Office Bath Redo & a Coyuchi/Zabada Clean Giveaway

By |April 20th, 2015|

Waay back when, we decided our catch all of an attic could be used for something more.

You know, for important stuff, like for soaking claw foot tubs…

Confession.  I’ve only take one 10 minute bath in that glorious bathtub.

The office bathroom was part of the original attic addition, and when I decorated it back in 2009, […]

Vtech Kids Giveaway!

By |October 17th, 2014|

Happy Friday, friends!

We have always tried to cultivate a life of learning around our home.

I think everyone does, really. Once we started homeschooling, our kids’ interests became a huge part of our learning together and that means sometimes we break out the abacus. And sometimes, we break out the fun gear.  The folks at […]

Glam Decorating Inspiration & Sherwin-Williams Giveaway for You!

By |May 13th, 2014|

When the people at Sherwin-Williams asked if I wanted to work with their new palette, HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams Softer Side color palette, I began racking my brain to decide which space to makeover/improve/tackle.

I’ve been at a makeover stand-still in our home for a while, because honestly, sometimes you just need […]

Dash & Albert Winner & Decorating The Fall Windows

By |September 13th, 2013|

Oh, Friday.

Thank you, thank you for Friday…I think I’m out for a surprise date tonight–Matt’s been up to something, so I’m crossing my fingers it’s for me.

We decorated our store windows for Fall this week, in a blaze of preserved oak leaves and hay and painted pumpkins. […]

Dash & Albert Pillow Giveaway!!

By |September 11th, 2013|

Well, fall has begun and black cloud of allergy/cold/crud disease has taken up residence over our house.  It seems to have come at an exceptionally good time (writing that book and all), but again, it’s just a season, and by next week, I’m sure we’ll all be back up and at ’em.

Williams Sonoma Giveaway with Wilsonart!

By |July 17th, 2013|

Happy hump day!

Um, does anyone love the geico hump day/screaming camel commercial as much as I do???

To get you through, we’re celebrating with a little giveaway today brought to you by the folks at Wilsonart (thanks for your comments on my “dream” kitchen post!!)

I decided to pull […]

Another Perfectly Imperfect Giveaway!

By |May 10th, 2013|

Good Friday morning to y’all!

I’m sitting in my bed wondering how in the world I’ll ever coax my feet to make the turn to hit the floor.  Today is our Vintage Market weekend at the store, and it’s going to be fantastic.  We had all of our vendors come in yesterday […]

Perfectly Imperfect Shop Giveaway Winners!

By |April 28th, 2013|

Good morning lovely friends!

We had a very busy week preparing for Troy Fest and continuing to work on our Vintage Market (more details coming soon!), and hence, saved announcing our giveaway winners for today!

Without any further adieu, our Grand Prize PI random-assortment-of-our-favorites winner is…

Meg, #136, who said, “pinned it so fast almost broke a key.”

P.S. […]

Perfectly Imperfect Shop Giveaway!

By |April 19th, 2013|

Hello friends!

On a quick note, THANK YOU to those of you who took the time to send comments, emails, or texts for prayers for my dad.  He is doing much better and was released from the hospital today.  It was a scary couple of days, but we are hopeful that he […]

Charles Emerson Designs Giveaway

By |January 2nd, 2013|

Happy New Year, friends!!

I’m thrilled to bring you our first giveaway of the year!

the evie

I was so happy to have Charles Emerson Designs come on as a sponsor–their jewelry is like CANDY and affordable, too!

the alice

the adele

Ace Hardware Giveaway Winner!

By |November 25th, 2012|

Just a quick post today to announce our $100 Gift Certificate winner to Ace Hardware….Congratulations to Rachel from Shades of Blue!!  Winner has been emailed today.

And don’t forget, you have until the 28th to enter Ace’s Merry Paint Makeover Contest for a chance to win lots of prizes, including the $10,000 Grand Prize […]

Happy Thanksgiving & Ace’s Merry Makeover!

By |November 21st, 2012|

From our family to yours, we hope you have the Happiest Thanksgiving, full of laughter, full bellies, & well, thanksgiving.

Here’s something else to be thankful for…Ace Hardware just launched their Merry Makeover contest on Facebook.  Head to their Facebook page to tell your story.  Upload a picture of room that needs some love […]

pottery barn kids giveaway!!!

By |October 24th, 2012|

Remember the Pottery Barn Kids Study Space Challenge??

Well, as you know, you guys are AWESOME & we won!!!  I can’t thank you enough for your support–and most of all, I’m thrilled to give one of you lucky folks a set of similar products.

Get this…here’s what the winner’s […]

Pottery Barn Kids Study Space Challenge-votes needed!

By |September 25th, 2012|

Hello, my favorite people!

Remember that Pottery Barn Kids study space I created last week?

The time to vote is now!  And guess what?

If we are the winning blog, I get to give you guys a set of similar products!!

Yep.  It would mean the world […]

Gilding Wax Giveaway!!

By |August 14th, 2012|

Back when I introduced my little Florence side table to you, I promised more details on the gilding I used…

I’ve never used much gilding, as my style leans toward farmhouse & cottage, and a little less to French.

BUT…this stuff?

It was amazing.  It took […]

House of Belonging Giveaway!

By |August 9th, 2012|

Good evening, folks!

I know, I’ve been posting at night these days–it’s kind of fun to end my day popping in to talk with y’all.

It’s giveaway day around here, and I’m thrilled to share this mother/daughter team with you.

Meet the girls at House of Belonging!

in a year

You guys know how […]

A tree? (& coastal cottage giveaway winner!)

By |June 16th, 2012|

Good morning, wonderful people!

It’s been a hectic week for us, and we are going to semi-take it easy today.

With it being Father’s Day, I thought Matt would relax a bit, but nope, he’ll be working on turning this pile of wood into something.

Would you believe just a week ago […]

Cottage Coastal Store giveaway!

By |June 13th, 2012|


It’s that time again to work with Cottage Coastal Store again!

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’m a HUGE fan of this cottage/coastal filled online store.  Kim and CCS carries almost anything and everything for completing and accessorizing your cottage (or your […]

shelton pickard throw pillow giveaway!

By |June 6th, 2012|

Thank you guys for all the awesome comments on our porch redo last week!  We’ll be announcing that winner soon, but in the meantime…

Remember those fun throw pillows featured in the makeover?

One of my wonderful sponsors, Shelton Pickard, sent me a couple of these beautiful […]

little blue prints giveaway

By |May 8th, 2012|

It seems like Tuesday’s are giveaway days lately!

Shops that begin with a mom & a need for a little creativity are some of my most favorite nooks to discover on the www.

I feel so blessed to meet each of my sponsors, to hear their stories of creativity & dream […]