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Hey you guys, I finally have pictures of our new bathroom with all of the accessories and fun stuff. This is our kids' bathroom so I had fun decorating it for them.

The picture below is what you see as you
approach the bathroom from the hallway.

Then, looking straight ahead, you see two of the three
windows that make up the dormer we added to our second story.
  The dormer gave us the space we needed to
    enlarge what was a very tiny bathroom.

Around the corner is the tub area.

My son is 16 and my daughter is 12 so
I tried to choose colors and accessories that
would work for both of them.

You know, like this sign with the Bathroom Rules.

And a clock to keep them moving in the mornings.

Hooks for towels and a big basket for dirty clothes.
Or at least I will have somewhere to put them
after I pick them up off the floor!  : )

They even have a basket handy with extra rolls of toilet paper.

I found this bench at and it
fits this little spot just right.

I picked up this fr…


I recently bought my second ever can of Annie Sloan chalk paint. This time I bought Coco. I used it to makeover this little table at the end of the hall by our master bedroom.
Here is what it looked like before.
I painted the main part of the table with ASCP Old White and the drawer fronts with the Coco.
 I was surprised when the drawer pulls came off in four separate pieces. I decided to leave off the back plate for a more simple look  and brushed on a little of the old white onto the pulls.
 The top was accessorized with a little basket I purchased at the shop where I bought the paint. Of course I couldn't go in there and only buy the paint, could I?  I like how my porcelain birds look in it.
 Now don't be jealous, but I also added my huge collection of 5 old thread spools. The one marked "Sox" was our kitty's toy but not anymore ~ sorry Sox!
I don't think you can buy anything for 15 cents anymore and what in the world does FAST TO BOILING mean?
 I really …


Hi Everyone, My post last year on blue kitchen cabinets received a lot of
 views (a lot for my blog I should say) so I thought I would do another one this year. I think I could look at pretty kitchens all day long so it is fun for me to search for inspiring photos to share. I hope you like these too.
Beach Style Kitchen by Boston Interior Designers & DecoratorsElizabeth Swartz Interiors
The kitchen below is not my usual style but still there is  something about it that I like.  Maybe it's the fresh, clean look. Contemporary Kitchen by Austin General ContractorsDavid Wilkes Builders
Transitional Kitchen by Nyack Kitchen & Bath DesignersMaggie McManus Kitchens & Baths
I think this one below may be my favorite. Traditional Kitchen by Birmingham Home BuildersSignature Homes
Beach Style Kitchen by Boston Interior Designers & DecoratorsElizabeth Swartz Interiors
Pretty indigo island ~ a popular color this year. Traditional Kitchen by Boston Architects & DesignersJan Gleys…