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The Design Hat: Boy Nursery Art

Colton’s crib bumper from Pottery Barn Kids just got recalled. Doh! So, I had to buy an entirely new bumper which gave me a perfectly good excuse to revamp elements of his room. Revamp – mostly because I didn’t spend too much time on it the first time around. I’m in the market for some new nursery art. […]

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The Friendship Hat: Vote by Friday!

Britany may have been runner-up to Danielle (snooze) but she’s still our HGTV Design Star Fan Favorite. Please take a moment to vote! You can vote for Britany Simon as a Fan Favorite until Friday, July 27th.


Oh, and check back here soon - I’m sure she’ll post the behind-the-scenes details from the show’s Season Finale Episode. This was a photo of us at last nights finale party. We were so stinkin’ proud of this girl!

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The Friendship Hat: Design Star Updates

My girlfriend, Britany Simon, is doing great on HGTV’s Design Star! Every time I watch this show, I find myself in disbelief that this little blonde can design the heck out of a room (I can’t even hang a photo straight)! If you love the show as much as I do, then check out Britany’s blog - […]

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The Friendship Hat: New Design Star!

My digital detox was amazing! Just want I needed to recharge and regroup. I jumped on Facebook 3 times in 7 days (that has to be some kind of record) and was officially back in the social scene yesterday. To my delight, I was treated to a fabulous Facebook post from a friend! Britany Simon is […]

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The Working Mom Hat: Office Space

Everyone can admit, some days at work you get the business blues. I’m very fortunate that I’m passionate about what I do and the company that I work for, but I do have one confession to make: Cubicle life stinks. There’s nothing glamorous about a cube. Sure, it’s cheap to design and you can cram many associates into one space. But […]

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The Crafty Hat: A Beautiful Mess

I have been reading a new blog, so I decided it was time to add it to my blog roll. It’s called A Beautiful Mess. If you like vintage, design, food and handmade pretty things - this one’s for you.

I’m overwhelmed (in a good way) with the amount of creativity that pours through the pages of this blog. Check it out, I think you’ll get creatively lost in this site too.

Here are a few of their posts that I’ve been reading.

Floral Antlers Necklace Display 

Make Your Own Tea Bags

3 Easy Infused Water Recipes

5 Tips for Better Self Portraits

How to Mix Chalkboard Paint into any Color

How to Make your own Canvas Print

How to Style a Fishtail Braid

DIY Holiday Door Mat

DIY Thread Spool Wine Corks (cute housewarming gift, no?)

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The Creative Hat: The Coolest Treehouse

This is the coolest treehouse in all the land! Want to see how they built it? It’s amazing. Check out the lovely story of how this treehouse came to be and find more photos on this blog. Not only do I want this house, but I love the personal touches that went into the design and the […]

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The Design Hat: Repurpose a Door (DIY)

A door provides us with an entry or an exist somewhere. But it doesn’t have to end there. You can have fun with a DIY project that will become a great conversation piece. Here are some ideas that I found to repurpose a door. I hope this inspires your next home project. Click on the links […]

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The Homeowner Hat: It’s Paint Time!

Kelsey’s toddler room design is underway. We’re getting new carpet (hurray!) which means I need to start painting. My inspiration started from this blog post and has grown into a full-blown inspiration board on Pinterest (seen here). I’m basing the entire room design from this picture. I adore it. I debated on the primary color being mint, peach, tan or […]

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The Design Hat: Repurpose a Mason Jar

I love the look of a mason jar. That’s not a joke. I really do. And to think, there are so many ways to repurpose these cute jars. Here’s a few ideas that I adore. You can click on the links to find the original image source and some more info. Mason Jar Light Fixture […]

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