The Post Where I Reveal The True Depth Of My Crazy (that might lead to something kind of fun!)


I've had this idea, which I think would be kind of a fun little addition to my blog, for quite some time.  So today, I want to see what you think.  But in explaining how this idea all came about, I'll also be revealing the true depth of my craziness.  I hope you'll still like me at the end of this post.  :) Remember the other day when I wrote … [Read more...]

Why I Don’t Use Chalk Paint

I'm continually asked why I don't use Chalk Paint, so I thought I'd just put all the info in a post.  That way, when I'm asked, I can just give people this link.  :) First, let me clarify that Chalk Paint is not the same thing as chalkboard paint.  (Although Chalk Paint can be used for making chalk boards, so the distinction gets a little … [Read more...]

Do You Know How EASY That Would Be To Make?!

light from one kings lane

Those ten words brought me so much frustration when I was growing up.  My mom and I would go shopping for school clothes, and inevitably I would find some off-the-rack something that I absolutely loved.  Then my amazingly talented, seamstress wizard of a mother would take one look at the price tag, then study the detail of the construction for less … [Read more...]

Is My Lotus Mirror Really Hung Too Low? (Guidelines For Hanging Artwork)

Living room walls painted with a teal color called Mythic Forest from Behr

I have no new progress to show you today, so I thought this might be a good time to address the single most-asked question (or most given advice) I get about my living room... Why don't you move the mirror up?  It looks too low on the wall.  It needs to be centered between the top of the chair rail and the ceiling! Y'all would not believe how … [Read more...]

If I Ever Stop Blogging, This Is Why…

no rude people

Y'all, I have been in such a funk over the last day or so.  And do you want to know why? It's because rude people are sucking the life right out of me, or they're at least sucking the fun right out of blogging for me. This blog has been my happy place for many years now.  I don't think anyone -- not even my husband or my family members -- … [Read more...]

2013 Year In Review

condo hallway - small

Well, hello there! Happy 2014! I've been away from the blog for the last week, trying to get stuff done around the house, and get ahead on some projects that I'm excited to share with you. In the meantime, I've been sharing the highlights of 2013 over on my Facebook page for the 100,000+ new folks who have joined us over the last few months. … [Read more...]