Family Room

Finishing Touches in the Family Room

Finishing Touches in the Family Room

It's so nice to look at a room in your house (when it's not a hot mess from the kids), and think that it's exactly how you want it.  That's how I feel about our family room... I may want to change everything in a few months, but for now, the family room finally feels...

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More Light in the Family Room

I've been eyeing an arc lamp for the family room but just didn't want to pony up the cash for a nice one (they can run upwards of $500), but when I found one on West Elm and they emailed me a coupon for 15%, I pulled the trigger. And how did I get the coupon, you ask?...

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Mid-Century Dresser in Living Room

Ever since re-decorating the living room, the media cabinet was always supposed to be temporary.  Thomas got his big honkin' TV and we needed a media cabinet for under the TV and I couldn't find ANYTHING that looked nice and was reasonably priced so we went with good...

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Fall Mantle

It's starting to turn cool here in Maryland which means that Fall decorating can commence!  I love decorating for Fall- the pumpkins, the gourds, the wreaths....  First on my list is always to decorate the mantle.  As in previous years, I headed to the farmer's market...

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The Most Beautiful Piece of Artwork Ever!

After much waiting... (okay, only a very little amount of waiting)... the new art work for the mantle has arrived (sound the trumpets!).  I saw the huge box sitting outside my front door while pulling into the driveway from an IKEA run and ran, ran, ran to the door to...

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I’m Sandra and I’ve renovated 7 houses over the last 20 years.  I’m an attorney by trade but home renovation is my real passion.  Thanks for following along as I renovate yet another space.  I hope you get some ideas and inspiration!