A reader emailed me a couple weeks ago asking if I ever stop painting or doing projects. I laughed and said, “not really but sometimes”. Well Cindy, (the reader) you will be happy to know that I haven’t painted or built anything in 2 weeks. Our last DIY project was our mudroom and finishing my husbands bathroom is next on the list.
Last week I spent most of my time decorating one of the model homes that is for sale at our workplace. If you follow me on facebook, I posted this picture of these really cool curtains from Anthropologie that I ordered (on my uncle Louie’s dime) for the front room of the newly constructed Cape house.
Can I just tell you, that spending someone else’s money is really fun! Now I know why people love being an interior designer. The furniture arrived over the weekend and looks fabulous. I am headed to purchase light fixtures as well as Home Goods today for some fun accessories. The room is coming together nicely.
On another note, a pretty exciting invite came across my pinterest account last week along with an email that made me smile. A huge smile to be exact! They looked a little something like this,
along with an email that listed the guidelines, some fun monthly “behind the scenes” stuff with the editors and in closing said, “if you are interested, please let me know and I’ll send you this”,
Gee, let me think about that for a minute. YES!
The Better Homes and Garden magazine has been a long time staple in our home since I was a kid. I grew up reading and seeing the magazine everywhere. Needless to say, I’m honored and flattered that they invited me to join their pinning community. The two boards that I have been added to are,
Now that was a pretty good day if I do say so myself :).