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Jewelry Organization

I am all about jewelry, and I am all about organization. I’m currently in the process of combining the two. A jewelry armoire would be fabulous, but I’m not willing to dish out the necessary cash to purchase one. {some day} There are some great ideas out there, many of which have inspired me to come up with my own design concept. It will be a work in progress. Here are some of my inspiration.

jewelry organizer by BoleynsBasement




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Okay, I have spent enough time searching for inspiration. I need to figure the rest out on my own. Then, to Home Depot.

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Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day.

Scarf | Earrings | Ring | Robe | Necklace | Bracelet | Mug

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, May 12th. I figured I’d offer my help for those of you that just don’t know what to get the special mother, wife, grandmother, daughter, sister…etc.. These gift item were all found via Etsy. {Which means, they are all handmade.} Flowers & chocolates are always the easy way out. Why not attempt to get her something that will last much longer and be useful. What are you planning on getting your mother this year?? Maybe try one of my gift ideas!

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our dream home: wallpaper {jk}

There are some fancy-shmancy wallpaper patterns out there that I absolutely love. However, I would never wish upon my worst enemy the time consuming challenge of removing {or hanging, for that matter} wallpaper of any sorts. I am a firm believer in finding a way. Thankfully there are many creative ways to add pattern, texture, & design without fooling around with the wallpaper challenge. One day, when we are designing our dream home, I can check back on here for some inspiration. Here are some of my favorites that will inspire the incorporation of {faux} wallpaper in any space. Enjoy!

Have you completed any {faux} wallpaper projects?? I think as long as I have some sort of stencil, I’m good to go! signature

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all the trimmings


I love this new series I’ve started, “our dream home.” While I’m living my island life, I’m dreaming about my future home. This series allows me to document ideas & designs that will one day be incorporated into our dream home. Today’s post is all about the details. Character. And lots of it. Incorporating trim work, molding, & tons of woodwork is where it’s at for me. Every room. I love every one of these inspirational photos!

molding + gallery wall

crown molding

Check out the detail in the molding. OMG.

crown molding inside tray ceiling

This picture is all me. I am a huge fan of tray ceilings, significantly high baseboard, & a rounded archway. AH!

Molding Wall Tutorial

I wish that I could have found an after picture of this room. Although this wall alone captures me.

BM Chelsea Gray.  This color keeps popping up a lot for entry ways. Loving the molding

Simple & elegant. I’ll take it!

Love the blue polkadots, molding and the banners

I just became an 8 year old girl again. I love this room…but more importantly I’m dying over the vertical trimmings.


Again, the molding detail. Wow.

floor to ceiling board & batten molding + mantle + marble surround + texture- the strange Native American.

Do vertical and horizontal planks, separated by molding.  Even easier, buy the 8'x4' sheets. for sunroom - ceiling

Mixing both horizontal & vertical details is very risky. This works. !!


I don’t know if I’ll be gutsy enough to do a difficult pattern, but this is cool.

Love the contrasts here: mid-century chair, minimalist fireplace, classic wall molding. Goregous.

This is dreamy. One of my favorites.

Are you drooling yet? I am. Not many people dream about molding & woodwork. I do.


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DIY Artwork

I am a huge fan of artwork. I am an even bigger fan of DIY. This post if all about merging the 2. Here goes:

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Check it out, another chevron piece of art. I’m a sucker for glitz & glitter…

You could make this pretty with any shape/colors of your choice. LOVE!

Ombre is such a neat “fad”…How easy would this piece be to DIY. Canvas, brush, and probably                                                                 3 shades or your desired colors. Bam!

Go fall in love with a a fabric & toss it in a frame for a classy piece of art!

We just used fabric…now we’re switching to scrapbook paper…CHEAP and fun!

I don’t have a website to link this last one to, but it’s the most unique. I think this is so genius!                                                 Thumbtacks… Options are unlimited!

Hopefully these have inspired you to start your own DIY wall art. I’ve been inspired, for sure.

We’re still getting “settled”…and I’m still enjoying too much Netflix. signature