Blue Hydrangeas and White Ironstone for Summer

It's no secret that I have a soft spot for pretty flowers, especially when I'm able to clip them from our own yard. Do I love gardening? Not really. It gets very hot and humid here in Tennessee during the summer months and I try to avoid activities that make me sweat profusely. So pulling weeds and coddling plants is definitely not my thing. But I do love pretty flowers, especially hydrangeas and peonies, which we are fortunate to have both in our yard. 

Designer DIY - Kitchen Soap Dispenser Bottle

Here's a super simple project that you can do in no time. It's a recycled, upcycled, DIY, designer project that will make your kitchen a little prettier and needs no tools or paint! Sound too good to be true? It's true, I promise!


15 Fresh Ideas for Small Entryways

Tips for making the most of your small entry

Let's face it, we don't all live in mansions with large entryways or mud rooms. So sometimes it takes some very creative thinking to carve out a stylish landing zone for your keys, mail, shoes, purse, etc. Our 1960's home has a really small entryway and it's been quite a challenge to make it functional while keeping it pretty. 

Need some ideas for your small entryway? Then keep reading because I'm sharing some beautiful small entryways with wonderful ideas for storage and decor.


27 Reasons You Should Be Using Wallpaper

Wallpaper! Here's a great resource for wallpaper terms, types, and sources. - Postcards from the Ridge

Have you noticed? Wallpaper is making a big comeback. You've probably seen it recently on Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, and other popular decorating shows as well as in trendy home decor magazines. And it's definitely not your grandmother's wallpaper. There are some amazing designs and some papers that are actually easy to remove. No joke. In my previous retail career I sold wallpaper (and lots of other home improvement things) for over 25 years. I've learned a lot about it and am sharing some of it in this post. I'm featuring 27 winning wallpaper patterns here today along with some tips and terms and various types of wallpapers.

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