Interior Decorating · Interior Design

Why My Family Room Decor Is Always A Work In Progress Or: How To Play Decorating Whack-A-Mole

You can redecorate some rooms you rarely use, like guestrooms or formal dining rooms, once in a blue moon. In these spaces, you may add an accessory or a seasonal decor item here or there. But otherwise once decorated, you can walk away satisfied that they will need little or no updating for some time. Not… Continue reading Why My Family Room Decor Is Always A Work In Progress Or: How To Play Decorating Whack-A-Mole

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

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

Interior Design

Elegant Colorful Farmhouse Style Inspiration From The Inn At Half Mile Farm

Farmhouse style has been an extremely popular trend in interior design for quite some time. This popularity is not surprising because it’s casual, warm, family-friendly, and elegant in its simplicity. It generally has a neutral palette that blends well with other styles such as traditional or industrial. And in this high tech, high-intensity world we live… Continue reading Elegant Colorful Farmhouse Style Inspiration From The Inn At Half Mile Farm