DIY · Interior Design

Tips For Using Chalk Paint And Dark Wax

Like many DIYers, at one time or another, I have painted every room in my house and much of the furniture in it. As you might imagine, all this practice has made me a pretty proficient painter. Never the less, I don’t enjoy painting. And the older I get, the less enthusiastic about painting I… Continue reading Tips For Using Chalk Paint And Dark Wax

Crafts · Holidays

Homemade Valentines Ideas: Love Notes Through The Years

When I started to think about writing a Valentine’s Day post, I immediately thought about all of the homemade valentines that I’ve made for my kids over the years. From the time they were old enough to understand the concept of Valentine’s, I have made a point of creating some sort of homemade valentine card… Continue reading Homemade Valentines Ideas: Love Notes Through The Years

Entertaining · Party/Tablescapes

A Themed Birthday Party For A Man

It’s no secret that, when it comes to entertaining, I like myself a theme. It is fairly easy to come up with an idea for a kid’s birthday party. Things like Super Heroes, Disney Princesses, or Harry Potter make great party themes. Women aren’t that difficult to party plan for either. A pretty color-scheme and… Continue reading A Themed Birthday Party For A Man

Interior Design

Slipcovers For Sofas And Loveseats — The Ultimate Solution

This post is primarily a cautionary tale about choosing upholstered vs. slipcovered sofas and loveseats for the family room. I am writing it in hopes that you can learn from my mistakes. However, if you’ve clicked on this link because you are only interested slipcovers for sofas and loveseats, you can skip right to my… Continue reading Slipcovers For Sofas And Loveseats — The Ultimate Solution