Whole Foods Goes All-American
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Whole Foods Goes All-American

You never know where you’ll find inspiration and I certainly don’t expect it at the grocery store, but Whole Foods Market had such a cute idea, I had to share it! Interspersed between flags, watermelons and 12-packs of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, the store is adorned with these darling wood pallets for the upcoming 4th … Continue reading

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Neo-Classical Minimalism in New Orleans
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Neo-Classical Minimalism in New Orleans

New Orleans’ Times Picayune recently had an incredible article on designer Shaun Smith’s latest project, which was just too good not to share! According to the article, Smith bought the 1930’s era home in the Fontainebleau neighborhood.  Describing the renovation, Keith Marshall writes, “Gone are the paneled front door and the sinuous lines of ultramarine … Continue reading

Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!
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Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

If you haven’t thought about mom yet, you’d better get on it.  Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 11th!  There are plenty of boring old standbys like beautiful flowers and massages.  Trust me, any mom will love either one of those!  However, if you’re feeling a bit more creative this year, here are some more … Continue reading

Shabby Chic Kitchen Renovation, BEFORE and AFTER
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Shabby Chic Kitchen Renovation, BEFORE and AFTER

  It’s amazing to think that our kitchen renovation is finally done!  We’ve been enjoying the finished product for about 6 months now, but with baby Beau hogging my free time, I just now got around to taking some AFTER pictures.  The kitchen renovation was a much longer process than I ever anticipated.  I started … Continue reading

Upcycled Family Treasures
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Upcycled Family Treasures

My friends are pretty amazing.  I have two close girlfriends here in New Orleans who’ve done incredible renovations in their homes.  Jessica and her hubby Austin have painted, replaced floors, installed wainscoting and decorated their house just outside of town.  Every time we visit, they’ve completed another amazing project! Recently, Jessica posted an upcycled furniture … Continue reading

How-To: Kitchen Cabinet Chalk Paint Makeover
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How-To: Kitchen Cabinet Chalk Paint Makeover

They’re done!  They’re finally done! Our kitchen cabinets are refinished, upgraded and absolutely stunning.  The entire project included decorative molding, hidden hinges, undermount lighting, soft close drawer slides, shelves, organizational systems, hardware and of course… painting over the oak.  I chose Annie Sloan Chalk Paint because I love the antique look and it doesn’t require … Continue reading