home decor

How To Decorate A Coffee Table

Cate Mezyk - April 16, 2015
How to style a coffee table

I love redecorating my house. Unfortunately, as I’ve said before, I don’t have carte blanche to spend all of our money on it. So instead, I get creative, switching up what we already have in our house, and finding new homes for it. One of the things I love to freshen up is our coffee table. Our family room is the first room you see …

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Minnesota Barnwood. Welcome Home.

Tammy Hiveley - April 9, 2015
Titus' MN barnwood round kitchen table-9

Titus has done it again. Remember when Cate got her table last fall? So beautiful, right? I knew I had to have one! The idea of gathering my family ’round a table built especially for us sounded so amazing. I knew as soon as we moved into our new house, we needed Titus to come to our dining rescue. Our informal dining area is a walk-through. People walk from our kitchen …

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Room For the Littlest Princess

Tammy Hiveley - March 19, 2015

We are slowly adding bits and pieces to our new house. The downside: my walls are still bare and echo-y. The upside to this snail pace: it’s allowing me to really ponder what I want for each room. My latest project has been the girls’ rooms. Here’s a sneak peak into my Littlest Princess’s bedroom {the other 2 rooms are still a work in progress… we are debating wall details… …

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Freshening Up For Spring

Cate Mezyk - March 10, 2015

If I had my way, my home would turn into one constant makeover project. As soon as I finish one room, I’m onto another. My only problem? Budget. That silly husband of mine doesn’t seem to think that money grows on trees. I keep TRYING to convince him, but he won’t listen to reason. So, my projects have to be cost effective, to say the …

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Master Bedroom Makeover With Just $125!

Cate Mezyk - March 3, 2015

You guys. I told you yesterday how crazy this weekend was. But seriously – I am sooo glad that I went through with my plan to surprise my husband with a master bedroom makeover. You see – we always hire out our painting work (mostly because my husband is a perfectionist, and he doesn’t want to have to see the flaws). I knew that I’d …

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DIY Rustic Glam Chandelier

Tammy Hiveley - February 12, 2015
Rustic Glam Chandelier DIY -collage

Here’s a simple rustic glam DIY to dramatically change the look of any room in your house.All you need: A simple chandelier A few hundred wooden beads Jewelry wire to match your chandelier Scissors or wire snippers I found an online store with a huge selection of wooden beads, giving me the options I needed to accomplish my vision. Within a few days the package was on my doorstep and I got started stringing. …

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Coffee, Friends, and a Blank Canvas

Tammy Hiveley - February 11, 2015
Join me for coffee. Let's just sit and chat. comfy and all-5

Coffee-time with friends is near and dear to my heart. I especially enjoy it when I can curl up in comfy home-body clothes and make a morning of it. The other day a friend stopped by to catch up on life. Life happens way too fast and unfortunately I have to schedule it to make it happen these days. So just as scheduled, my friend rang the doorbell. …

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Piece By Piece

Tammy Hiveley - January 29, 2015
thrifted DIY side table-

When I moved into our new house last November I started with a clean slate. Our living room furniture found a home in the kids’ loft. Our old familyroom furniture went directly to the unfinished basement for the kid’s entertainment area. Which left my front sitting room and new family room empty. Yay! Yay! Except for the little detail of los dollares. My tastes are not matching …

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A Peek Into Holiday Homes

Tammy Hiveley - December 4, 2014
Holiday home decor

I adore Christmas decorations. They fill my heart with warmth and ooey-gooey-goodness. Each decor theme and color scheme puts me in the holiday mood, leaving my spirits merry & bright. I even enjoy the tacky Holiday decorations because I know someone painstakingly put them all up with love. Think Christmas Vacation… then you have to laugh. Silver and gold take center stage at my house this year with …

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Wild About Holiday Birch

Tammy Hiveley - November 28, 2014
Birch log table decor

Lucky me! Why you ask? Well, my parents’ birch tree died. While normally that would not be a happy occasion, this time, I rejoiced. Only because I was about to score a whole tree worth of DIYs!  Wahoo! Perfect time for the holidays. Pretty and simple center island decor. Stay tuned for… birch logs on my front porch! And available for purchase at the new Wild …

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