Carlton Landing Holiday Open House Saturday December 13, 2014

Carlton Landing Christmas Tour

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 13th – it’s the scheduled date for the Carlton Landing holiday house tour from 2-5 pm. Every time I post photos of our house or friends’ homes at CL, somebody inevitably asks about a house tour and I am so glad that one is finally being organized. There are
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A preppy and bright Christmas advent calendar with the Land of Nod & Pencil Shavings Studio

A Preppy Advent Season with Land of Nod

Hello friends! I’m so happy to be over in this space after taking it easy the past couple of weeks. This third trimester business is no joke!  And true to pregnant lady form, I’m up to my neck in nesting. I couldn’t wait to get our colorful Christmas decorations up so they were already in
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Design problems: what's holding you back from moving forward with projects for your home?

What’s Holding You Back?

Yesterday I got to brainstorming about different topics related to design, primarily as a way to come up with some new content. Which got me to thinking – I want to hear from YOU, fabulous reader, about what you’re interested in reading about over here. Obviously the hot topics over here will always continue to
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Holiday Gift Guide with Lamps Plus

  I’m partnering up with my friends at Lamps Plus to help out with their Treat A Friend contest for the holidays! I was invited to pick several of my favorite items from LP that are $50 or less (you can see all of my picks here on our Pinterest board!) that would make the perfect holiday
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