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May 13th, 2012

Hello to all the moms out there, wishing you a Happy Mother’s Day today!  I’m looking forward to a relaxing afternoon, but first here’s another round of ‘best of the blogosphere’!  Every two weeks Amanda and I compare notes and come up with our favorite spaces, projects and posts we’ve found online, here are our picks!

Soft color, texture, and lots of natural light are the stars of Jenna Sue’s top-to-bottom sunroom makeover which features a clever DIY coffee table. Tour the room over at jennasue

sunroom makeover

 

Linda used foam board for this stenciled china cabinet project from Burlap and Blue. We’re loving the fresh green green geometric pattern she chose to upgrade the back of her cabinet – lovely!

stenciled hutch burlapandblue

 

Glam up your pendant shades like this silver leaf lined interior to add a sophisticated glow to your drum chandelier, via Design*Sponge.

silver leafed lampshade design sponge

 

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Things Learned from Motherhood

May 12th, 2012

Hi everyone, it’s almost Mother’s Day!  I’ll be spending it with my family and I have a sneaking suspicion it will involve a surprise afternoon picnic in Sonoma… okay, maybe not a surprise, I dropped too many hints that’s how I wanted to spend it.  As long as it’s relaxing and involves some wine and cheese, I’m a happy gal. 

Melissa from 320*Sycamore asked me to share some thoughts on motherhood, so hop on over to visit and read five things I’ve learned from being a mom.   things learned from motherhood

Wishing you all a Happy Mother’s Day!

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Decor Steals Giveaway

May 11th, 2012

Greetings all, I’m down in Southern California for 36 hours (without the kids!) to catch some rays and hang out with some cousins I haven’t seen in years. I’ve been looking forward to this mini getaway for some time and finally scheduled myself some girl time, I might have to do a little shopping while I’m here, yahoo!

This weekend I bring all of you décor lovers a great giveaway brought to you by one of my sponsors, Décor Steals (formerly WUSLU, but upgraded!).  Décor Steals is a unique shopping experience that allows you to purchase home furnishings and accessories at a fraction of their retail price.  They offer a new home décor item or “steal” every day at up to 80% off retail.  To never miss a steal, sign up for their daily email alert!  Shipping is only $5 (in the 48 contiguous states).

Here’s a peek at a few of the cool items recently available in the daily “steals”:decor steals collage

Fantastic right?  This weekend, Décor Steals is giving away two $100 shop credits!

Eligibility to win one of two $100 shop credits to Décor Steals.

1.  Hop over to Décor Steals and name a favorite “steal” in a comment on this post.  It can be the daily steal, extended steal, or one of the pick steals – or name something specific you’re looking for that you’d love to see appear in a daily “steal” coming up in the future.

2.  Share this giveaway on either Facebook or Twitter for a second entry.

Giveaway ends Sunday May 13, 2012 at midnight, two winners chosen at random, US and Canada only.  By entering this giveaway you agree to this site’s giveaway policy and Official Rules of Entry.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.

Winners: #54 Lindsay (at) OfffortheSeason and #339 Sydnie Cunningham

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