Big News from Chez Moi and Holly Mathis Interiors

I’m really excited to announce that Holly and I are planning a trip to England to do some shopping and we want you to join us! Presenting… Head over to Holly’s blog for more information, but hurry, space is very limited! Cheerio! Like Posted in travel

Paying It Forward

Dr. Kyle and My Dude are out in California right now, so Blondie and I are getting to have some girlie time. This last week we got to spend some extra-special time together with the middle school girls at our church. Each year our girls go to Fortress Youth Development Center just south of downtown […]

Holiday Decor: Sawing Logs

Over Thanksgiving (or as we’ve dubbed it, Thanksmas) my sister-in-law had a great idea for a little craftiness au natural. Naw, we didn’t get crafty in the buff, we decided to bring a little nature indoors with a project that included slices of tree branches all gussied up with some chalkboard paint. As I worked […]

Master Bedroom: Monogram Love

Years ago my friend Jana came up with the concept of “the one thing.” Let me explain. Let’s say that you needed to fix an easy and inexpensive meal for your family, but wanted to make it seem a little more special. For instance, spaghetti. No meatballs, no fancy ingredients, just boiled noodles and a […]

Welcome to Cedar Cottage

Happy Wednesday, readers. I wanted to give you a quick look at our entry hall and show you a nifty DIY project Dr. Kyle and I worked on this week. Oh, and we finally decided on a name for our “new” home. Welcome to Cedar Cottage! You’ll see a few familiar pieces in our entry. Remember […]

More Window Seat Love: Second Floor

We are fortunate to have several window seats in our “new” home, and I’ve had fun fluffing them. I’ve already worked on the one in my office and another in the music room. Recently I set my sights on the second floor hall window seat. Here are a few shots. I had fun playing with […]

More Fluffing: A Pillow Tutorial

I’ve been working on fluffing the music room and wanted to make a little pillow for the window seat in there with some extra fabric and a bit of cotton twill tape that I had just waiting to become something fun. Plus, I just wanted to see if I could still remember how to miter […]