Glimpse of Home

Here’s a little glimpse of our home from the past week. My husband didn’t even comment on the fact that he had to climb over a chair to get to the sofa, apparently that is to be expected.  He simply told me that he liked the color on the walls and said we should use […]

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How to Make Slipcovers

hate me, why didn’t I straighten out the slipcover first? I made this beautiful white slipcover last weekend.  And by “I” I mean, my friend in real life, Kristi, the slipcover whisperer from Pink and Polka Dot. She is a self taught slip cover queen. And also, the title of this post is a lie.  […]

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Painting a Rental

virtual redesign from The Lettered Cottage {A glimpse of what could be :: the ultimate motivation} Remember how last week I was all “Help me with my wall?”.   The real issue is that my furniture just isn’t quite the right fit for this house.  I’m not moving, and I’m not buying new furniture.  However, I’m […]

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Bird Watching :: Non Housey Peeps

I’m busy working with a few tools: So while I’m wrapped up in something super housey, I thought it would be fun to quickly highlight some other great things going on the the internets: Money Saving Mom has a series going on called 31 Days to a Better Grocery Budget, it’s a must read. Simple […]

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White Slipcovers

The Albans House family room design by the talented Joni Webb Joni’s own home. Today I thought I’d ask you your opinion on white slipcovers and while I was quickly searching for a photo I knew I wouldn’t need to search further than Cote de Texas.  Lo and behold, if Joni didn’t have a new […]

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Bird Watching

Kimm at Reinvented talks about the Top Five Budget Decor Rules {eg: Think outside the Barn}. All this week, Beckie at Infarrantly Creative has been posting about how to reupholster chairs. Makes me want to do it. Someone just recently emailed me about these drapes available at Country Curtains~they are very similar to the silk […]

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