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how to get press for your etsy shop or blog

Getting press for your Etsy shop, blog, or other small business can be daunting, but with the right mindset and a few easy tips, anyone can do it. Bloggers and magazine editors are constantly searching for new items to market, and, if your product fits their publication’s niche, are grateful when you take the time …

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stenciled china cabinet in celebrating everyday life

I love it when I can be a part of something truly inspiring, so when Jennifer from Celebrating Everyday Life contacted me to let me know that my Stenciled China Cabinet makeover was being featured in her latest issue, I was both honored and thrilled in fairly equal measure. Take a look at this gorgeous …

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pantone’s color of the year-2014

Alright, all…this is seriously one of the highlights of December for me…Pantone has chosen it’s Color of the Year for 2014! Drumroll, please… It’s Radiant Orchid, y’all! From their press page: “While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the …

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how to make your bathroom look great {on the cheap}

Hello, friends! I have a guest post for you all this afternoon with ways to cheaply and stylishly make your bathroom look great! Hope you enjoy! See you tomorrow! 🙂 Bathrooms  can often become neglected, and if yours is looking a bit worse for  wear you may be putting off doing it up because you …

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baby update + design mom

Hello and Happy Wednesday! First, a quick Baby Girl update-We had a growth ultrasound yesterday (my first since being on bedrest from home!), and Baby Girl measured 3 lbs. 12 oz. (up 9 oz from two weeks ago). This wasn’t a let’s-throw-a-party-and-celebrate kind of gain, but it definitely falls under the “reasonable gain” category, and …

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Stenciled China Cabinet in Ladies Home Journal

That’s right! My stenciled china cabinet makeover is featured in this month’s Ladies Home Journal!  It’s also on their site in this Easy Weekend Paint Projects slideshow. Thanks to Royal Design Studios for the awesome stencil and inspiration! This was such a fun project to complete and it’s always exciting to be featured in such a great …

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it’s a giveaway {with Dove Chocolate Discoveries}

(giveaway closed) Raise your hand if you love chocolate. Yep-mine is up there, too. So when the opportunity came along to become a consultant for Dove Chocolate Discoveries, I just couldn’t resist. Yes, I realize that being 7 months pregnant may not be quite the ideal time to try my hand at a new business, …

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unfinished business

Have a closet (room? bin?) full of unfinished craft projects? I know I do. Today’s post is an honest reality check for all those who, like me, get frustrated by the unfinished, half-done projects lying around. Abbey reminds us that creativity isn’t about the end-result, it’s about the process. Enjoy. Have you ever noticed that …

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