Category Archives: decorating

Birthday philosophizing

Jeremy turned 9 in May. It was fun celebrating with a family party, and then a gang of ten boys a few days later. Someone at school once said to me, “You are so good about having all these kids … Continue reading

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Fall’s here!

Who’s excited to feel a nip in the air?  Our family just loves Fall. With cooler sunny weather (hurray for mid 70’s) and even cooler nights, I figured I could haul the Autumn decor out of the attic and change … Continue reading

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Beauty at home

I don’t know about you, but I need to make my surroundings a little prettier, a little more beautiful. When we moved into a new house you would find me whacking some nails into the walls to hang some “art” … Continue reading

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Bedroom completed

Hello everyone.  I hope you all had a productive weekend.  I got a lot of housework done on Saturday which felt good.  This afternoon and evening I expect to wield a paint brush in our master bath because guess what?  … Continue reading

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After – bedroom furniture

In the last two months before we moved back into our house (after our house fire made us leave for nine months) I was frantically working on my daughters “new” bedroom furniture. She liked the idea of some Paris accents … Continue reading

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Before – bedroom furniture

I have been meaning to post this for quite awhile, but never got to it for a variety of reasons. I’d like to show you the power of paint to radically change the look of furniture. This February we’ll reach … Continue reading

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