Happy January all! This past week I surprised myself by de-decorating and packing up all the holiday goodies. In the past, I savored it all until at least the second week of January, but alas the tree, and garland have been taken curbside and the house somehow feels lighter. In the past I would … [Read more...] about Let them have space to nod…
It’s resolution time! As I leave flee from 2016, my plans are to embrace 2017 as a year of all years. Where nothing is off limits, unattainable or out of reach with enough hard work, commitment, and most of all courage. Personally, I feel that I did not hit the ball out of the park when it came … [Read more...] about Happy New Year, May All Your Wishes Come True!
Hi all! Almost there- It is WEEK FIVE! The room is painted, all items are purchased (with some exceptions below), and a few areas are even set-up...the home stretch! Now for all the little details on my checklist.... I had a new chandelier installed (finally after 7 years of living here!), but … [Read more...] about One Room Challenge, Week 5
HI all! I have been totally beeeeee-hind. So much so that I am running from one thing to the other and have been forgetting things like crazy. Nevertheless I have been working on the dining room, despite having missed a week of posting (yikes)! We made great strides with the millwork that we … [Read more...] about One Room Challenge Week 4!
Morning Everyone! I have been thinking a lot about where I grew up and its MAJOR impact on my design aesthetic. When I was a little kid, my parents purchased and began renovating an 1803 Federal Landmark. Fast forward almost 40 years and while it is still jokingly called the "Money Pit", so much … [Read more...] about Where I Grew Up
Hi Friends! I am attempting to put a dent into the To Do List for the Dining Room and while I never thought I would be doing actual DEMO for this project, this is where we find ourselves. I looooove demo but not when you are hosting two parties in a few weeks and need to use the room! I had the … [Read more...] about One Room Challenge, Week 2