Girl’s Room Corner

October 14th, 2013

Slumber parties, secrets, first crushes, and coming of age. It’s all happening once more with our nine year old daughter just as we witnessed with my older stepdaughter a decade ago. It is such a delight watching young girls grow, the way they forms ideas and opinions. How they possess that sweet innocence of youth but grow more mature and worldly each day. They talk of where they want to travel, the things they want to draw or write about, the adventures they want to have today and tomorrow.

I remember being a young girl and having similar dreams, listening to records on the floor of my bedroom and doodling in my sketchbook. Bedrooms for girls are special spaces, it’s there where they sleep and where they think, where they giggle about the present, and also dream of their future.

girls room peek

I truly enjoy the process of decorating for girls and a week ago finished a corner of the bedroom belonging to one of my daughter’s best friends – these two share a love of cheetahs, swim team, Scooby Doo, Harry Potter, and the color blue. All too soon that will change but for now I’m enjoying this moment in time.

headboard and sham


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BOTB 10.11.13

October 11th, 2013

Hello friends! What are your plans for the weekend? We’re attending a birthday party on Saturday but other than that, a whole lot of nothing which I welcome after burning the candle at both ends for the past two weeks so I could use a little down time. Amanda and I rounded up another group of favorite projects and ideas to inspire, enjoy the links!

A completed list of updates makes for great curb appeal at Inspired Living Home.

inspired living home curb appeal


Build a metal and wood island with a full how to at Better Homes & Gardens (Australia).

steel and wood island bhg


Or how about a sawhorse table for impromptu use indoors or out? Home Depot’s The Apron blog has the list of things you’ll need to recreate.

sawhorse table homedepot


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