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

Grad Party Decor – Make it Personal

But, as we all know I didn’t spend much time preparing food! I was far to busy adding all the personal touches to the home decor. You know, I love to make it personal! The home was all dressed up with childhood keepsakes and photographs that cajoled family and friends to take a stroll down memory lane.

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

Easter Table: Two Quick and Easy Settings

Easter, in my life, has always been a day of celebration! The good news of an empty tomb and a risen Savior: “Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.  He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place where

How to Decorate Your Chandelier with Flowers

Spring’s arrival follows terrific anticipation on my part. I really can’t remember a year that I didn’t rush the season! This spring I made the chandy a focal point (even more) of the dining room. I will show you How to Decorate Your Chandelier with Flowers. In my early years, I’d resurrect the short-sleeved shirts

“Table for Two – Simple Valentine’s Day Decor ♥

You would never convince those fresh from the public utterance of those forever words , “I do”,  that a holiday need be devoted for the express purpose of proclaiming their  love for each other. Sadly, not too long after the honeymoon, couples  delve headlong into life (establishing careers, purchasing homes, planning families, serving humankind), and allow those day-to-day demands of our time to relegate bettering our most important relationship to the

The Breakfast Table – Fancy or Farmhouse

Please bring them out of the china cabinets, breakfronts, hutches, buffets, and storage. Please! Free your china! Why wait for the great-granddaughter-in-law to inherit a mint condition complete china set, only to be rejected as out dated and stuffy? (Believe me I know these things. I see evidence all the time.) Why don’t we set our dining

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

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

Cozy Blush Christmas Family Room

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.

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