Category: Decorating

Bare naked walls– ick!

Bare naked walls– ick!

After eight years of white apartment walls, I refused to live with them once I bought a place.  I’ve decided that the reason we use realtors is that they negotiate for us; mine managed...

A coat of paint: Decorator tables

It is amazing how a coat of paint can change an item. When I moved into my first apartment (okay, my second ‚ to understand that statement, read my blog about renter’s insurance), I...

I did it! I did it! I can’t believe I did it!: A new light fixture

I did it! I did it! I can’t believe I did it!: A new light fixture

To misquote “My Fair Lady” — I did it! I did it! I said that I would do it, and indeed I did. What has me so excited and proud?  I changed my first...

Etsy

Etsy

If you like one-of-a-kind items, Etsyis a good Web site to visit.   Individuals have their own “shop” on the site and they sell handmade goods, vintage clothing, purses, jewelry, and too many other things...

An alternative to framing photos

An alternative to framing photos

Framing photos is expensive. One of the great advantages of the digital age is that we don’t have to print our photos on standard photo paper any longer. My favorite alternative is the gallery-wrap...

My first refinishing project

My first refinishing project

I bought my first home last year, so I have been slowly decorating the place. My kitchen has an island counter with a small breakfast bar. Since I have a dining room table, I...