Ode to Coffee Palette

From rich dark brown, to creamy hazelnut, this coffee palette will wake you up! ThePaletteMuse.com

How do I love thee, Coffee? Let me count the ways. I covet thy bracing strength, I crave thy comforting warmth, I thrive on thine aroma of hope and possibilities… My apologies to Mrs. Barrett Browning. I do so love a good cup of coffee, or three or four. I love it so much, I… Read More »

21 Clever Pantry Storage Solutions

Pantry Solutions and Organizing tips from thepalettemuse.com and Hometalk

Every year in May, as the school year winds down and summer approaches, I start planning my summer projects. I think to myself, “It’ll just be me and the kids, with all this free time. Now I can finally get some things done around the house.” I start making lists that look something like this:… Read More »

Pretty Pintastic Party #58

 Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party where all posts are pinned; features pinned by all! Important:  Once again this week, we had to have to pass over a few posts that we thought would make great features…. but when we checked to see if the bloggers had pinned the features, they hadn’t, so we had… Read More »

6 Steps to Turn your Bedroom into a Retreat


You know that feeling you get when you go on vacation, check into your hotel, and immediately feel a sense of luxury as you sink into the hotel bed? You start cancelling plans because you just want to lay on that bed and revel in the knowledge that you don’t have to do a thing.… Read More »

Pretty Pintastic Party #57

I’m so thrilled to be co-hosting the Pretty Pintastic Party this week and next! This is a great way to find wonderful projects, recipes, and inspiration from hundreds of amazing bloggers, all in one place.  Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party where all posts are pinned; features pinned by all! Important:  Once again this week,… Read More »

Whipped Cream in a Jar


Did you know you can make whipped cream in a jar? Maybe everyone knows this except for me, but I was blown away by this idea when visiting my parents’ house last weekend. My mom handed my daughter a jar of what looked like mayonnaise and asked her to shake it. I asked if she… Read More »

5 Instagram Hashtags You Need to Know

Trying to find your way around all the hashtags on Instagram? Here's what you need to know. ThePaletteMuse.com

Social media baffles me in so many ways. It can either be a huge time sink, or it can be a lifeline. Sometimes it’s both at the same time. If it weren’t for this blog, and my silly desire for people to read it, I would probably know nothing about social media at all. As… Read More »

Fresh Pastel Palette

This palette's greens and pinks offer a fresh new twist on pastels. ThePaletteMuse.com

Remember the pastels of the 80’s? Mint green, Miami Peach, and who could forget Dusty Rose? Believe me, I’ve tried. You may have noticed that in clothing, some of the 80’s styles are making a dubious comeback. I just saw stirrup pants the other day on a girl who was too young to know that… Read More »

When Engineering Meets Art in the Home, Part 1

Engineering Meets Art: What Perfect Feels Like #LennoxArtProject

I love a good art project! So when Lennox asked me to showcase their new “What Perfect Feels Like” campaign, I was intrigued. When I saw the art, I was hooked. (This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own.) You know that there are parts of your home that just don’t get… Read More »

DIY Door Hanger: Hello Gorgeous!

DIY door hanger: Hello Gorgeous! ThePaletteMuse.com

I love having visitors. To me, they’re like the rare handwritten letter in the middle of a mailbox full of bills and advertisements. Having a visitor at my door (not counting the ones trying to sell me something) is a refreshing break in a day that’s often filled with chores and sometimes even loneliness. And… Read More »