Welcome a “Spoonful of Imagination”

Spoonful of Imagination

***Welcome a Spoonful of Imagination*** Today is a special day for me.  Blogging is a blessing not only because I get to share my passions with you, but also get to meet some pretty amazing friends along the way.  I asked my friend, Erica, to guest post today as I am loving what she is doing and I know you will too.  Her heart is as big as gold … [Read more...]

Step Inside Restoration Hardware – Scottsdale

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Step Inside Restoration Hardware - Scottsdale with me, won't you? Where do you draw your interior inspiration from?  Is it from a magazine... retail store... favorite blog? My inspiration comes from these places and more.  Moving into a new home that needs TLC in every room keeps me on my toes with every space I see.  One retail store … [Read more...]

Making Progress

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Well, slowly we are making progress in this "fixer upper". A few of you have asked how things are going and said you can't wait to see what we are doing in the house.    This process is making me feel like a turtle in a world where the clock keeps ticking faster and faster around me.  Time is valuable, but in order to get something … [Read more...]

No More Chipped Veneer – The After

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NO MORE CHIPPED VENEER - THE AFTER Do you remember this piece? It was in rough shape.  I fixed the veneer and shared that with you, but a reader reminded me I never shared the "after". Thanks, Rose, for bringing it to my attention. After shuffling through my photos I realized prepping for a cross country move really got me scatter-brained.  … [Read more...]

Ball Jars and International Can-It-Forward Day

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Did you know tomorrow (Saturday), August 16th, is International Can-It-Forward day?   There is going to be quite an event taking place, one you definitely don't want to miss.   When Ball Brand contacted me to review and celebrate in this day, I jumped at the chance. Collecting these jars, especially vintage/colorful jars, is … [Read more...]

Dry Brush/Whitewash Tutorial

China Cabinet White Washed

Dry Brush/Whitewash Tutorial Recently I had a few of you ask specifics of how I painted this piece. This was actually my second project ever with Annie Sloan paint.  I remember I loved the end result so much, it broke my heart to sell it.  Thanks to the readers who brought to my attention that a tutorial was in need. After sifting … [Read more...]

Cleaning Up the Curb Appeal

Ryobi String Trimmer

Thanks to each and every one of you for input on where to start first with my new home.  Your ideas really solidified what is important and what direction I should take.  One of the comments received on Facebook was "trust your instincts".  Thanks Sandy!  My instincts are telling me to SLOW down and enjoy the process.  Do not rush or make … [Read more...]

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