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Decking the Halls for Holiday Entertaining on Home and Family TV on the Hallmark Channel!

Decking the Halls for Holiday Entertaining on Home and Family TV on the Hallmark Channel!

    Had such a festive and wonderful time creating these DIY wool felt floral garlands,  on my return visit to Home & Family Television on the Hallmark Channel !   The garlands set the perfect tone on a wreath at the front door for your holiday entertaining! They have a simple old world Scandinavian vibe...
POP of Glam tablescape GIVEAWAY From The Bellevue Collection

POP of Glam tablescape GIVEAWAY From The Bellevue Collection

All that glitters IS gold!     Talk about elegant entertaining!   We’re going for GOLD with these  flat out gorgeous Z Gallerie, Bellevue pieces from The Bellevue Collection!      I’m actually giddy to bring you this uber  glam tablescape GIVEAWAY from The Bellevue Collection Home Shops Go POP  campaign! SO hope you enter to WIN...
WIN this POP of Spring Tablescape from The Bellevue Collection!

WIN this POP of Spring Tablescape from The Bellevue Collection!

  POP GOES THE COLLECTION!     So honored and excited to design this fresh POP of Spring tablescape for The Bellevue Collection!  If It’s Now, It’s New, It’s Next…It’s happening at The Bellevue Collection!      Starting this week, The Bellevue Collection home shops go POP with beautiful home displays throughout The Collection and giveaways! For...
The Girlfriends' Guide to a Simple Valentine's Day Soirée on New Day Northwest KING 5 Seattle

The Girlfriends’ Guide to a Simple Valentine’s Day Soirée on New Day Northwest KING 5 Seattle

    A heartfelt thank you to  New Day Northwest  on KING 5 Seattle for featuring a first look  at my Valentine’s Day  spread in 425 Magazine’s upcoming February  issue! I had SO much fun sharing these ideas!!   Image via New Day Northwest  Thank you to 425 Magazine for the opportunity to reveal this pretty sneak...
Holiday Dining Room Inspo from the ALE Holiday Home Tour

Holiday Dining Room Inspo from the ALE Holiday Home Tour

Orangerie ~          This dining room is overflowing with delicious eye candy for your Holiday gatherings!  I have been decorating for a great cause this past week. Today is THE day for the Assistance League of the Eastside Holiday Home Tour!   The amazing Cindy, from Haley’s cottage reached out to me...
Cozy up your Outdoor Rooms for Fall

Cozy up your Outdoor Rooms for Fall

    #mhartlifestyle  On this crisp autumn day in the Pacific Northwest, I’m delighted to be taking my morning cappuccino here in our courtyard by the  bluestone fountain I designed. However, this Autumnal scene has me anything but blue!   Perhaps that is because our outdoor room is all dressed up for fall with a few simple touches...
DIY Marbleized Pumpkins Oh My!

DIY Marbleized Pumpkins Oh My!

  Check out these pretty in pink, fairy tale like marbleized  pumpkins! They are so dreamy and easy to create! They are made with nail polish!  I started with a real cream colored pumpkin and sprayed it white (optional). Once it dries, all you need is: nail polish, a stir stick and lukewarm water in a...
The Shift to Summer Blues

The Shift to Summer Blues

  Memorial Day weekend always marks a color and decor shift  at my house. That’s when I get a big case of the  SUMMER BLUES!  There is something so fresh & crisp  about the CLASSIC  blue and white combo, right?  So I get busy pulling together all of our mix-matched pieces of blue & white...
Succulents and Air Plants ~ Living wall

Succulents and Air Plants ~ Living wall

  Spring spruce!   Warmer Pacific Northwest spring weather has got me wanting to hit the garden like… Been working on blurring the lines between the indoors and out and this little interior LIVING wall is a good start.     While doing some interior rearranging, following our recent garden PROJECTS, {So many garden projects to share with you...
DIY Summer Entertaining on KING 5!

DIY Summer Entertaining on KING 5!

 Image via KING 5 Seattle Enjoyed sharing DIY Summer entertaining ideas on KING 5 Seattle with the lovely Amanda Grace!    Here’s the easy-breezy  How To. The Summer Essentials:     Set a simple seaside tablescape by layering fun fabrics. I started with a raw linen tablecloth and added an Ikat-like fabric topper. The edges are ...
Get the Look! 425 Summer Nights Display at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames

Get the Look! 425 Summer Nights Display at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames

Image via 425 Magazine ~ Rachel Coward photo    So excited to partner with Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond,  On our Summer Nights Entertaining  feature in the 425 Magazine July/August issue!  The DIY beachy shadow box tray, coasters, towel tote, shell frame and more…    Image via 425 Magazine – Rachel Coward photo     ...
Mini Master Bath Tour

Mini Master Bath Tour

  Pulling back the curtain today on a private place in our home that I don’t normally  reveal. It’s our master bath and I’m taking you on a mini tour. We recently had all of the beautiful stone sanded, cleaned and resealed and  now the master bath is good as new.      Our master...