It’s About Love: Jordan & Erin Search for a Birth Mother

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I had a different post planned for today, but dropped it flat when I got this request from my friend Erin.  I promise a design related post tomorrow. But there is NOTHING of higher importance to me than family. The Housley's Have you ever moved somewhere new and met a neighbor and from that second on you'd knew you'd be friends for life no matter where your paths take you?  That is how my husband and I feel about Jordan and Erin ... READ MORE »

Trend Watch: Ikat

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You probably have seen Ikat (it's up for debate whether it's pronounced ee-kat or eye-kat, pick your pleasure) Fabric showing up here and there... but I am predicting, that it is going to g0 viral in 2012. Traditional Ikat is when the thread is died before weaving creating a tie-dye effect.  Obviously, that is much more expensive way. But due to the rising trend you can get the knock off version much cheaper in a printed on ... READ MORE »

Fun Pillows and Giveaway Winner

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And the winner is....  #15 Destiny!! True Random Number Generator Min: Max:   Result: 15 Powered by RANDOM.ORG   Please email me your mailing address designedtothenines@gmail.com and claim your prize within 48 hours. Thanks!   For those of you who didn't win this time, I highly recommend buying Shelley's DVD. It is really great! Buy it here:   http://howtoslipcover.blogspot.com/ Now for some family room progress and the fun ... READ MORE »

Zealous About Imperial Trellis

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 Okay, so I have a confession to make. I actually had to look up the word zealous. I knew it basically meant what I wanted it to, but I was worried that it might be just off enough that someone would think I was a dork by using any old word to rhyme with Trellis. =P But it turns out that the definition is spot on perfect for how I feel about Imperial Trellis: intense enthusiasm. So yes, I am zealous about imperial trellis. I am loving it ... READ MORE »

Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Rooms

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I think everyone knows someone firsthand who has fought or is fighting breast cancer... and as I learned from my time as an intern at KSL5 TV when I did a story on "The Young Survivor Sisters" it can affect anyone at any age... even under the age of 40.  So with that in mind, I decided to do some pink home/interior designs to get you inspired to do a self breast exam/mammogram. Because of family history and some concerns I had while performing ... READ MORE »