Home

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice…

That’s what little girls are made of. So why shouldn’t they have a sweet room to rest the heads? Children’s rooms let you tap into your inner child and, regardless of your budget, there are ways to create looks that are very special. Maybe because I grew up during the “preppy” craze and lived by the Preppy Handbook, my favorite color combination is pink and green. Drool, drool, DROOL!!! The fabric on ...

Read More

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Not having any boys, it would take a lot of thought for me to design a boy’s room, but I have at least two readers that I know of who have three boys! So after spending a little time on girls’ rooms, I wanted to give the boys some attention too. I’ve selected pictures ranging from rooms from whimsical to classic. But first, my dream room: This room is beyond luxurious! The dark, moody ...

Read More

Canopy Beds Aren’t Just for Little Girls

Kids definitely shouldn’t have all the fun! Grown ups like to feel nestled, protected, and imaginative too, like we’re in a fort. So move over girls, we’re taking that image back from little girls and put it squarely where it rightfully belongs: with us adults! We’re not heartless though; we will give them some blankets to make their own tents 😉 The finish on this bed frame looks like an antique mirror ...

Read More

Bedrooms

Our children’s rooms have gotten more time and attention architecturally and design-wise than our master bedroom, so this post is self-serving, because I would like to address our room at some point. Our foyer is next on my list, followed by adding crown and ceiling molding in several rooms and creating a playroom for the girls. I like to mull projects over and research them extensively. So let the mulling begin: A ...

Read More

My DIY Carpet Tiles

If you saw my post Pretty in Pink, you saw the the interior design I did for my daughter’s room, which included architectural details and carpet tiles that I made. Since our second floor is hardwood, when I started planning the design, I searched for rugs, but I couldn’t find whimsical rugs in the sizes that I needed for her bedroom and sitting room. This turned my search to carpet ties, which ...

Read More