An Ottoman for the Closet

After finally hanging my bedroom light fixture last week, I am determined to make some progress in my bedroom. Instead of just doing one big reveal (because that has never been practical for me), I’m going to be sharing little pieces of my makeover as it happens. I hope you are cool with that. While […]

Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Hey there, friends! I’m back today with another simple and totally delicious recipe. I’m always looking for easy yet flavorful party snacks, and these mini grilled cheese sandwiches are a winner. As I’ve mentioned before, My mom and I are getting ready to set sail on a cruise. I’m ridiculously excited. Of course, I’ve been perusing […]

Stylish Halloween Mantel

Another week has passed and Friday is back to greet us with a big hug. I couldn’t be happier since I’m headed to a concert this evening with my BFF. I managed to score front row seats so I’m crazy excited. I’ll share all of the details next week Anyway, after recently creating a few […]

DIY Copper and Wood Candlesticks

You know that I love me a good DIY candlestick. In the past, I’ve made colorblock wood candlesticks, multiple taper holder candlesticks, and paint-dipped brass candlesticks. Well, I’m back with another do-it-yourself candlestick! Can you handle it? This month those of us on the Lowe’s Creative Blogger Team were challenged to create some Halloween decor. […]

Jonathan Adler in my Bedroom

Well, I had Nate Berkus in my dining room. I might as well have Jonathan Adler in my bedroom. It’s driving me bananas that my bedroom redecorating is not yet complete. Up until yesterday, I actually had a Christmas tree in there. (I put it up about two weeks ago in order to work ahead […]

Succulent Pumpkin Planter

Hey there, friends! Happy Monday. I hope you had a fabulous weekend and are doing well. It’s been a few years since I carved a pumpkin. Probably seven years to be precise. So when a blogger friend asked me to participate in Clinton Kelly’s 30-Minute Pumpkin Challenge I was a little nervous. (Oh, before I […]

Drinks and Links: Blackberry Gin Lemonade

TGIF, people. TGIF. I hope you’ve had a spectacular week. It’s been a busy one here on IBC so I’m happy Friday is here. And since it is Friday, let’s talk about today’s cocktail for a minute. First, if you can believe it, until about two weeks ago I’d never had gin. Never. It turns […]