30-Day DeClutter Challenge

30-Day Declutter Challenge- - Sondra Lyn at Home

What kind of society have we become? Allow me to depart from my usual home decor/ diy/ recipes content for the day. I just have some things on my mind… Some of you may know that I lead a ladies’ small group Bible study at our church. We have been in the book of James, […]

Share it Sunday {43}

wizard-of-oz circle

Happy 1st College Football Game Weekend! Yes, the first football games of the 2014 season started this week! I truly do love college football, one team in particular who shall remain nameless (go Tigers!)!! What’s really fun about this fact is that FALL is right around the corner. Summer’s great and all, but FALL, well, […]

How to Preserve Those Pumpkins!

How to Preserve Pumpkins for Decor - Sondra Lyn at Home

In spite of the temperatures, Fall really is right around the corner! The weatherman promised!! When the time comes for decorating with gourds I want you to be ready, so I’m sharing this wonderful way to preserve those pumpkins! This simple hint also adds some shine to pumpkins. Here’s the HINT: To give your real […]

Behind the Scenes|Sondra Lyn at Home- the Blogland Tour

Behind the scenes with Sondra Lyn at Home

Welcome to behind the scenes with Sondra Lyn at Home! …Or, as it turns out, an episode of True Confessions!! Blogland can be a little like OZ, in that you see only what the kook behind the curtain lets you see. Today I’m going to invite you to go BEHIND the curtain with me! But […]

Share it Sunday {42}

Share it Sunday Logo- revised

 Hello Lovelies and Happy Weekend!   This week I shared with you a glamour bath that I designed for a client of mine. It sparked some controversy over on Hometalk for some strange reason, and that prompted me to do a post on the surge in popularity of the industrial interior design style. Then I […]

Tomato-Mango Salsa

Tomato-Mango Salsa- Sondra Lyn at Home

You may remember that awhile back I mentioned that I belong to a local produce co-op. Well, not long ago we got a particular basket (it varies each week) with a wonderfully Latin assortment of veggies! There were Roma tomatoes, cilantro, onion, and mangoes along with the usual bananas, pineapple and other veggies. So it […]

Why the Popularity of Industrial and Vintage Styles?


As a member of the design profession, I have long held a theory about decorating trends; regarding where they’ve been, where they’re going and, perhaps most importantly, WHY they exist! One of the most interesting courses I ever took in school was called ‘The History of Period Styles’. In that class, we examined furniture, in […]

Elegant Glamour Bath

Elegant Glamour Bath -- Sondra Lyn at Home

Hello, hello! How are you today?? This comes to you hoping you’re ‘bright-eyed and bushy-tailed’, as they say here… and ready for a brand new day! Today, I’m sharing an elegant glamour bath that I designed for a client. It was such fun to see this space evolve. We turned her dated hall bathroom into […]

Share it Sunday {41}

Share it Sunday Logo- revised

Hello out there! Its that time again… time for Share it Sunday!! And we’re live! Thanks so much to everyone that partied with us last week. It was a lot of fun. And we have some winners that were voted as favorites by you guys. I took a little time off this week. I’d love […]

Just What is Gluten, Anyway?

How to spot Gluten- Sondra Lyn at Home

We see the word everywhere today. Make your regular trip to the grocery store and it’s likely one of the packages you pick up will say ‘Gluten Free’. If not, you can probably look at the ingredients listed on the package, and you will see either wheat or gluten. Fortunately, the FDA now requires manufacturers […]

Summer Salad Series | Making Lemonade Blog


Hi Friends! Today I am coming to you via Making Lemonade! Carrie is presenting her summer-long series of salad recipes and I am honored to be included! You can find my Fresh Fruit Salad with Blackberry Yogurt Glaze there beginning today. It’s simple, but oh, SO YUMMY!! Don’t get stuck in salad boredom… be sure […]

Share it Sunday {40}

Share it Sunday Logo- revised

Hey Everyone! Welcome to the 40th Share it Sunday! This is a milestone for us, and to observe it we have added a new twist! Last week we let you, our readers, vote for your favorite links! And you’ll get to vote for your favorites again this week!! But first, let me recap the past […]

Back-to-School $600 Giveaway

Back to School Giveaway Graphic 08-06-14

Morning, all! Has school started where you are? It started here this week. It’s been such fun watching social media for all the pics of kids on their first days of school! Here’s a photo of our precious little one on his first day of Mom’s Day Out! Would you just look at him in […]

July in Review

July in Review 2014- Sondra Lyn at Home

Howdy, friends! Is it really August? Time for Back-to-school and football? Incredible! This has been a great summer for us, and I hope you’ve enjoyed yours as well. It still feels like summer, though, and according to the calendar we’ve got more than a month of summer weather left! Here’s a re-cap of July at […]

A Little Adventurer Birthday

First Birthday Cake -- Sondra Lyn at Home

Once upon a time there was a little boy. His birthday was coming and he was going to be ONE.   His mom is a world traveler with many stamps in her passport…   …and his dad is a close second.   So it follows that the boy would be quite a little adventurer.   […]

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