Before and After Master Bedroom Partie Un (Dressed for fall,of course)

To date, the blogs of my home have either been on the main level or outside. Today, we’re headed up the stairs to take a look at the master bedroom. I’ll admit up front, my confidence here is wavering a tad. I’ve been working on the transformation of this space for over a year now.  I’m a big … More Before and After Master Bedroom Partie Un (Dressed for fall,of course)

A Simple, Elegant, Brown and White Fall Tablescape

If I had to choose one word to describe this tablescape it would be simple! Thank goodness, being the girl boss of this blog, I can add elegant, classy, casual, earthy, and painless to the description if I take a notion! With the adjoining living room alive with color, the brown, white and crystal tablescape might be a welcome rest … More A Simple, Elegant, Brown and White Fall Tablescape

Fall Home Tour – 2017 – Family Room and Dining Room

  As much as we love summer, and we love summer, I’m afraid “That’s all folks!” The tilt of the Earth’s rotational axis brings forth yet another season! Our hope, now, is that our much revered summer will  let us down slowly. Let’s embrace this new season as a welcomed opportunity to morph the décor of our home … More Fall Home Tour – 2017 – Family Room and Dining Room

Lake Home ~ Restyling a Great Room with a View

When you live on the corner of Paradise and Heron, the visual expectations for the dramatic are amplified! My dear friends, and lifelong King Lane Gang members, Rob and Pam reside at that very poetic locale; it profusely exceeds the presumption. When she requested I drive to their Minnesota Lake home to help style her large … More Lake Home ~ Restyling a Great Room with a View

Front Doors of King Lane – Inspiration for Personal Expression

Really, nothing says WELCOME quite like a bright and cherry front door! Okay, you got me! Maybe a welcome sign or a welcome mat, but I’m talking figuratively and that’s literal…… sort of. We all know and are thankful for those Homes Associations Rules and regulations that keep the neighborhood free of neon green, bright … More Front Doors of King Lane – Inspiration for Personal Expression

Designer Tips for Styling a Bookcase: Simplified

  Have you ever felt  a bit like a fraud, because I have? I’ve been misrepresenting myself for years, and it’s time for true confessions.  Here goes! I do not have a law degree.  Nope, I’ve not even served on a jury! Not really. I mean I’ve been summoned for jury duty a few times, but the parties have always settled before … More Designer Tips for Styling a Bookcase: Simplified

Table Top -3-Ways: Appointing a Beautiful Table

Yes, they are utilitarian, and yes, you may JUST fancy a convenient place to set your drink of choice and a reliable spot for locating the remote control.  If, on the other hand, you prefer to have eye pleasing inspiration everywhere your glance,  you may find a design idea or two that will help you curate the perfect pieces for a beautiful table top (known in … More Table Top -3-Ways: Appointing a Beautiful Table

The “Best Of’s” for 2016 – Except Not Really

I’ve noticed a lot of the social media “moguls” I follow in the blogosphere and on Instagram, are closing out their year with “best of 2016” feature stories. They start something like, “I thought it would be fun to share my most ‘liked’ posts of 2016”; then proceed with a blog or IG post that garnered 475,000 likes  and … More The “Best Of’s” for 2016 – Except Not Really

Christmas on King Lane ~ Home Tour Part Three

Welcome back for the finale of Christmas On King Lane 2016 ~ where together we will tour our family room! Undoubtedly, celebrating the hope that Christmas continues to bring to our world is the top answer to “why we love Christmas”; and with that, another resounding sentiment expressed is time with family. Where better to invest time creating precious memories, than fireside in the family room. … More Christmas on King Lane ~ Home Tour Part Three