Monthly Archives: January 2013
I’ve been sort of delaying getting the master bedroom revealed on this blog. Mostly because I’ve really been struggling with making the pictures look as good as the room looks in real life. For some reason, I can’t get a good angle with the bed, either it looks huge, or it looks messy. And then this week I got the Pottery Barn catalogue in the mail and the bedroom pic, that by the way, looked great… of course, had bed linens that were slightly messy.
Source: Pottery Barn
Doesn’t that bed above from Pottery Barn look great? Yeah, I tried to embrace the ‘messy’ bed look. I wasn’t happy with that picture either. And the toile printed linens I have, even came from Pottery Barn. (maybe I just lack the guts to pull that messy look off, Ha! after all, what if you thought that since I posted pics of my bed messy, you thought that was how I normally kept it? Gasp!)
So instead I tried to get the same angle and closeness of the bed as Pottery Barn did… Read More of the Story…
In the bathroom downstairs at ‘Our House’, we have a large shower. The bathroom has shades of blues, greens and browns with white accents. I wanted a new shower curtain for it, but I really didn’t want to spend any money on it. So… what else? Go to the craft closet and pull out fabric possibilities. There is a large stack of leftovers from old projects. (If you really want to see a picture of that closet, click here. It kinda looks like a mess, but I do know where everything is… well mostly)
Now back to the lower level bathroom, here’s a quick peek at the before and after.
And here’s the after: (fun!! Colorful, ties the room together, and totally free!) Read More…
Yay! I am excited to be back blogging!
After taking a break from blogging for the past several months due to many reasons, including projects galore, I’m hoping to get back in the groove of blogging.
I’m hoping to be able to find the time to share some fun stuff I’ve been working on lately! Also, I’m hoping to feature several posts on an amazing Read More…
Dear Readers, you spoke, (or commented) and I listened.
Well, one of you spoke about something that was bugging me about this vignette, and I listened. A while back, while I was sharing with you some of the things I was doing to lighten up the living room, I showed you some change and progress with this vignette.
First here is what it looked like when I had a lot of black accenting my living room: Read More…