Is there a way to arrange that my Michaels coupons come with some sort of “parental control?” (Of course, my mom is 97, lives in Ohio and, at this point, is about 4 feet tall so I’m not sure how much “control” she could exert but it’s worth a shot. Perhaps she could just deploy… Continue reading Christmas Mantel Decorating. I May Have a Problem.
So. A long time ago in a makeover far, far away I started work on the teeny tiny bathroom just off my office. I got the ball rolling, got it pretty much all the way done and then, as I often do, got distracted by something sparkly. And there it sat. The most expensive makeover… Continue reading Tiny Bathroom Makeover: DONE!
It has been three weeks. THREE WEEKS! And, no, it's not time for the big reveal. I know, I know, Rome wasn't built in a day. But I'm quite sure that by WEEK THREE they had pretty much wrapped it up. Sure they were maybe waiting on a couple of statues and had an orgy… Continue reading Tiny Bathroom. Tiny Progress. UPDATE
My small bathroom remodel is.........progressing? Yes, that was a question mark. As I've mentioned I have a fixer upper house. Built in the 40s it boasts some cool details and beautiful floors. .....and some seriously quirky construction issues. Each time I tackle a project I can't escape the feeling that, although the lipstick has been… Continue reading The Room is so Tiny! What Could Go Wrong? Bathroom Remodel Update
First off, welcome to the new folks who have traveled over from Thistlewood Farm! KariAnne, mistress of Thistlewood, very kindly featured my rolling pin bookends last Friday. If any of you are ever featured on Thistlewood Farm I have the following advice: Beware the Power of the The Farm. If you are on the West… Continue reading My House. What Were They Thinking? Bathroom Edition.
As you may have gathered from my last post I want everything to slide out. To me slide out drawers instead of lower kitchen cabinets are kind of like wheels on suitcases – why wasn’t that the design from the start!? Why did I waste my youth schlepping heavy bags around and rummaging through dark,… Continue reading How To Make a Space Saving Sliding Utility Wall
The Great Pantry Makeover is done......almost. Have you noticed that all my room makeover posts contain the words "almost" and "sorta?" But really, is any room ever truly “done” in a house? (I’m gonna say “no” because that makes me look less like a flake and more like a “it’s all about flow and change”… Continue reading It’s All About Storage – Pantry Makeover Update