I know I am a little bit behind the trend, but have you heard of bullet journaling? I’m a note taker and list maker but my notes can get lost and riffling through 30 small post-it notes is not the best way to organize! It wasn’t until I found the wonderful world of bullet journaling that more »
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I am not naturally organized by nature. Lots of creative people struggle with this problem. But I function so much better in neat, organized spaces. So keeping my home neat and organized is a matter of pride and self-discipline! There is actually one thing everyone can do that will make a huge difference in more »
You never know what’s lurking behind these white kitchen doors! They look innocent enough from the outside… but yikes when they are open there is a monster of a mess inside! It’s been way, way too long since I last cleaned out and organized the cupboards in my kitchen that hold my dishes and other more »
This new year my favorite word is ORGANIZE! Especially my closets! I have a love/hate relationship with closets! When they are well organized and neat and I can find what I need… they are wonderful! But when they are a messy dumping ground for all things that will never be found again… they are a more »
Do you have an easy bill paying system… or does your mail lay in piles around the house? Are your bills sandwiched between Southern Living magazine and the Ballard Design catalog and lots of messy papers? I HATE PAYING BILLS! I don’t have a mind for numbers and I think accounting is my own personal more »
I love to organize! But that does not mean that I am a super organized person!!! Not at all! I would say I am average, at best! My spice pantry is a great example of a very disorganized and costly mess! It had not been cleaned and cleared out in a couple of years. So more »
Oh, boy! Can my kitchen drawers get out of hand!!! YIKES! I wonder what is at the bottom of that drawer? Just take a look at this mess! But with just a little time and a plan my drawer went from the mess above to an organized and neat drawer where I more »
Are you ready for 10 things to do for fall now? Are you reading this at the pool, or beach or on vacation? I know you might think it is too early to decorate for fall. But not really! At least, it is not too early to begin thinking about fall decor! And I have more »
Yes, I know it’s August! But while you are enjoying the last month of summer why not think ahead to beautiful, cool fall! Let’s create a coffee bar for family and guest that is so easy to assemble and lets your company serve themselves! Ready to think about fall?
Today I thought I would off-road a bit from the usual content of my blog and give you a peek behind the magic curtain to see how I work and share with you a bit about the workings of StoneGable!
It’s hydrangea time! We all love these moppy headed beauties! And they make the most beautiful and memorable indoor flower arrangements. But these showy flowers can droop and wilt when cut. No problem! With just a few savvy tips you can cut and arrange them and they will stay fresh a long time!
Summer’s here. And it’s a time we bring out the red, white and blue to celebrate! Today I’m sharing a patriotic vignette for the patriots who don’t necessarily have or love lots of flag and 4th of July decor!
Did you know you can make adorable and easy outdoor pillows from a vinyl tablecloth? Yes, you can! I made four pretty pillows for my summer porch out of one inexpensive tablecloth! I’ll show you how…
Blue and white is the most beloved color combination. In fashion, in business and branding, and certainly in interior design and decorating! It’s not an accident that this iconic color combination is so loved. It’s science. And art!. Let’s look at the beauty of blue and white!
Listen up, sweet friends! Today I’m sharing the best decorating secret you will ever get! This one thing has helped me time and time again to create beautiful rooms in my home I love and are truly my style! Do you want to know my secret?
Do you know how to fake clean your home? Fake cleaning is not deep cleaning or spring cleaning or weekly cleaning. It’s just what it says. It’s a “fake” way to have a clean looking home! This is a great, easy cleaning system to have in your cleaning arsenal!
Timeless decor is a goal for most home decorators. It works and is in style and feels fresh and updated for al long time. And the best part is that it is achievable! Here are 10 tips for timeless decor.
If you are like me you are always looking for ways to update the look of a room in your home. Do you have a room that looks a little dated or tired? Or one that just may need a change? You can freshen it up without doing a total makeover
Welcome to The Scoop! Here at StoneGable it is snowy and cold and the landscape is so beautiful. A perfect time for lots of indoor decorating and freshening up! In the next couple week’s you will get a peek at my living room and family room spiffed up a bit and some pretty winter decorating. more »
Today on Home Style Saturday we are talking about how to love the home you have even if it is not perfect! And how not to get crazy about wanting a perfect home! There more from my HSS friends too!
Hi sweet friends! I hope 2019 is starting off to be your best year yet! Here at StoneGable, we have a year of great and new things to look forward to. Lots of new ideas and ways to inspire and help YOU! So let’s start right now! I’m thrilled to offer to all more »
As a thank you to the StoneGable family of readers who get my daily newsletter in their inboxes I put together an exclusive 2019 calendar/organizer bundle. It is a known fact among the community of bloggers that StoneGable has the best and most loyal readership! Thank you from the bottom of my heart! You are more »
Is there a space in your home that is small and you would love it to be bigger? Well, you may not be able to knock down a wall but you can make your small space live larger! Yes, you can! Today I’m sharing valuable tips to make a small space live large…
I was with a group of friends this week and the topic of decorating came up. My ears perked up and I purposefully closed my mouth. I wanted to hear what my friends were saying about their homes and decorating. I wasn’t surprised to hear my friends lament about wishing they had changed this or more »
Okay, I just need to say… I mostly hate cleaning. But I really hate a dirty house even more….and I love love love the idea of a clean and tidy home!!! I have been cleaning my home in 30 minutes a day for decades!!! It’s easier than you think to have a clean home if more »
I have a small laundry room and if I am not very very careful it can get quite cluttered and disorganized. Does your’s get easily cluttered too? I tend to stash things in there that don’t have a home or I stash things I just need to “hide” temporarily. It’s easy to shut a door more »
It’s hard to be organized when putting away all the stuff and fluff and glitter and shiny things when Christmas is over. I’ve tried for years and years to find an easy system to sweep my house clean of every last trace of tinsel and have it all ready and waiting for next year. Yes, more »
NOW is the time to start getting ready for next Christmas! I know the BIG DAY has not arrived this year but there are lots of planning we can do and things we can make and pick up to have merry and not harried Christmas! I’m making a list and checking it twice and more »
I had a conversation with a dear friend today that made me really think about how I enjoy the week leading up to Christmas. She was stressed. Her stress even had stress! So I thought I’d take the time do a little PRACTICALLY SPEAKING about this ultra busy time of year! Today is, of course, more »
I’m a Christmas bow maker! Decades ago I learned how to make bows from the gift wrapping department of a famous Philadelphia department store. And that started a lifetime of wrapping pretty gifts and adorning them with the prettiest bows. I’ve compiled the best tips and tricks and simple bow skills that will have you more »