Hair today, gone tomorrow (Plus a Brush!)

If you are an avid Surrounded by Pretty reader (which I know you are), you were aware of my hair plight and how I wanted to chop chop chop ‘er off. Well I didn’t….I kinda did…. My original inspiration was this do right here: But when I sat down in the chair (just like I warned […]

On a DIY Roll: Pop of Color

I am taking DIYs by storm. All this talk about not being a DIYer is proving me to be a liar. This one also involves spray paint, it’s kind of my thing. I went into blogging dreaming of J.Crew and Elle Decor to be knock on my door, but in all actuality if anyone was […]

DIYessiree Bobbo: Successful Stripes

Hub and I aren’t what you’d call “DIYers”. We are really good at buying stuff “as is”. In fact I still can’t believe I pulled this off. But we went for it on Saturday. You may or may not have noticed I am OBSESSED with black and white stripes. They’re pretty much anywhere I can […]

A DIY SUCCESS Story!

Spoiler: I went for it, and it paid off. So I bought this $20 table from Ikea And it sat in my entry And while it added to the entry it still didn’t feel complete. I thought it needed some styling (which it does) but it hit me when I posted about my favorite furniture, […]

Finding inspiration…. in storage….

So I wake up casually on Sunday morning, I think everything is fine. It’s the first day we don’t have “plans” (we are not “plan” people but I feel like we’re always doing something). We take the hounds for a morning stroll and hub asked, “is there anything you want to do today?” And a […]

First Impressions

So along with the bed thing, I wanted needed a house with an entry/foyer/lobby. I’ve always loved a furnished entry, there’s just something about walking into a well thought out entrance that makes me feel all cozy inside. Kinda like these: Other than the “to die for” wallpaper or crazy green carpet, these looks aren’t […]

Mastah Needs a Makeovah

It’s been two years, only TWO YEARS since we’ve been frolicking in our home. After we moved in I pretty much finished decorating and pulling it together only a few months. I didn’t “savor” the design process, I kinda wish I did. That being said, I still love every room in our home, except one […]