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How to Paint an Exterior Door – Four Easy Steps

How to paint an exterior door - four easy steps  How to Paint an Exterior Door - Four Easy Steps for Curb Appeal I love a colorful front door. I had a yellow door at the #1905Cottage and it made me smile every time I saw it. So when we moved into our new home this summer I knew I wanted a colorful door. The questions was what color? I didn't want to do yellow again because this … [Read more...]

Black and White Fall Pillows – Mix and Match Patterns

  Black and White Fall Pillows  How to mix and match patterns Black and White Fall Pillows -  mix and match patterns. We are still loving our bright Word Market couch. You might remember that I bought it online without being able to read any reviews or being able to test it out. We were so relieved when it came and it turns out that it is comfortable and we love the way it … [Read more...]

Free Printable Fall Signs

Hello! It's Kristin here again from Yellow Bliss Road with some free fall printables to help you get in the autumn mood. And trust me, here in Southern California, we need help getting into the autumn mood - it's 101 degrees outside! While we are having our annual heat wave, many other parts of the country are enjoying cooler temps, falling leaves and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Since it doesn't … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Beautiful Home Decor Ideas!

Just because it's back to school season doesn't mean I can't be working on projects around the house! Here are... 15 Beautiful Home Decor Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Home Office Decor @ The 36th Avenue Industrial Kids Bookshelf @ Cherished Bliss Dutch Pastel Dream Home @ Heart Handmade UK DIY Weathered Chalkboard @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Nook

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Nook. You know how when you move you have everything all planned out? Where all of your furniture is going to be placed and how it's all going to look? So did I. Then I moved in and nothing really fit LOL. My dining room table at the cottage, which I love, is way to big for my kitchen eating area. And my rugs were too big for the rooms. But I ended up having a fun time … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse Family Room

Modern Farmhouse Style Family Room. I have a little bit of style ADD I think. I like so many different styles. I felt really comfortable in the cottage with a modern cottage vibe. But when we moved away from the cottage I knew I was ready for a brighter more colorful look. I am always drawn to the farmhouse style with a modern twist. And the area of the community where I live there is a lake and a … [Read more...]

Make a Summer Outdoor Room

Make a Summer Outdoor Room. I may be a little obsessed with those mattress bed swings - is that what they're called - that are all over Pinterest. The ones that hang from the ceiling. I've wanted to make one ever since we did the Daybreak Blogger House about four years ago. So when we moved into our new home and I saw that we have TWO covered porches I was so excited. And in the move all of my … [Read more...]

Spring Patio Entertaining Ideas!

I get so excited when the weather warms up and Spring is in the air. One of my favorite parts of the 1905 Cottage Addition was turning the tiny 1-car garage space into a patio. I put a short fence in the front for a little privacy and a gate for easy entry. I also put an arbor over the gate. This little space is great for entertaining. So when BHG gave me the theme of Spring Outdoor … [Read more...]

20 Beautiful Spring Wreaths

I love Spring! It's such a fun time to bring out the bright colors to decorate after winter. And, decorating my front door with a pretty spring wreath is one of my favorite things to do! So if you're looking for some inspiration for Spring, these 20 Spring wreaths will definitely inspire you! Striped Floral Wreath @ Girl Loves Glam Cheerful Spring Wreath @ The Navage Patch DIY Spring … [Read more...]

Family Generations Gallery Wall and printables!

I love family history and teaching my children about their heritage. My friend and neighbor Amy Dott showed me a really cool family generation framed print that her mom had created abut 20 years ago. I loved the idea and thought wouldn't it be cool to blow up the pictures of her ancestors and really showing them off in a gallery wall? Family Generations Gallery Wall and Printables. I think … [Read more...]