Whenever the mercury climbs above 90 degrees, I’m ready to head up to our little cabin in the mountains. Even though our home is at 2300 feet, it still gets plenty warm here. This week was the first really hot one of the year and I’m finding the older I get, the longer it takes […]
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You know those walk-in pantries that have tons of storage and a door with pretty etching on it? Yeah, well, we don’t have one of those. With canning jars being all the rage right now, I thought we could use some vintage jars to kind of mimic the look of a pantry. These little display […]
I’ve always claimed that paint is the fastest, and cheapest way to transform a space. Until two days ago, that is. That’s when I discovered . . . cue the angels . . . Washi Tape Oh, I’ve heard of washi tape for quite a while. One of my friends even started a washi tape […]
I dunno about you but I seem to have an particular ‘issue’ when I’m overwhelmed with projects. Maybe it’s a creative-person thing. Maybe it’s just my thing. It seems to me that ‘normal’ people would finish one project, check it off the list, and then move on to the next one. Not me. Unh-uh. Nope, […]
I had an unbelievably blessed and special childhood. Yesterday, a simple day trip to my mother’s mountain cabin reminded me of this. This is Echo Lake. It’s located 2 miles off Highway 50 atop Echo Summit, just before you head down into Lake Tahoe. Isn’t it spectacular? The pictures don’t even do it justice. It’s […]
Welcome to our Fall Home Tour! Well, maybe not the entire home, but where we spend the most time. I had such fun decorating this year, adding some burlap and teensy wired lights to the mix. Everything is either from the dollar store or Michael’s. Rather than telling you what I did and how, I […]
Check out how I painted this antique desk my dad made for my brother, using Glidden High Endurance paint.
How to transform a $4 thrift store vanity stool with spraypaint and a stencil. And a little alliteration.