Tag Archives: better homes and gardens

Spring is the Time for Makeovers

Spring is the time for makeovers – room makeovers, wardrobe makeovers, yard makeovers, and Better Homes and Gardens Makeovers issue! Better Homes and Gardens Makeovers 2016 edition Why am I so excited about this issue? Well, probably because one of my makeovers is in it!   If you see the magazine on the news stand […]

Paint The Ceiling or No?

Homeowners often ask me whether or not they should paint the ceiling white or something different. I happened upon a couple of kitchen photos yesterday that perfectly illustrate a point that I make in my Just the Right Paint Color educational video. via BHG See how the yellow wall color is wrapped onto the ceiling in this […]

Nashville Decorator Reveals Design Secret for Hanging Window Treatments

If you’ve ever had a Decorating Intervention with The Decorologist, you have probably heard my spiel about hanging curtain panels.  I spotted this great example of my window panel philosophy in Better Homes and Gardens the other day.  Better Homes and Gardens Hang ’em high, girls!  Close to the ceiling and 8-12 inches out either of the […]

Upcycled Cottage-Style Furniture

Good morning, lovely ladies (and charming gents, I’m sure)!  Today I’m sharing a few fun upcycling projects from Better Homes and Gardens.  This first one is a cottage-style medicine cabinet fashioned from an old dresser drawer.  Vintage wallpaper in the bottom of the drawer gives it whatever personality you want it to have.  

Guest Blog: Feathering Your Nest, Literally

As I am presently in northern Kentucky visiting with my parents-in-law, it is my pleasure to introduce my special guest blogger today:  Jamie Justice Yost.   She reads my blog religiously and takes it very seriously.   And literally.   If parody is the sincerest form of flattery, I’ve got it made.  Read on for Jamie’s unique take […]