A Renter’s Laundry Room Makeover

Here’s the current progress on our laundry room.  We added the most functional item to date, the counter top.  This $50 Ikea counter spans from wall to wall so I don’t need to worry about a sock getting stuck in the crack between the washer and dryer.  And we always had a 10 inch gap […]

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Keeping House

It’s not one of my goals to have an impeccable, eat off the floor, ultra organized home. I’d rather have a workable, approachable, forgiving, welcoming, lived in, acceptable, good enough home that I’m comfortable in and that is presentable. My house isn’t dirty.  But, it’s rarely clean all at the same time.  I know what […]

Master Bedroom

so far before Our bedroom had been neglected for far too long.  I was ready for change and my requirements were: neutral colors a pretty bed drapes masculine and feminine feel places to sit an 8 x 10 rug surfaces to place books and tums and snoring medicine and my other old lady paraphernalia better […]

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My Favorite Design Trick :: Cut and Paste

I had a nice black bookshelf in my office. For the first few weeks it looked like this. Pretty piles of fabric, colorful ribbon neatly organized, all my favorite trinkets delicately placed together. Dear Etsy, please come take photos of my beautiful shelf for your featured office space–it’s so charming. Then it started looking like […]

Dining Room Repurposed

We have a little square room that opens up the foyer that is supposed to be the dining room. I thought I’d show you around and feature it in an impromptu Price My Space party this Wednesday. In two days. If you missed the first one or have another room you want to price for […]

Price My Space:: Living Room Part 2

The Price My Space Party is Monday so don’t forget to get your rooms ready. I may even have the post up Sunday evening so you west coasties can get in on the action early. This is the second half of pricing my living room. Read the first half here. Let’s get to numbers 5,6,7 […]