Tips from an Interior Designer – Part 1

I’m excited to have a Guest Blogger start a “Tips from an Interior Designer” series with with me. I’ve received amazing feedback on my Before and After posts about how paint has transformed my house (read here and here). I’m going to continue¬†doing before and after’s of my home breaking down the advice¬†I’ve been given, so you can implement them,…
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Paint Before and Afters – Part 2

Paint Before and After – Part 2 In my life when we’ve house hunted I’ve always been “house blinded” by how houses are decorated on the inside. I wasn’t able to see past the terrible paint or crazy decorating. I hope these Paint Before and Afters help you. Eventually you have to pick a house based on budget, neighborhood, layout…
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Star Wars Big Boy Bedroom

Our identical twin boys turned five recently. A Star Wars Big Boy Bedroom was entering their galaxy. They had been in big boy beds for some time, but it was time to turn their nursery into a full-on bedroom with their favorite things everywhere. Like most every boy on the planet, they love Star Wars. So they got a really…
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Valentine’s Day Table Setting

I believe setting a Valentine’s Day Table setting should make people feel welcome and special. I love to use our Dining Room – what’s it there for if not to enjoy? Make Valentine’s Day feel special whether it’s with your spouse, children or beloved friend. This video is about how I set and style a Valentine’s Day Dining Room Table.…
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Review of Fabletics Gym Clothes

Alright. I feel like I’m talking behind my pretend friend’s back (read: Kate Hudson) but I’m sorry. I had to share this review of Fabletics Gym Clothes. So. Fabletis. I’ve been intrigued by idea for some time, and love the TV commercials and Kate looks so gosh darned cute that I wanted to try. Plus, I live in Yoga pants…
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Christmas Caroling

I admit the Holiday frenzy is getting to me. My list is full of unchecked items, for crying out loud I can’t even find my list and I haven’t fully recovered from being sick. I feel tired, overwhelmed and the pressure is high to be the best “Mom, Wife, Neighbor, Room Mom….the list goes on.” I know you Moms feel…
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exclusive thanksgiving home decorations

gorgeous Thanksgiving home decorations   SHOP NOW!           Thanksgiving is my second most favorite holiday (second only to Halloween but that’s my own private relationship with chocolate that I’m not really ready to disclose). It’s just about being together and eating (told you about the food thing – again, let’s not talk about that). I love…
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Thank you

You can read more about me in the About Me section, but I wanted to fill in some holes. This entire adventure of “bluegraygal” is a love project. Five years ago my husband and I moved into our new home, with a 3 year old daughter, and 5 week old identical twin boys. We were so excited for our new…
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