That may be a little dramatic but it’s true. The hall closet just becomes the catch all for everything else that doesn't have a home. You can’t see all the nooks and crannies and things get lost. Kitchen things and food go in the kitchen, clothes go in the bedroom but the hall…who knows what lurks there. ...more
My husband says that sometimes I bite off more than I can chew. This was certainly true two years ago when, ignoring all advice to start small and easy, I decided to start my first vegetable garden entirely from seed....more
With some pieces of old furniture, I choose the style and color of the makeover according to my needs. But some pieces tell me what they need to be. This little table needed to be the center of attention in a lovely lavender French boudoir.
Custom built-ins can really make a space shine. They can be a great architectural detail to a room, and the perfect solution for extra storage as well as displaying all those accessories.We typically see bult-ins in family rooms or living room, but those aren't the only places you can have custom built-ins. Today, we are adding them to dining rooms, bedrooms, hallways, etc....more
Here in New England, we are expecting a big ol' snowstorm for the this long President's Day weekend. Snow is supposed to roll in late this afternoon, and dump 6-10 inches on our area. Since I'm going to be snowed in with my family, I plan to spend some time working on my ongoing Basement Organization Project. As of this writing, I currently have about 2/3 of the basement looking about as clean and organized as it's going to get. Our basement is not at all a "pretty" basement. Our house was built in 1895, with a stone foundation, and a dirt-floor basement....more