Eco-friendly Stonecrest Polywood Furniture

by Dinah Wulf

Ever since I turned my office into my craft room (well, my craft sanctuary), I use the balcony in that room so much more.  My daughter will play on it while she takes a break from crafting with me, and I spend time sitting out there while browsing books and magazines and I have my […]

Making a Great Home Theater Room

by Dinah Wulf
Making a Great Home Theater Room

Making a Great Home Theater Room Home theater or movie rooms are fun spots that give the traditional theater experience. Besides enjoying one of the popular direct TV packages on your television, this room is where you can gather with your family and friends and spend time together, watching and enjoying movies without leaving the comfort of your […]

Tips for Making your Bedroom your Sanctuary

by Dinah Wulf
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Did you know that the average sleep time for men and women ages 25-44 is about 8.5 hours a night? That’s close to 60 hours a week or 10 out of the 30 days in a month.  That’s one-third of your life!  With so much time spent in the bedroom, why is it the most […]

8 DIY Girls Room Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Girls Room Ideas

My daughter and I were playing in her bedroom the other day.  She wanted me to lie down on the floor and tuck me in, just like Mommy and Daddy does.  She brought me her pillow, her blanket, and two of her dolls.  As I laid there I looked around at her room and realized […]

Storage Ideas for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
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The older my daughter gets, the more toys and books she has.  I’m always looking for inventive and fun storage ideas for kids.  There are so many inspiring ideas out there that I thought I’d put together a round-up of my favorites. This clever book sling from Etsy made from a double curtain rob is […]

Retail Shopping DIY Inspiration

by Dinah Wulf
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The other day I went shopping for inspiration.  I shop for inspiration because I’m too cheap to buy anything and always think in my head… hey… I can make that myself.  It’s a sickness.  Don’t judge me.  I love to go to mid-ranged and high end stores and boutiques to see what’s new and trending.  […]

Recycled Map Drawer Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I just recently redid my craft room.  It wasn’t complete when I recently published the craft room makeover reveal.  I think it definitely needs a chandelier of some sort… I’m on the hunt!  Anyway, I bought these maps at a local gift shop.  It is actually gift wrap, however old maps work well too.  I […]

Decorating After the Holidays

by Dinah Wulf
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I don’t know about you but I love decorating for Christmas.  I even had two Christmas trees this year (side note: this year my daughter is two and she asked me if Santa was going to put presents under both trees…doh!).  Anyway, after the New Year and I take down my decorations, I always feel […]

Brighten Your Décor with Lamps

by Dinah Wulf

Lighting is so important in room design.  Lamps can set the mood, draw attention to the furnishings you worked so hard to put together, and can even add drama to an otherwise mediocre room.  Oh! And lighting should definitely be both beautiful and functional at the same time as well.   I thought I’d put together […]

Hanging Pine Cone Decoration

by Dinah Wulf
Hanging Pine Cone DIY

  My husband, daughter, and I went on a walk around the neighborhood the other day and I found the biggest pine cones I have ever seen in my entire life!  HUGE!  Naturally, I stole several from the neighbors and we quickly walked away (I mean, come on, they had a jillion of them lying […]

Tips on Preparing for House Guests

by Dinah Wulf
Bedroom ready for guests in soft warm lighting

As the seasons change and preparations are made for the holidays, it may be time to reevaluate your guest bedroom. Using cozy colors and comfortable amenities will welcome out-of-town guests, adding to the holiday cheer. If it is your turn to host family and friends, consider these seven tips. Quality Bedding Give your guests somewhere […]

Easy Fall Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
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I don’t usually have a ton of Fall decorations at my house.  I always jump from Halloween to Christmas.  I have no idea what happens in between!  I have seen so many inspiring ideas out there too.  I thought I’d better get a move on it.  So, this year I decided to take on some […]

Shoe Box Lid Wall Art

by Dinah Wulf
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I’ve said it a hundred times and I’ll say it again!  I’m cheap!  Let me add to that; I may have an acute hoarding problem as well.  Wait. Is “acute hoarding” and oxymoron?   Anyway, I recently painted my guest room and I wanted to add some DIY wall art so I decided to recycled some […]

Guest Room Paint Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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Whenever people come over for the first time and want a tour of the house, the guest room is the room that I always apologized for.  The previous owners had two boys.  Both boys apparently wanted blue rooms, one light and one dark.  Our now guest room was the light blue room.  Don’t get me […]

Styling Rooms by Zoning

by Dinah Wulf
Polished Procelain White

Styling Rooms by Zoning , an exclusive Interview with Julia Kendall from DIY SOS talks through how to create open plan designs “With the growing trend for open plan living and large wet areas, there are endless possibilities to creatively zone areas by adding character and distinctive style with tiles, mosaics and warm woods. Zoning […]

Inspired By Grey

by Dinah Wulf
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I love me some grey!!! No no no!  Not 50 Shades of Grey! The color grey is the new white! OK, OK, I did just recently post about how fabulous white is, but grey moves me.   If I am out and about shopping, I am drawn to the grey color scale.  It’s so modern and […]

Inspired By White

by Dinah Wulf
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Although I am a big believer in all things colorful, for some reason I am completely drawn to the color of white.  I think it is because if feels crisp and clean, perhaps even pure.  White is classic and timeless.  You can design an entire room inspired by white and it will relatively always stay […]

Decor & Design Inspirations

by Dinah Wulf

Written By: Lisa Jolan Decor & Design Inspirations for Creating Unique Live Space Around Your Sofas In every home, the living room is the one space that is used rather frequently. The family tends to lounge, work and do school projects in it. Sometimes, this room even doubles up as an entertainment space as well. […]