You are never gonna survive, unless…

THE POWDER ROOM THE PREP WORK THE PEOPLE You are never gonna survive {in a house of half-swine walls} unless you get a little CRAZY... And fortunately for me, these crazy ladies and more are coming to my rescue today for a paint party. … ** Read more **

Debunking Design Myths: Yes You Can.

House Beautiful You can paint wood. Even antiques. If the wood is beautiful and you adore it in the room, fine. But if you don't love it, paint it. Life is too short to worry about stuff like that. Yes, you CAN paint any wood. If you want to, … ** Read more **

Inspiring Finds: A Cabinet & Laundry Room & Mother’s Day

I found some very inspiring things in blogland this week! You know, I do love a good before & after! And in spite of the reality of how busy life is for so many of us, it is fun to see the inspiring projects people come up with and share with … ** Read more **

Little Snapshots of Progress

Snapshots from this week... My beautiful Gussy bags are happily off the floor of the closet and now proudly displayed on my beloved Vintage Key Plates (which are available in my shop). I started herbs from seeds with my son a couple of weeks … ** Read more **

The Warmth & Charm of Wallpaper

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I know some of you are still very very scared of wallpaper. Especially those of you who remember your mom's yellow and orange wallpapered kitchen or your grandma's flowered wallpapered living room. Wallpaper definitely went through an awkwardly ugly … ** Read more **

Monday Inspiration & Chat

Happy Monday everyone! (is that one of those oxymorons?) My weekends are so busy that by Monday I am really ready for a day off! But no such luck for me this week. So today I'd love to pretend I could just pull up a couple of chairs, grab … ** Read more **

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