Looking Back on Creating with the Stars

I am so proud to have finished third in the final round of Creating with the Stars. It was such an honor to be chosen as a contestant to begin with!  I never expected to make it all the way to the final round, but I am so grateful.  I’m so thankful to all of […]


CWTS – Final Round Voting!

It’s finally here. Voting for the final round of Creating with the Stars is up!  Make sure you go vote for your favorite over on East Coast Creative. Voting ends tomorrow night at 10pm and the winner will be announced on Wednesday! I will be talking about all I’ve learned and what this experience has […]


CWTS – Final Round!

We made it, we made it!!! We are headed to the final round of Creating with the Stars, y’all! I had no clue what to expect when I started this contest.  And as it’s gone on, I still had no clue what to expect.  We started out with 12 amazing contestants and some have gone […]


Whew…I Can Breathe…Sort of

Great title, I know, but that is totally how I feel.  Be prepared, this post will be random. Our Home Depot project was due yesterday and obviously CWTS Round 3 was due late Saturday night.  So to say that the last week has almost killed me feels like an understatement. I feel awful saying that […]


The Chair I Prayed For

       Yeah, I know. It’s not good to pray for stuff.  I totally agree. But y’all, I was desperate.   When I found out I was a contestant on Creating with the Stars, I prayed for the results and my involvement to be exactly what God wanted. I struggled with my ideas this first week. […]


Hand-painted Watercolor Kilim Wall

Well, as many of you guessed in your e-mails and comments, I was the kilim wall for Creating with the Stars Round 2. Thanks so much to all who voted!  I’m really excited to be moving on to Round 3  Paint was the one round that was stumping me when I found out I was […]


My Eclectic Office – The Plan

So many of you have asked for tutorials for the marble desk and tie dye curtains.  Don’t worry, they’re coming! We aren’t allowed to share any tutorials until the contest is over in a few weeks, so y’all hang in there.  It’s coming! I wanted to share some more details and my inspiration behind this […]


Eclectically Vintage Feature

Happy Saturday, y’all!  I’m so excited to share that our house is being featured on Eclectically Vintage today!  I love Kelly and her blog, so this is a real honor.  If you aren’t following her already, you need to!  She has such a beautiful home and is so creative. *** On another note, you’ll notice […]


Holly & Martin Modern Bar Stools

This is a sponsored post by Holly & Martin.  All opinions are 100% my own. When I was designing our kitchen a year ago, I immediately was drawn to white, modern bar stools.  I could just picture a rustic, wood kitchen island with white modern bar stools. When I found these white, modern bar stools […]


What I Learned from CWTS Round 1: Fly Your Freak Flag

Well, y’all may have seen by now that my entry was #11 in Round 1 of Creating with the Stars. So many of y’all said you had your guesses and I am DYING to know what you thought!  Please leave them in the comments!  I loved so many of the others and thought, “I would […]

spring-mantle – Spring Trends for the Home

This is a sponsored post by  All opinions are 100% mine. I absolutely loved working with back in the fall for our Sleepy Hollow Halloween Party.  So, when I got asked to join in and share some spring trends for the home, I immediately jumped on board! I decided to give Amazon a […]