October Quote {free printable} and Vignette

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Happy October!! One of the sweetest quotes for the season comes from an all time favorite movie, Anne of Green Gables.  Do I have any “Anne” fans here?   After creating the quote and printing it out, I set up a little Fall/Halloween Vignette in our living room. One of my little velvet pumpkins found a new home, you can [...]

The Best of September

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Wow, I can’t believe how fast this school year is going! I suppose our preparation for our upcoming move to Japan has something to do with it.  There is a lot that goes into an overseas move. In case you missed anything last month, here is the best of September. The month started with Up [...]

DIY The Room

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Hi there! I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  Today, I’m hanging out at Cut Out and Keep.  They have a new feature on their blog called DIY The Room and Cat asked me to put a room together inspired by Gwenneth Paltrows’s house. Head on over and check out all of the wonderful DIY projects [...]

Weekend Reflections

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We are off to a DC for wedding this weekend! Can’t wait to be in the city again. I hope you had a wonderful week. Here is some weekend reading for you. (Please pin from original source!)   1.  These beautiful Fall flowers from Homey Oh My!   2.  Jackie from Teal and Lime shared some [...]

That’s Fresh Friday #44

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Welcome everyone to another week of That’s Fresh Friday #44! We’re so happy that you’re hanging with us sharing your amazing post. If this is your first time with us and don’t know what That’s Fresh Friday is, it’s a weekly link-up hosted by Southern Girl Blog Community and six other amazing ladies where you [...]

Thursday Takeaway Tips: Fall Living Room

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Hi there! It may still be a little warm outside but before you know it will be time to light the fireplace.  Here are some decorating tips to get your living room ready for Fall. image via West Elm Here are five ways to apply this room to your space. 1. For that cozy-rustic feeling of Fall, [...]

Wednesday Fun- Black and Orange {revisited}

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Wow, I have been swamped this week.  Moving overseas is quite the deal in the military (I’m sure for anyone!).  We have been doing over seas medical screenings and moving classes the last couple of days.  So today, I’m bringing a “Wednesday Fun” post out of the archives but it’s perfect for the season. One [...]

Welcome First Day of Autumn!

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Yay! It’s official!! Autumn if finally here. I’m celebrating with all things Fall from Up to Date Interiors. Fall Series 2013 Day 1: DIY Gilded Feathers and Seashell Fall Sign Day 2: Fall around the house Day 3:  DIY Plaster Flowers Day 4: Fall Centerpiece  Day 5: Fall Vignette Fall Series 2014   Day 1: Fall [...]

Pretty Kitchen Storage Ideas

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Hello there!  Just a quick post today that started with a knife block.  I’ve been wanting to paint ours for some time and finally got around to it yesterday. Steps for painting a knife block: 1.  Wash it with soapy water and let it completely dry. 2. Sand it down and wipe off saw dust. [...]

Weekend Reflections: Getting Ready for Fall

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I hope you had a wonderful week and enjoyed some cooler weather.  We are still working a few beach days in but it is a little chilly in the evenings. Perfect camping weather, I say! So, there was some big news this week in the home decor/DIY blog world.  One of the most popular couples, John and [...]

That’s Fresh Friday #43

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Welcome everyone to another week of That’s Fresh Friday #43! We’re so happy that you’re hanging with us sharing your amazing post. If this is your first time with us and don’t know what That’s Fresh Friday is, it’s a weekly link-up hosted by Southern Girl Blog Community and six other amazing ladies where you [...]

Easy Desk Accessories

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Hi there! Yesterday I shared with you an update on my son’s desk area in his bedroom.  I had painted some clipboards for an interchangeable art display.  While I had my yellow spray paint out, I painted a black pencil holder to add another pop of color. I also found a free printable of the boy [...]

DIY Clipboard Art Display

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Hi there from North Carolina! We made it back yesterday afternoon.  Flying with two young children was a little exhausting. We had wonderful time with my family.  Thank you for all your sweet words about my grandmother. Last week I completed some more projects in my son’s room.  I have already shared his dresser makeover, [...]

Fort Worth Visit

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Hi there friends. I’m writing this post from an unexpected trip to my grandparents house. My grandmother hasn’t been doing well and I wanted my children and I to see her before she decides to leave us. I was named after her and have always had a close relationship with my grandmother. We just love [...]

That’s Fresh Friday #42

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Welcome everyone to another week of That’s Fresh Friday #42! We’re so happy that you’re hanging with us sharing your amazing post. If this is your first time with us and don’t know what That’s Fresh Friday is, it’s a weekly link-up hosted by Southern Girl Blog Community and six other amazing ladies where you [...]