Spring Tablescape

Spring Dining Room Tablescape-1-4

 Spring is REALLY here in Indiana!!  The weather has been gorgeous and we have been spending a lot of time outside doing fun activities (like teaching my 5 year old how to ride a bike…OK maybe it’s not all fun! 😉 ). I have slowly been freshening up my interior.  I’ve been bringing in seasonal […]

Christmas in the Dining Room

Christmas centerpiece from Unexpected Elegance

My house is decorated and ready to share.  I’m going to show the dining room and living room separately, since they are the main living areas.  Then I’ll do a house tour next Monday. So for today, here’s my dining room…decked out for Christmas!     Did you notice my new mirror!?  My mother-in-law found […]

dining room makeover details


Yesterday I was finally able to get some better pictures of my dining room. I have been experimenting with my camera and actually starting to have some fun with the whole picture taking progress.  So, I thought I would share the new photos and give you guys all the details about what’s in this room. […]

dining room makeover- in progress


This weekend I spend some time working on my dining room. I still have a lot left to do, but I thought I would share some of the progress! Let me just start off by saying that I am really struggling to get some good pictures of this room.  It’s lighting is funky and and […]

2011 Highlights


As the year is coming to an end, I thought it would be fun to join Rhoda and recap my favorite projects from 2011. These are in no particular order and there aren’t a lot of “stats” involved,  just a few of my favorites! Mom’s Night Out with a French Twist! Vintage Nursery Rhyme Baby […]

Zinc Table Tutorial


This is going to be A LOT of information, so if I forget something or you have questions let me know and I will update it. ******* Alright, first up…the only place I found the zinc was from Rotometals.  They have a great product, it comes right to your door and wonderful tutorials to walk […]

My Table is FINISHED!!


This table has been a labor of love, and it was WELL worth it!!!  I can’t tell you how much I LOVE it!!  It fits with the vision I have for the space and because I took my time I can’t imagine anything else now. This wasn’t the easiest project, but if you have some […]