Alison's Recent Posts

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      Fired UP! DIY Fire Pit

      Create A Beautiful, Clean-Burning Ethanol Fire Pit!  Have you started dreaming of summer yet?  Sitting around an outdoor fire pit is a fun way to spend your summer nights.  The glow of a fire, making s’mores with family and friends, spells happiness for me. Maybe that’s why I became so ...

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        DIY Designer Coffee Table Books

        Are you a design addict who just can’t get enough of the “how to style a coffee table” tutorials?  If so, every designer book is on your wish list! Most book covers are quite fabulous themselves (as are the images inside), and they can tell a lot about your style just by sitting pretty on your ...

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          SPRING ENTERTAINING: ART PARTY

          Today’s guest blog comes to you from Steve McKenzie’s interior and lifestyle store. {www.stevemckenzies.com}   Springtime has sprung and we want to celebrate the flowers and colors with an Art Party.  Our base is a vintage French dining table. Notice the carvings and the curves of ...

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          • VDAY FLAG

            Feeling the LOVE

            The box of chocolates from CVS isn’t going to cut it this year friends!  Show your loved one’s how much you care with a heart-made gift instead!  Here are a few DIY projects to switch up the ordinary and make your Valentine’s Day a little sweeter! XOXO Alison Wave your white flag…. ...

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              White IS the new stainless!

              Move over stainless, it’s time for a whiteout!  Appliance trends are forever changing and I’m so happy to see white making a comeback, after all… avocado green was once a sought after color scheme for a kitchen!  Although I love a stainless, it’s had a long run and with all the ...

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              • Silver Shelves

                Open it up!

                Does your kitchen need a makeover but a full renovation is out of the budget?  Adding open shelves might be the answer and it’s trending in kitchens all over the world for good reason. Open shelving makes a space look larger, they’re easy to install and are far less expensive ...

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                  COLOR OF THE YEAR

                  With arctic climates across the country, I think we could all use a tropical infusion right about now!  Thank you Pantone for selecting Radiant Orchid as the 2014 Color of the Year.  A color chosen based on worldwide design trends, Radiant Orchid encourages originality and creativity and people ...

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                    Organize Your Holiday Decor

                    Are you suffering from a Christmas hangover like me?  Guests are gone and the parties have wrapped but all the holiday decor remains.  Needing some major organizational help, I found this fabulous blog, iheartorganizing.com.  Jen has genius tips to help you manage the madness, so next year ...

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                      Last minute gift ideas!

                      You’ve procrastinated long enough! Christmas Eve is tomorrow and maybe you’re stockings aren’t as full as they need to be. Not to worry – I’ve got a last minute gift guide for off the shelf treasures to make your loved ones ecstatic!  Merry Christmas lovers!  Xoxo, ...

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