caught my eye + Deals 8.6.15

Welcome to an early Thursday edition of CME + deals!an East Coast Classic Cape Cod by Norman Design Group: * the first sign your marriage is in trouble. * how Tippi Hedren made Vietnamese refugees into nail salon magnates  * lovedRead more…

caught my eye + deals 8.14.15

You’ll love this * a manifesto against the tyranny of luxury kitchens * 7 things that will happen when you start doing planks every day and DEALS! these are the prices when I hit publish — they can change …readRead more…

Popular décor trends from Parade of homes

I thought it would be fun to highlight some décor trends we spotted at our local Parade of Homes (Utah Valley) this year: Gray cabinets are still popular as ever: But something I haven’t seen before? Dark blue cabinets, especiallyRead more…

caught my eye + Deals 8.6.15

Welcome to an early Thursday edition of CME + deals!an * the first sign your marriage is in trouble. * how Tippi Hedren made Vietnamese refugees into nail salon magnates * loved this makeover at Maskcara and just a fewRead more…

gallery wall inspiration

Here is one of my all-time favorite gallery walls Let’s look at it a bit closer to see what makes it work: * all pictures are black and white * there are two frame colors: wood and black * thereRead more…

caught my eye + deals 7.31.15

a * how good parents miss child sexual abuse and 5 questions to change that * When Did I Last Wash Your Hair and DEALS! these are the prices when I hit publish, they can change or run out …readRead more…

some summer favorites

There is already some talk about school supplies, registration, and fall football around here, but I’m still loving summer and wanted to share some things I’ve loved with you all: * a 16 slice apple slicer! This was a …readRead more…

caught my eye + deals 7.24.15

* 8 ways to turn a horrible day into a positive day * 11 Things Empty Nesters Want Parents of Little Kids to Know and DEALS! these are the prices when I hit publish — they can change or …readRead more…

How to Wallpaper

Supplies: * unpasted wallpaper * new, sharp razor blade * level * wallpaper paste * foam roller * large surface to spread out on with a covering * measuring tape/stick * wallpaper smoothing tool (see below) * a clean wallRead more…

a really long story about stenciling and wallpaper

Here is the long, drawn out story on the upstairs bathroom: I wanted a fun, graphic design on the wall and I have wanted to stencil for a long time. Stenciling is by far the most economical bang for yourRead more…

upstairs bathroom

Hello — come on in to our upstairs bathroom. This is the one my younger boys and guests use. I actually have a long, drawn out, melodramatic story to go with the decisions for this space, but that is forRead more…

caught my eye + deals 7.10.15

* check * If you start to feel like a loser Mom * 15 words to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter and DEALS! these are the prices when I hit publish, they can change or run out atRead more…