Sunday, June 23

A Pretty Entry Area & Styling Book Shelves

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One more post about fluffing up Sis's house! This time I'm starting with her entry way (which I can't take any credit for) & her book shelf in her family room (which I did help her style). Here's her beautiful entry bench . . . 
This great area rug is the same as the small one in the nearby powder room. She really wanted a little wreath on one of the hooks, so we put a navy blue ribbon on it to tie in the rug a bit.
The pretty dipped basket is for shoes. 

And now for her book shelf. 

A lot of these accessories are from Home Goods. Keep in mind, we had just purchased the frames so not all of them have pictures yet. You might notice how I put the accessories in groupings - intentionally not filling up the entire shelves. 
I really love this quotation, "If you want to change the whole world, go home & love your family" by Mother Teresa. I gave it to Bro & Sis for their wedding anniversary last year because it reminds me of them! 
Faux botanicals (or plants) are looking more real all the time. They are great for an area like this where there isn't a lot of natural light.

In case you missed the other posts about fluffing up Sis's house, you can find 5 Tips for Styling Above Kitchen Cabinets HERE & A Little Powder Room Refresh HERE

Sunday, May 19

5 Tips for Styling Areas Above Cabinets

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Hello Friends, I recently helped my Sis "fluff up" some of the areas in her home. In my last post, I showed you her powder room. {Click here if you missed it.} Next, I wanted to show the area above her kitchen cabinets. There are so few pictures because the light was terrible & I was exhausted. But I would still like to share my philosophy about decorating above cabinets. In just a few words it is this: keep it sparse. In the past, I remember decorating these areas with quite a few accessories & plants. Not any more. Now I feel that simpler is just better. 

Keeping that in mind, we chose just two areas & decorated them with groupings. Here's one . . . {click the blue bar below to see more!}

Sunday, April 28

A Little Bathroom Refresh

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My Sis has a beautiful home in another state. When I visited her recently we decided "zhoosh" up a few of the areas that she felt needed a refresh. I'm going to start with my favorite - her little powder room. Here it is - pretty bare & ready for some love. Our inspiration was this beautiful rug she found at Target. {Click the blue bar below to see more!

Saturday, April 13

Spring & Easter Ideas Round-Up

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Ah Spring! What a wonderful time of year. I love to decorate my entry area for changes in the seasons. Here are some posts with spring decor inspiration . . . 

First of all, I like this "Easter without the Easter bunny" decor {click here} . . . 

Sunday, April 7

More Church Bulletin Board Inspiration

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As I mentioned in my last post, I am now in charge of creating a bulletin board at church every month or so. I have been busily looking for inspiration. I don't know what AMAZINGLY CREATIVE PERSON created these boards, but I spied them in a neighborhood church & fell head-over-heels in love. I thought I'd share them with you too. Here's "Selfless Love" . . . 
It appears that real chalk was used here. The "When we follow Jesus Christ, we love as He would love" quote was written on a separate piece of paper & attached. (Click the blue bar below for more!)

Sunday, February 17

Church Bulletin Board Ideas

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When I started my blog I decided right then & there that it would be a platform to share my creative endeavors - whatever they be! That is still true today, so in that spirit . . .  here's the latest I've been working on. I was recently asked to be in charge of decorating our church bulletin board. This is my first attempt. 
My first rule for this project is that I wanted it to look completely different from the usual bulletin board. I started with black butcher paper. These frames were left over from my chalkboard wall {click here if you missed it!} They are lightweight with no glass or backing, so I took a risk that they would stay. It's been two weeks & they're still up there! They are adhered to the paper with command strips. {Click the blue bar below for more!}

Monday, November 26

Decorating Our Gate for Christmas

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Our subdivision has a pretty gate & I like to decorate it for Christmas. Since it is not as straight forward as attaching a wreath, I thought I'd show you a little about how I do it.
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Saturday, November 3

Neutral Fall Decor

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If you've known me for a while, you already know that I love to use non-traditional color schemes - especially for holidays. Some years we use orange, rust & yellow for our fall decor. But every other year or so I like to use one of my favorite colors - white. {Click the blue bar below for more!}

Sunday, October 21

Halloween Porch Decor

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Happy Halloween from Wheadon House!
I have always enjoyed decorating the front of my house for the kiddos in the neighborhood. When my children were small, we would drive by our favorite "Halloween houses" on the way home just for the simple pleasure of seeing them. I like to say that these his & hers skeletons are a likeness of Honey & I in a few years! He he. {Click the blue bar below for more . . . }