Friday Favorites and a Feature!

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Hi there! What are you up to this weekend?  Do you have plans or just taking it easy? The kiddos and I are having a little slumber party.  Just three more weeks before “daddy” comes back home. Well, I’m excited to share a feature with you from Terrys Fabrics. Courtesy of: Terrys Fabrics I enjoyed answering […]

The Creative Circle Week 12

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Hello friends! Welcome back to The Creative Circle Week 12.  Angela and I are so glad to have you.  We really enjoy seeing your posts each week.  Y’all are some talented ladies.  If this is your first party, it’s a great place to find all sorts of home decor, design, and DIY inspiration. We are eager […]

Foyer Fan Wall

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I have a fun DIY project for you today.  Every time I go shopping, I’m on the look out for light weight wall art that I can hang with command strips.  After I a few trips to the 100 yen store, it dawned on me that oriental fans could be a pretty wall treatment for our […]

Cool and Eclectic Mood Board: Design at Your Door

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Hi y’all!  I know I keep promising a room tour soon.  I’m 1-2 projects away from completing four different rooms.  Unfortunately the rain has preventing me from painting and having enough time to search for deals.  In the meantime, I’ve been working with an awesome client whose favorite colors are taupes, grays, and other neutrals. […]

TV Stand Decor

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Do you have that one piece of furniture that you can’t get the decor just right?  I always struggle decorating the tv stand.  Do I make it symmetrical? How many accessories is just right?  Do I use picture, candles, lamps, all of the above? We found a used beautiful Japanese media cabinet and had to […]

The Creative Circle Week 11

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Hi there!  Welcome to The Creative Circle Week 11.  I’m always excited to see what you have been up to. You are amazingly creative.  I love the interaction, inspiration, and humor in your posts. Let’s party!  We are eager to share your posts! Our favorites will be showcased each week via social media platforms and pinned to Pinterest group boards […]

Sneak Peeks

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Hello my friends! I hope the beginning of the week is going well for you.  Are you enjoying warmer weather?  We finally had some sunshine today after a week of rain.  My grandfather and I have been busy little bees trying to see everything we can on the island before he leaves next week.  Sometimes I wish […]

Stickers, stickers, and stickers

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Happy Monday y’all.  My Texan accent has come back now that my grandfather is visiting me in Okinawa.  I love how his 6 ft frame, Indian Jones hat, and white beard makes him stand out among locals.  He’s adorable and a pretty amazing man.  86  years old and he traveled half way around the world to see […]

Friday Favorites No 6

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Happy Friday friends.  My kids and I are so excited, we are expecting our first visitor to Okinawa this evening. My grandfather.  He will be a lovely distraction while my husband is away. Here our some recent pictures of our Okinawan adventures.  There are these amazing large banyan trees called Gajumaru that grow in Okinawa. […]

The Creative Circle Week 10

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Hello! I hope you are having a wonderful week. Welcome to The Creative Circle!  We are eager to share your posts! Our favorites will be showcased each week via social media platforms and pinned to Pinterest group boards and a special board for maximum exposure. I love this amazing IKEA dresser transformation with a DIY Plank Top from […]

Best of February and March

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Hi there! We are having a great Spring break exploring Okinawa.  I’m afraid having the kiddos home and spending any free time I have painting a certain kitchen table, I haven’t been able to do much more around the house this week.   So today I’m sharing the Best of February and March with you. Do […]

Pompom garland (for $3) and other updates!

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I hope you had a wonderful Easter!  We spent a lot of time outdoors discovering castle ruins, hunting for eggs, and finding new places to eat.  I also started a DIY project from h*?!. Seriously.  Remember the free kitchen table set I came across?  Well, I decided to start painting it this weekend.  I thought […]

Friday Favorites No 5: Happy Easter!

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Last week I shared some challenges I’ve had in Okinawa.  Today I wanted to show you what I thought were hysterical warning signs we saw at the zoo yesterday. I hope they put some smiles on your faces. Friday Favorites No 5 Stop one, the lion habitat.  A warning not to get too close or […]

The Creative Circle Week 9

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Hi there! Are you ready for Easter?  Our Spring break started today and we are excited to explore the island. We are eager to share your posts! Our favorites will be showcased each week via social media platforms and pinned to Pinterest group boards and a special board for maximum exposure. I love these graphic Easter eggs from DIY […]

Fun decorating ideas with Washi {part 1}

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Hello! Happy April Fool’s.  Are you playing tricks on anyone today? Even though it’s been a crazy week (with three unexpected Dr’s appointments) I got a couple of quick projects done with washi tape.  I never did get into the craze when we lived in NC but since we’ve been in Japan, I can’t go anywhere […]