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Sending You Joy

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Hello, hello.
I usually try to keep my posts light and fun, so that you and I can come here to escape for a few minutes from real life, jobs and stress. That being said, it's been a rough week for us over in the old US of A and I just want to comment on it briefly. First of all, I just want to send my thoughts out to anyone affected by the Boston Marathon bombings and the fertilizer explosion in West, Texas.

As someone who lived in New York City during 9-11, I know how terrorism can change your life unalterably.  It's extremely difficult to truly comprehend this unless you actually live through it, so I feel for you Boston.  I really do. Tragedies like this often show us how truly amazing people really are. Their abilities to help others in a time of need renews my faith in mankind. Also, it's ok to be sad and angry and to grieve over these events even if you don't know anyone that was harmed. It's only natural.

In West,Texas most of the people killed were firem…

Boys' Bathroom

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You must have wondered if I dropped off the face of the planet... I'm still here.  The fam and I were lucky enough to spend a little fun in the sun with good friends and family for the last week.   Nothing like a little fun, sun and r & r to pick up the spirits.

I have to admit that there are quite a few house pictures that I have been holding back from you. I promise to be more forthcoming.  More pics coming soon of our Master Bedroom, updates to Hayden's room and a design dilemma that is driving me cray cray.
Until then, here are some pictures of the boys' bathroom.
Luckily for us, we made only a few minor adjustments that I think went a long way.


You've heard me say it once and I'll say it again- nothing wrong with this room, but we wanted to add our own splash to the space.  We also thought that the black and white tiles added some fun and were perfect for a little boys' bathroom. We didn't change any of the tiles and only had to do a few minor rep…

Around the Blogosphere

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Hi. Hi.

One of my favorite blogs to read is Little Green Notebook.  Trust me when I say the girl's (Jenny Komenda) got some major talent.  I came across this post and I HAD to share.


Jessica Davis of  The Eagle's Nest blog and Nest Studios did this amazing transformation of her kitchen floor.   For the entire post go {here}.   See the highlights below.
















All you need is a stencil and a dream! (and a lot of patience.. and a great vision. lol)
Jessica used the Shipibo Allover Stencil  from Cutting Edge Stencils. Head over there to start choosing your stencil for your next DIY project!

Thanks to Jessica for being so creative and inspiring to us all!



Speaking of which, any DIY projects that you are working on now that you would like to share? Send pics!
Have a great day.
xo, Ris