Category Archives: art

Black and White Photo Ledges

You all got a little preview of the project I’m sharing today in my last post. The shelf that our lovely cross-stitch art was sitting on is one of a pair of photo ledges Stephen and I recently built for … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandma’s Cross-Stitch

A few weeks ago I was checking out the Sneak Peeks on Design*Sponge and I came across this image. {source} While the room itself is adorable, what caught my eye was the large white art piece on the wall. Wilco … Continue reading

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Art-Inspired Bedroom Update

This time of year never fails to get me itching for change.  The most recent change we tackled around the house was to lighten up our bedroom in time for the new year. Don’t get me wrong, I was definitely … Continue reading

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Brimming with Books

Hey everybody!  I hope you had an awesome weekend! We’ve been fiddling around with our new Ikea bookshelves lately and wanted to show you the results so far.  Once the bookcases were built and we’d determined the shelf spacing we … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays Chalkboard

Morning everybody!  We’re in the middle of our first snowfall of the year here in Northwest Arkansas, and I’m loving it!  Right now about half of the grass in our yard is covered and the snow’s still slowly coming down. … Continue reading

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Our Visit to Crystal Bridges

All our excitement over finally having a finished guest bedroom made me completely forget to share our visit to Crystal Bridges museum last Friday.  I snapped a few photos on my iPhone during our tour at the grand opening and … Continue reading

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Printer Station Spruce-Up

I was contemplating the art in our dining room and living room the other day when I had an epiphany (dramatic, I know).  You probably remember this wall of our dining room looking like it does below, but in reality … Continue reading

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Modern Family Photo: Third Time’s a Charm

We’ve been thinking on ways to slowly replace the mass-produced art in our home with more personal items lately.  In my opinion, one of the easiest ways to do that and to bring history into a home is with family … Continue reading

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World Travel Map: Take 2

Remember that cork board map we made for our dining room?  The one we stuck with pins to mark places Stephen and I have traveled together? Well I’ve been fiddling in the dining room lately and recently decided to re-hang … Continue reading

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Reader Project: Love Where You Live

Projects showcasing state pride have been popping up all over the internet lately.  You’ve probably seen state paintings and jewelry and even cut-out maps showing off a person’s roots on various blogs or on Pinterest, and you might even remember … Continue reading

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