Monthly Archives: October 2009

3 sets of things to love…..

1. A crazy good Interior Design Firm.2. House tours that make you happy. Really happy.3. Great Furniture made from recycled items.via Nest Interior Design (facebook), Apartment Therapy and Recreate via Lovely Clusters. Kitchen Dining Tables and Black Pub Sets.

What is going on at the Grove household….

Here are more images of my old office. It is now a cozy sitting area. I LOVE being in this room.It took 3 coats of crisp white paint to cover the old dark grayish brownish color. (My lovely husband is the paint champion!) He also created that quirky black piece of art with tape and […]

Southern Living….

Here is some fabulous images found on Southern Living’s website.Southern Living Magazine has gotten a face lift. I was able to preview the new look and it looks great! I wanted to try about every recipe that I saw. Its wonderful to see a mature magazine like Southern Living get a fresh new look.

Les Bois Tuesday: Fancy Pants

This next shop is every fashionista’s dream. Neighboring Cassis, Fancy Pants (cute name huh?) is full of great fashion for both men and women. Fancy Pants opened November of 2006. Owners Jaime Petrilli and Courtney Allen are both skilled at what they do and are perfect partners because they are both so passionate about fashion. […]


Thanks so much to Irene from Bloesem Kids for including me in her Mom Stories. You can check it out here.I LOVE getting letters and packages in the mail. It is one of those things that is so personable. How easy is it to email someone but to send a package takes a bit of […]


Its Monday and I love this room…..via Black Eiffel

3 things to love….

1. Natural elements made bold and chic.2. Lots of time spent at home with kids makes you do funny things.3. Feathers.via mydeco and {this is glamorous). I wanted to say a big congrats to my gorgeous cousin Rachelle. Her blog, Kenziepoo, is on page 242 of the Novemeber issue of InStyle under Top Kids Sites. […]

Farm House Sale….

If you live in the Boise valley, you must take a visit to a lovely Farm House Sale Friday (tomorrow) and or Saturday from 9am to 7pm. Jodi Huff and her team have a lovely set up with some fabulous Antique and Vintage items. Seriously, I was overwhelmed with the amount of goodies that I […]

What is going on at the Grove household….

My hubby and I recently redid our office. I was so done with the dark walls so hubby painted everything a crisp white and after 3 coats it looks great. Below is the settee I found for $45. Its my favorite piece right now. More pictures to come of the transformation. Have I mentioned yet […]

Pop Up Co Op…..

Via one of my favorite blogs, Inside Out, I learned today that 3 great designers are teaming up for a month long event called Pop Up Co Op. If I didn’t live sooooo far away from Australia I would be there in a heartbeat. Find out more info here and here.

Sara Norris Photography….

I love affordable and beautiful photography. Sara Norris captures the moment of each image, bringing it to life. Here are a few of my faves.Check out her Etsy and blog.

Les Bois Tuesday: Cassis…..

This next stop on the Les Bois Tuesday train is the cute kids shop, Cassis. Located downtown Boise on Idaho St., Cassis began as a high decor shop and overtime developed into a child’s boutique carrying brands like Room Seven, Baby LuLu and Positively Organic. Shop owner Molly Henggeler is a mom of 2 so […]

New week….

Hey peeps! I’m back and excited for a new week. Thanks sooooo much to Viv, Ellie and Jeanette for guest blogging last week! I am huge fans of all 3 of there blogs so it was a treat to have them on SG. Here is some inspiration I found this last week around the web. […]

Guest Blogger: Fryd + Design

Hello, this is Jeanette from the blog Fryd + Design making a visit while Kirsten is away. Kirsten asked me if I could make a post on my favorite fall decor, and of course. I´m so happy she asked! For me the autumn is all about the light and colors, we have the most wonderful […]

Guest Blogger: Mint

Hi, I’m Ellie! I write a design blog called Mint, and also run a stationery shop called Hello Tenfold specializing in wedding stationery. Kirsten asked me here today to guest post, and I am excited to share 7 of my favorite fall decor items. The first thing I have to have when the weather turns […]