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Paint the Inside of A Door Today (& honest words about paint colors)

march 2015 march 2014 august 2013 It’s not the door I would choose but it’s the door I have. So after we removed wallpaper from every wall in the house, and did a million other things, I finally got around to painting the inside of the fr...
by Nesting Place on Mar 20, 2015

Why You Can’t Not Open that Door

Here in North Carolina it’s starting to feel spring-like. I can open the windows in the afternoon, and I’m starting to open doors too. Just this week I opened up the Barn Doors after a long winter. Who made this mess?! After months of bei...
by Nesting Place on Mar 18, 2015

The #1 Tip for Taking Photos of the Inside of Your House

One simple change I’ve used over the years to get more even light in the photos I take of the inside of my house is to turn off all the lamps. In real life, I like the lamps on, but in photos, it makes the light seem weird. I am by no means a g...
by Nesting Place on Mar 16, 2015

My “I’m in my 40′s and there’s stuff I need easy access to while I’m in bed” box.

I’ve wanted a pretty storage box next to my bed for ages. But I waited for one that was just the right size, with the kind of lid that was attached so if I needed to find my book light in the dark I wouldn’t knock the lid on the floor and...
by Nesting Place on Jan 20, 2015

What I Learned in 2014 #imperfectionistsunite

Today I’m linking up with my sister, Emily from Chatting at the Sky to share what I learned in 2014…. I love this community more every year. I cannot thank you enough for your love, acceptance, spelling corrections, laughs and general put...
by Nesting Place on Dec 31, 2014

Home. For Christmas.

I’m hosting a sale with one of my favorite online shops, Joss & Main. One of the reasons I like them is that they have super fast shipping, and I’m impatient. I’d just love for you to come hang out and look around I’d love...
by Nesting Place on Dec 23, 2014

Because Sometimes You Need to Listen to your Walls

Have you seen the new Lindsay Letters Holiday Collection?!  Every year she reveals her new holiday line and it takes me back to being an eight year old when my grandma would hand me the JC Penney Christmas Catalog. It’s a grown-up delight to s...
by Nesting Place on Nov 13, 2014

What Progress Really Looks Like

I’m putting this picture of two of our kittens in this post, in case you need to quickly scroll up and look at something cute after seeing all this mess… Once again, my office is the hardest working room. Can you imagine trying to store t...
by Nesting Place on Sep 4, 2014

The Nesting Place Book Giveaway

A phrase that fits our home and perhaps yours too: “It doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful.” That’s the mantra at The Nesting Place and one that applies to not only our decorative surroundings or our design style...
by DIY Show Off on May 6, 2014

It’s Not Perfect But it’s Beautiful Party Time

home, it’s beautifully imperfect Thank you for stopping by today, I’d love to have you join me in embracing your everyday and celebrating the imperfect in our lives and in our homes. For example, our laundry room.  I bought the shelves {...
by Nesting Place on Feb 20, 2012

The Power of the Imperfect

  This post is part of a little series that you can read in any order, Part 1  and Part 2 We’ll I’ve figured it out. I’ve said it a majillion times.  I truly believe that the imperfections in our home have the ability to help...
by Nesting Place on Feb 17, 2012

Celebrate the Imperfect

idhtbptbb My copper twins are in major need of a fresh coat of paint. I’d like to do glossy white but I keep forgetting to buy the paint so they sit. And the reality is I’d rather make a batch of bread today than paint chairs.   They do...
by Nesting Place on Feb 15, 2012

De-Seriousfy-ing My Home

The older I get, the more I crave a little whimsy in my life.  You know I love a pretty house.  But over time, as I’ve really thought about the purpose of our home :: I want to enjoy it, have it reflect our family’s personality and be a...
by Nesting Place on Feb 2, 2012


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