Home is A (Well Decorated) Feeling….

Rustic Vintage Masculine Living Room After

I received an email with the subject line  “Need help”. The email read “I recently bought my home (2011) and did an extensive kitchen, living room, bathroom renovation. I am now looking for design help for furniture selection, theme and overall look and feel.” What my client meant by “Need help” was simply hiring someone to create that overall … [Read more...]

Oh Just Spray Paint It…..

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  [facebooksimplelike] If you’re immersed in the world of design/decorating blogs, an avid DIY-er, an obsessive Pinner, (or all of the above) it's easy to forget that not everyone is. Quite often during Consultations, I will recommend a re-purposing of certain pieces - new area, new use, some altering, and of course, painting or spray … [Read more...]

Goodbye Christmas…..

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F**king glitter & pine needles EV-ERY-WHERE. We un-decorated yesterday.  Not that we had a choice really, because the entire mantle display decided it could offer nothing further and slid to the floor in despair.  THAT was fun.  And then the vacuum died. Of course.  Though if I was the vacuum I would’ve taken a look at all that and committed … [Read more...]

Sometimes Life is Random. Like this Post.

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  The other night I was wondering aloud to the Mister about the “There’ll be scary ghost stories” line in the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” Christmas carol.  I think this wondering angered some kind of poltergeist in our house, because last night a large framed picture jumped off the wall right onto my head. Totally random.  The Mister … [Read more...]

Living Room Wainscot

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[facebooksimplelike] My Living Room was falling flat....I liked our furniture, it was a tv-less room so very peaceful and cozy for reading & relaxing....and it felt - blah. I was thinking wainscot - but wanted...different.  Then I found this: source Lovely, isn't it? Though I tried (in vain) to convince my Mister that we could jigsaw … [Read more...]