to have plenty of open storage space (and … [Read more...]


What’s Your Style – Classic Kitchen Design & a Giveaway

Classic White Kitchen

  I need a dozen houses just so I can decorate them in every style that I love. So when I designed my dream kitchen, I went with a classic look I'll never tire of.   A style that looks like it's original to my 100 year old house with a few modern touches thrown in for fun. Classic marble counters combine with one of my … [Read more...]


Eclectic House Tour – The Glamorous Housewife

California cottage style and tour

  That porch, that green dutch door, that climbing wisteria vine, that porch glider scream California cottage style. The perfect house ... fit for The Glamorous Housewife - Bethany and her family - who live in sunny California. At first glance, the peony wreath on the emerald green dutch door says this is no ordinary house. In … [Read more...]


Exceptionally Eclectic – Christmas on the Lake

The Lily Pad Cottage House Tour

  Santa will be harnessing Rudolph to a candy apple red speed boat when he visits Kelly's, of The Lily Pad Cottage, Michigan lake house this year!   Nothing says Christmas like bouncy ball ornaments in a window box! We're both named Kelly and we both have the same tile (mine in my shower) - maybe we were separated at … [Read more...]


My Kitchen Tour – Everything and the Farmhouse Sink!

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When we bought this run down house, I was thrilled with the prospect of being able to create my dream kitchen! Ceiling high white cabinets (they are actually gray for a warmer feel but look white), marble counters, a fun red stove and a farmhouse sink were on my wish list. Here's what I was working with - scary! I desperately wanted … [Read more...]