Tell Me About You

January 28th, 2013

Well friends, I’m so glad to be home after traveling alone for a few days last week.  I missed my man and I missed my kids, but I had a great time at ALT, and like any good conference you come home exhausted with your head full of ideas and I’m still processing them all.   It was a great time, but for two embarrassing incidents – I’ll share some reflections and those regretful moments later this week. 

Mostly, I was happy to spend some time with sis who relocated to Salt Lake City with her husband last year and we had some good times together.  One night we went out to a piano bar downtown (you know those places where two piano players duel back and forth with melodies on grand pianos) and unlike all the people who submitted cool songs, we competed against each other to see who could come up with the most painful song for the piano player to sing to the crowd.  It was a toss up between “We Are the World” and “Against All Odds.”  Yes, we’re weird like that, but our plan backfired and everyone got into the songs – who knew deep down everyone really loves a Phil Collins ballad?   But I digress. 

Anyway, I’m taking the morning to play catch up and I was hoping you’d be so kind as to answer a few questions for me.   I’ve been horribly lame in not posting a survey here on the blog, and so today I’d love if you could take 2 minutes to answer these quick and easy questions.  Fear not, YOUR ANSWERS ARE 100% ANONYMOUS! 

I’m not tracking you or anything weird like that, I just really want to know more about you, what your interests are, and what you like about the blog or want to see featured here. 

So please tell me about you!


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BOTB 1.27.13

January 27th, 2013

I’m so excited to be starting up this ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ series again, in partnership with fellow scout Amanda!  We’ve hunted down our favorites from around the web to share with you today, enjoy these inspiring projects and links!

These minimalist and modern cubby built in bookcases were customized by Alysha and Matt from Old House New Tricks for their basement office space.  

cubby built in bookcases


We love this emerald green dresser makeover by Simple Details with the new gold pulls – pretty styling on top too! 

emerald green dresser


Random brushstrokes transform a plain lamp into a chic brushstroke lamp inspired by a Bunny Williams version with an easy tutorial by Jana at Made by Girl. 

brushstroke lamp madebygirl


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