July 2014

Entries are top priority on many of my clients must-have lists. Quite honestly, it's in my top three favorite rooms or spaces to decorate. This is the first room guests walk into as they arrive in your home. Therefore, to me, it has to be your statement piece. I feel that I can get away with a little more in this usually smaller space; I have yet to work with a large entry, and I look forward to the opportunity of doing so! I just finished decorating three entries, and want to share them because I'm super excited about the

As many of you know from my Instagram feed, I was at the Haven Conference last week. I got the chance to put a lot of amazing faces to names at this huge DIY blogger conference in Atlanta. I also learned a lot about how to network with brands, how to write posts that y'all would enjoy reading, and a good amount about photos (which I know you guys love) thanks to Instagram. The sessions were great, the sponsors were fun and the group of women that I hung out with left me with fabulous memories. Let's talk about the people!! One

So, this will be my last post - for now - of my out of control weekend with the gold spray paint. I wanted to create some fun items for my booth. I probably have not mentioned to y'all, but I have a small retail space here in Mount Pleasant at Southern Accents. I sell furniture, accessories and decor. They are things that I make, reupholster, paint or buy from my vendors. It keeps me busy! Moving on! I decided to create a little coastal art for my buyers because, well, we live on the coast. I bought these darling little starfish

I discovered the dynamic duo of Parker Kennedy Living during the "One Room Challenge", then again when I opened my Southern Living Magazine to find an article written about them and their painted furniture. Needless to say, I've been hooked since! I have enjoyed watching them create one amazing room after another. Their use of color, amazing furniture and styling make me happy in so many ways. So, grab your cup of coffee, tea, mimosa or whatever else you choose, and join me this morning for a fun read! Q: You graduated from SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) -