Need some decorating help

I have this plain Jane guest bathroom. It’s all white with putrid beige walls. Basically it’s a perfect blank canvas. I usually have an instant vision for bathrooms, but I just can’t come up with anything. So I need some ideas. If you’ve seen something cute online, send me a… Read More

Ok, OK, here is the family room

I realized after I finished my exercises in the Slipcover book (see this post earlier today) that the things I like best are lots and lots of pattern all mixed together, as well as bright pastel colors.  If something is plain and simple I usually don’t like it. After I… Read More

China girl

My birthday is coming up notverysoon, but just to make sure I get something I truly love, I ordered some new dishes. Just so you know, I’m not one of those people who has several sets. (Like a girl I know who has twelve sets and swaps them out every… Read More

Take THAT, Maytag man!

I did a massive deep-cleaning of the refrigerator last night. Every surface was scrubbed with hot water and copious amounts of elbow grease. Consequently the temperature alarm started to beep, letting me know that I was letting out quite a bit of cold. Unfortunately the beeping never stopped. Not after… Read More

Butter with a touch of daffodil

Yesterday I finished painting India’s bedroom. It’s cute, but still too messy to take an “after” picture. The bathroom next to India’s room is the main floor bath, and I couldn’t help but notice how boring and ugly it is. The color on the walls is the same beige that… Read More

Not getting all Martha on you

Because I was on a high from the jam-making I decided to be super domestic and make a tablecloth for my kitchen table.  It’s one of those square tables that I’m seeing more and more, but nobody makes tablecloths that size (60″ sq).   So I bought some darling polka-dotted… Read More