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5 Christmas Decorating Essentials

Around Thanksgiving is typically the time when most of us start to transition our fall decor with holiday winter decor. I've seen homes in my town completely decorated with outdoor Christmas lights already! You too, right? On the blog today, I'm not focusing on...

Corner Office Makeover Featured in This Old House Magazine

Beauteeful Living was recently featured in This Old House magazine! Remember my corner office makeover that I completed for last fall's edition of the One Room Challenge? One of the writers for this Old House magazine reached out to me to feature my makeover in their...

Fall and Halloween Decor Under $20 Dollars

What makes shutting the door to summer (Hello October) a little less painful is the fact that fall is such a fun season to decorate around! Besides pumpkins and mums, Halloween motifs such as jack-o-lanterns, bats, and spiders really do make this season extra fun to...

Fall Related Posts Over the Years

Hello my sweet friends and readers of Beauteeful Living! Since my last home makeover post, we've somehow morphed from spring right into fall. I hope you've all been well and the past few months have gone smoothly for you all. Between the kids being home for summer...

Resort Chic Craft Room Makeover – The Reveal

It's Reveal Day on Beauteeful Living and I'm so thrilled to share my very first dedicated Craft Room with you all!  In case you missed any of my posts during my guest participation in this latest One Room Challenge series, you can catch up here: Week 1 (Before...

Craft Room Makeover – ORC Week 5

We're just 1 week away from the reveal of my Craft Room Makeover as part of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge (ORC)! This is the week that I'm finally starting to see my vision for a "Resort Chic" craft room come together. Resort Chic Craft Room...

Craft Room Makeover – ORC Week 4

It's Week 4 of my Craft Room Makeover as part of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge (ORC)! This week is all about making big decisions on all the important components in my craft room. Resort Chic Craft Room Makeover - The Full Series Week 1 (Before...

Craft Room Makeover – ORC Week 3

Can't believe we're already midway until the reveal of my Craft Room Makeover as part of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge (ORC)! Yes, this is usually the week when most of the participants start to freak out panic about getting projects completed in...

Craft Room Makeover – ORC Week 2

Welcome back to the latest update of my Craft Room Makeover for the One Room Challenge (ORC) hosted by Linda of Calling It Home! If you missed last week's post, you can visit post here. As a quick recap, I'm carving out a section of our family room (currently a...

Craft Room Makeover – ORC Week 1

It's makeover time on Beauteeful Living now that the spring edition of the One Room Challenge (ORC) has arrived! For those new to this blog, I typically participate in this highly anticipated bi-annual event hosted by Linda of Calling It Home. Twenty design...

Spring Mantel 2019

Spring arrives this Wednesday and with the recent few "above 60 degree" days here, I've already felt the effects of spring fever! Ah...it's one of the best things about living with 4 seasons in the Northeast. After experiencing a bitterly cold winter, any signs of...

Repaint Bookshelf Without Sanding

Back in October, I changed the color of a bookshelf in our living room from dark espresso to linen white. Despite not loving the original color, I wanted to keep the bookshelf because it was still in excellent condition. Oh how I dreaded the idea of repainting this...

3 To Do’s for a Great 2019 Start

It's Beauteeful Living's first post of 2019 and I thought I'd start off by welcoming many of you new subscribers to this Home Decor & Lifestyle blog. I'd like to also thank my lovely readers who've been following along this blog as I chronicle my home improvement...

A Chic Christmas Home Tour

We're in "single digit" days away from Christmas so it's definitely time I shared my Chic Christmas Home Tour. In my previous post, I shared how our console table was decorated for the holidays. Today, I'll be sharing how I decorated our Christmas tree as well as my...

Glam Holiday Styling for Your Console Table

While I started my holiday decorating around Thanksgiving, it wasn't until the other day that I fully finished decorating my home's main focal areas. With several areas to share, I thought I'd do a mini-series on how I decorated each area for the holidays. Today on...

15 Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

Holiday shopping is one of the most time-consuming and hair-scratching parts of the holiday season. Like me, chances are you have kids in your life to shop for during the holidays. I hope today's post provides some ideas for the special kids in your world. Presenting...

Glam Office Makeover – The Big Reveal

. Welcome my friends to the "Reveal" of my Glam Office Makeover, as part of my guest participation in this fall's One Room Challenge (ORC), hosted by Calling It Home.  Although this is the tiniest space I've ever devoted to an ORC makeover, it's up there with my...

Chic Accessories for Corner Office Makeover – ORC Week 5

Wow, we're just 1 week away from the reveal of my corner office makeover as part of the One Room Challenge (ORC), hosted by Calling It Home. If you've missed any of my updates (as a guest participant), you can catch up on the links below: Week 1 (Before...

4 Important Tips for Assembling Furniture – ORC Week 4

It's week 4 of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge (ORC), hosted by Calling It Home and my little "corner office" is starting to take shape. If you've missed any of my updates, you can catch up on the below links: Week 1 (Before Photos)    //   Week 2...

Multi-Purpose Armchairs & Office Update – ORC Week 3

There's finally some tangible progress being made in my corner office project, as part of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge (ORC), hosted by Calling It Home. You can catch up on previous posts here: Week 1 (Before Photos and Plan      //     Week 2...

5 Stylish White Desks for Your Office Nook – ORC Week 2

It's Week 2 of my One Room Challenge (ORC) guest participation and I'm sharing the 5 desk options that made it to my short list! You may recall from last week's post that I'm creating a corner office in our living room as part of this 6 week design challenge, hosted...

Corner Office Makeover – ORC Week 1

I was so close to skipping this fall's edition of the One Room Challenge (ORC) hosted by Calling It Home. I literally decided a day ago as I was taking these "Before" photos. If you've never heard of the ORC, you can read all the details here. In a nutshell, 20...

Elegant and Neutral Tablescape

Last weekend, I kicked off fall by visiting 3 B's Fine Furniture Consignment, a local business started by longtime friends Amy and Linda. If you follow Beauteeful Living's Facebook or Instagram accounts, you may recall my presentation at 3 B's on the topic of "Refresh...

End of Summer Outdoor Relaxation

When we returned home from vacation several weeks ago, I was so happy to see that our outdoor lounge chairs had arrived. Perhaps we could pretend we're back in Turk and Caicos in the comforts of our own backyard! That's quite a bit of a stretch but with just a couple...

Wicker-Look Planters Perfect for Your Home

Durability is always a concern when it comes to outdoor items that are exposed to the everyday elements. That's why over the years, I've pretty much replaced all of our outdoor planters with all-weather (resin) wicker planters. On the blog today, I wanted to share...

5 Easiest Ways to Decorate for Summer

Summer started several weeks ago and I'm already realizing that this summer will fly by even quicker than last year! Not much summer ambiance in your home yet? That's okay because on the blog today, I'm sharing 5 Easiest Ways to Decorate for Summer. It's never too...

Summer Backyard – Outdoor Spaces Blog Hop

Now that we're into June, I'm hoping warm, backyard-hanging weather will linger longer than a day before temperature drops 20 degrees the very next day. Yes, it's been happening! Although the past several weeks have been mostly cool and rainy, we've managed to host a...

Outdoor Entertaining – Creating a Cozy Vibe

With Memorial Day weekend approaching at the end of the week, the beginning of "outdoor hosting" season has begun! On the blog today, I'm sharing some ways you can create a cozy vibe to your outdoor entertaining space. This post is sponsored by Amara where many of...

Spa-Inspired Guest Bathroom Reveal – ORC Week 6

Today's the big reveal of my Spa-Inspired Guest Bathroom Makeover and I'm so excited to share this completed space with you all! Thank you to many of you lovely readers for your sweet and encouraging comments throughout this 6 week process. Some of you who know me,...

The VorMax Toilet Difference – ORC Week 5

We're now just 1 week away from the reveal of my Spa-Inspired Guest Bathroom Makeover for the One Room Challenge, hosted by Calling It Home! There's still lots of details to be done but I'm so relieved with all the progress during Week 5, which I'm sharing today on...

Updates to Refresh Guest Bath – ORC Week 4

In the past week, there's been quite a few important tasks that I've crossed off in my "To-Do" list for our Spa-Inspired Guest Bath Makeover. After all, it's Week 4 of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling It Home and time is almost up for...

Spa Inspired Bathroom Makeover – ORC Week 3

It's Week 3 of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling It Home and we're at the halfway mark of my Spa-Inspired Bathroom Makeover! In case you missed any of my previous posts, you can catch up here:  Week 1 (Bathroom Before Photos)     // ...

Gray and White Bathroom Color Scheme – ORC Week 2

It's Week 2 of my guest participation in the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling It Home and I'm back with another update on our Spa-Inspired Bathroom Makeover. If you missed last week’s post (week 1), please catch up here. I thought I'd start today's post with a...

Spa Inspired Bathroom Makeover – ORC Week 1

It's finally starting to feel like spring now that the One Room Challenge (ORC) is back again! Yes, I'm again participating in the spring edition of the ORC, hosted by the lovely Linda from Calling It Home. You may recall that 20 official design bloggers take this...

Spring Mantel 2018

Can you believe tomorrow's officially the start of spring? Although we're not in the temps that would be ideal for spring (currently high temps in the 40's), I've decorated our mantel (aka sideboard) with spring in mind! Since last year, I've been participating in the...

Silver and Gold Themed Birthday Party

Before this past weekend, I've never hosted a birthday sleepover party at our house. Our oldest has been asking for sleepovers with her friends since she was around 7 but I've wanted to put that off as long as I could. Last year, I promised her that I'd throw her a...

Bedroom Hallway – Before

Remember my recent post about repainting our living area a different color? Well, before I can get to the main living space in our home, I have to address the hallway situation by our bedroom upstairs. Unless you've been inside my house, chances are you've never seen...

Top 5 Kitchen Products Worth Buying

Starting this month, I plan to share some of my favorite products on Beauteeful Living, on a monthly basis! In the past, I've expressed how picky of a shopper I can be. Through the years, I've become even pickier. The good news is that you can trust that I've put a...

Simplify – My Word of the Year

In thinking of a word that I hope 2018 will signify for me, the word "simplify" seems most fitting. Simplifying has been something I've been working towards for years. Since my last post, the calendar has turned pages on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's....

Hipster Chic Girl’s Room Reveal – ORC Week 7

It's Reveal Day for this fall's One Room Challenge hosted by Calling It Home and I'm nothing short of estatic for completing another space in our home! This is the 3rd bedroom I've revamped in the 4 times that I've been a guest participant of this challenge. If you're...

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Hi, I’m Tee (Theresa) and this is where I share my passion for home decor, decorating, and all things creative! I hope you join me in celebrating the simple joys in life! Read More......

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