Skip to main content

Home Decor Loves and Hates

So, lately, I've been doing lots of stuff to the furniture in my house. I am working on several projects. The problem with doing all of those projects is that creativity spurs on MORE projects. So, it got me to thinking about some home decor trends that I keep seeing and I am loving and want in my house and some trends I see now that I have no interest in putting in my home.

LOVE: Color!

Right now, I need some color in my house. Particularly, I am intrigued by turquoise touches with dark glaze.



HATE: Antlers. I don't get this trend, at all.



LOVE: Gold accents in white rooms

gold table decor

Gold decor

HATE: Union Jack. I don't HATE it, I just don't like it in my house.

Union Jack Cushion, Union Jack Fleece

Although, this dresser is pretty cool.

Union Jack Dresser

LOVE: Chevron and stripes. I am trying to figure out how to do a garage sale dresser I got for Jordan's room like this, somehow...

Chevron dresser

Orange chevron dresser

HATE: Beachy decor. Once again, don't hate it, it's just not my style.

Beachy decor

beachy decor

LOVE: Distressing and glaze. This is the coolest, easiest way to give your furniture a little sumpn sumpn.





You know, I used think that because something was trendy in home decor, I had to like it or try to put it in my house. But now, I realize home decor is no different than a fashion trend. Do I like certain styles in other people's homes? Sure. Do I love oversized sunglasses like Nicole Richie wears ON Nicole Richie? Sure. Does that mean either of those things in my house or on my body? No. And it's OK to look at something that everyone loves and say, "I don't get it. It's ugly to me." Much like a piece of art. I look at all of these blogs and think that because they are suggesting it that I need to like it too. Well, some things people do are just ugly to me. And some I like. So, I guess that's my opinion today!


Popular posts from this blog

It was a very good day.

I love it when God smiles upon us. I mean, He smiles upon us all the time. But sometimes, it's like sunshine, and Christmas morning, and rainbows, and babies, and awesomeness. On steroids. And I know that those times are not always permanent, so I learn to really wrap myself in His goodness, to take it all in, be happy, and just sit back and wait to see what He is going to do in my life.
We have been struggling so long. I knew it was only a matter of time before things would be OK again. Where we would feel a little stability. Where we would take all of the things we learned while struggling and apply then when times are good.
We have alot of great things going on in our lives right now. Some really great things. Some amazing, mindblowing, off the grid kind of great things. I wish I could share more, but for right now, let's just say that we are incredibly blessed with some great opportunities God is putting in our lives.
I leave you with a gorgeous picture of our biggest blessin…

What is Your Skin Care Regimen?

Since turning 34 this year, I've been really trying to make sure I am taking care of my skin. I have been using Cover Girl Liquid Powder for years, but it always seemed to break my neck out. And full disclosure, my face cleaning routine consisted of using Avery's baby wipes (which actually do remove eye makeup surprisingly well). So, needless to say, my skin didn't always look its best. So, I received some gift cards for my birthday and I decided to go ahead and spring for some better products. First thing I did was get something designed to clean my face. I ordered the Olay ProX Microdermabrasion System. This system came with the battery-operated scrubber with both a brush and foam pad, plus every day face wash and microdermabrasion wash to be used twice a week. I have really loved using this system. The beauty is that you can really use any face wash you'd like. I will probably buy a pore-reducing wash after the tube they sent me is empty. This system really exfolia…

Our Trip to Orlando and Universal/Disney Travel Tips! (Long Post!!!)

Well, we just got back from our trip to Orlando! And I am tired and sore, but happy and so very glad we were able to do this as a family! Most of my Facebook peeps saw our pictures, but I wanted to share about our vacation and a little travel tips for those thinking of planning something similiar! 
Use a Travel Agent!
First and foremost - I booked my trip, basically last minute, through the amazing and wonderful Lana Kluge . Booking through a travel agent costs you, the consumer, NOTHING. It doesn't make your trip any more expensive and adds nothing to your end bill. What it does do is add a valuable service to your vacation, and that's exactly what Lana offered us. She has been to Disney multiple times and was able to answer all of my many questions up to, and while on, my vacation. Even with booking our resort, we were able to ask where our room was located, as the resort we stayed at (Art of Animation) is very large and I read people saying they had to walk a very long way …