Easy No-Sew Embroidery & Monograms

Because I am not talented in the domestic arts, but I love looking like I am, this project caught my eye. No-sew embroidery from Martha! It just requires cording and glue -- I like it! No needles or fancy stitches that might cause injury. Martha … ** Read more **

Front Porches: A Fall Drive By


It was a gorgeous day in Portland and I ventured out for my Fall Drive By! Is there anything more lovely that a fall day? Now, tell me. Does that door (above) look like a chalkboard door to you? I think I see words around the top of the round window! … ** Read more **

I Love Fall Inspiration

fall entry

All photos: Country Living except last one, BH&G … ** Read more **

DIY: Dining Room Storage

You know how much I enjoy a creative concealment! This elegant cover-up from Southern Living cleverly hides whatever stuff you want to stash! Perfect for rooms where you need some extra storage, but don't have the "right" piece of furniture. Creative … ** Read more **

No Place Like Home

photo credit: Flickr Annia316 Last week, my husband and I were preparing to fly to Ohio to attend a conference. At 5:30AM on that dark Wednesday morning as I was putting my suitcase by the door, I got a glimpse of something small and furry running … ** Read more **

Inspiring Idea: A Brand New Finish

When we moved into our "as is" 1930s house, we had a couple of dozen large old fashioned heat registers on the walls that were showing their age from layers of multi-colored flaky paint. Paint wasn't going to be enough to restore them to their former … ** Read more **