Shut The Front Door!

Front Door Of Modern House

It’s door week at, and I’m so happy to be a part of it! What’s door week, you ask? Well, the folks at Remodelaholic are dedicating a whole week to anything related to doors. Front doors, garage doors, cabinet doors, barn doors, you name it – they’ve got it. Remember my cabinet painting tutorial,… Read More »

Spring Green Smoothie


I don’t love vegetables. I mean, in a perfect world I know I should, but in reality they end up way down the list of priorities. Unless you count cocoa beans. Those are a vegetable, right? And coffee beans? My hubby, on the other hand, is a health nut. He loves all things protein- and… Read More »

Olive Palette

Olive palette with greens and reds from The Palette Muse

This Olive Color Palette combines muted greens and red tones for contrast and interest, without overwhelming the senses. When I first saw this picture, I thought these were tiny apples, but upon closer inspection I realized they are olives. I hate the taste of olives (I can spot one a mile away and half buried… Read More »

The World’s Worst Superhero

Superhero Square

This morning, as I was driving back to the house from the grocery store, to retrieve the list that I only realized I had forgotten as I was walking into said grocery store, after finding the only parking spot in the parking lot, I was reminded of something a new friend said to me recently.… Read More »

Simple No-Sew Bunk Bed Tent

The secret to creating a bunk bed tent

Try this easy no-sew bunk bed tent trick next time your little one wants to use all your sheets and blankets to build a fort out of their bed. One of my daughters is a burrower. Do you know a kid like this? She likes to pile up all her stuffed animals on her bed… Read More »

Dreamy Bedroom Design

Here’s a quick sneak peek into a new design project I’m working on. This is a Master Bathroom/Master Bedroom remodel, and we’re going for a luxurious spa-like feel. I’d love to hear what you think!     Soothing Neutral Bedroom by thepalettemuse featuring nesting tables To me, this dreamy bedroom feels like it has its… Read More »

Sunny Kitchen Makeover

Removing a wall and rearranging the kitchen really lets the light flow through.

I recently finished a really neat remodeling project with a client that I want to share with you because she made some great choices that might someday help you if you’re considering a kitchen/living area remodel. My client was on a budget (as most of us are!) and was trying to get more usable space… Read More »

Greek Isle Palette

Bright blue and red is tempered with gray and a little sky blue.

As the sleet falls outside my window, and the floor heater warms my toes under my desk, I find myself dreaming of faraway sunny places. Santorini, anyone? Time for a little getaway, even if it’s only virtual…   When I was in college, I spent a semester in Italy. In the last few days before… Read More »

Thank You Giveaway

Enter to win a free hand printed tea towel!

Last week, I reached a blogging milestone – 1,000 Pinterest followers! I know that may not seem like a lot to some people, but it means a lot to me, just as each and every one of you mean so much to me. And to say “Thank you!” to my readers, I thought it would… Read More »

Dreaming of Vintage Campers

Vintage Campers and Glampers by The Palette Muse

I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! With the positively springlike weather we’ve been having (sorry to my friends in NY and Boston!) the whole family’s been outside in the backyard, cleaning and weeding. The kids aren’t actually helping; they’re more interested in snipping leaves off plants and trying to make potions out of them. This… Read More »