Saturday, August 28, 2010

wood countertops

mr. simple says we need wood counter tops for the kitchen remodel

he is convinced that they are the best choice


i have had to brainstorm the look i want to work around HIS wood counter tops.

here are my ideas
{Dear World, You're pretty!}
i must have a chandelier
and white cabinets,
it works well here

{Of Stars and Butterflies}
not only should the cabinets be white, but
they must be simple
no hardware
{Of Stars and Butterflies}
i actually like the look of the wood against the
modern cabinets
it's homey & yet it's fresh
a touch of sparkle with clean lines
i like
i really like

feel good days

some days
don't you wish you could just
hang on a tire swing
with your head hanging back
feeling the sun on your face
dangling your arms

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Monday, August 16, 2010

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Thursday, August 12, 2010

mother's prayer

{beth retro @ flickr}

God, give me the wisdom to make good decisions concerning my kids.
They are my everything.
As they grow up & go through their ups & downs,
show me how to
help them
protect them
guide them
support them
lift them up.
Show me when to hold on & when to let go.
Show me when to speak & when to listen.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

eye sore solution

The solution to hide a washer & dryer was simple genius.
{a shower tension rod & Ikea drapes}
I tested the bathroom shower rod & it fits my eye sore.
I'll update you when I get the project rolling.
{so excited}

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

tea & coffee

tea or coffee?
i'll take both, please

Saturday, August 7, 2010

ikea love

{desire to inspire}
I've been looking for something more stylish to put Mr. Simple's fish tank on.
I like the piece above.
I've seen it at Ikea.
The sofa is cute too.
And of coarse BLACK & WHITE always RoCkS!

Friday, August 6, 2010

dark floors

I'm not crazy about the white sofas.
but I LOVE LOVE LOVE the dark floors
{and everything else too!}

Thursday, August 5, 2010

desire to inspire

{desire to inspire}
{urban by design}

Sary {urban by design} bought this brick Philadelphia rowhouse that was built in the early 1900's.
She totally renovated the first floor.