After ripping up the carpet in the bedroom and removing the bulky armoire, I really was hoping to replace it with a long credenza instead of a dresser.  I wanted a nice low table top for lamps, my odds and...

Designer Eddie Ross has a fun blog.  He designs lots of table settings for magazine covers and scenes for store windows, but what FASCINATES me are the 'behind-the-scenes ' photos of  the tricks he uses and the things he re-purposes....

Remember the $15 Pink Chair?  She's all finished! And thank god I brought in professionals on this one! First a big *thank you* to Lili at Burchell Upholstery who not only gave me a fair price on the reupholstering but...

Last weekend I was browsing Craigslist (my version of online thrifting) when I came across this $15 chair.  FIFTEEN DOLLARS.  Ok, don't laugh at me if you don't see the potential.  Am I becoming a horder?? But I swear I...

One thing about having a blog is that it makes me follow through - even if it's 6 months later!  This past Fall I really wanted to update my living room.  And I am officially done.  I am not a...

Wow, this is a first for me.  I love so many blogs and follow lots, but this is the FIRST TIME I have ever gotten off my bum and actually copied step by step a fabulous idea.  Usually I just...

Still trying out these new family room colors and wanted to keep things natural.  Last year had to pitch the dirty dusty garland from the 90s so bought a super PLAIN JANE replacement. While there I saw so many people picking...

Perhaps you noticed in last post that the holiday nook actually had a lamp on the dresser! It's a miracle. I didn't want to lose my focus on the living room (just wait till I share the latest on that)...

I've got this dark corner with absolutely no light at the end of a hallway. I've always had an old chest there and some picture frames, but on rainy days or at night time it becomes invisible.  There is...

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