I thought I would write a follow-up post to my last post on paint colors since some of you had questions, and then show you some pictures of paint colors that are done really well. Some of you asked about how to use color in your house if you are a color person. There is… Continue reading One of My Favorite Transformations
Honestly, it is not that easy to pick a good paint color. People who think it’s easy are generally the same people who can’t tell if what they pick is bad. So if you think it’s hard to figure out a paint color, you probably have more awareness than you think when it comes to… Continue reading How to Be Good at Picking Paint Colors
The kitchen backsplash has been underway for a very long time. It was actually a big shock when the backer-board started going up, covering the jagged holes that had been exposed since we started being able to use the kitchen late last fall. It was so clean and nice compared to the holes that I… Continue reading Pretty Tile replaces Holes in Wall!
Dave hurt his back several weeks ago and is just now starting to do better. The big projects we had planned have been temporarily replaced by small projects and lots of couch time for him. We are both looking forward to this being over. The five of us are all sharing one small bathroom as… Continue reading Injuries=Small Projects
If you go to Home Depot asking for wallcovering primer, and then explain that you need it to prime the walls so you can put up wallpaper, they’ll stare at you blankly. Then they’ll say this (in a southern accent): “Welllll, ma’am, we don’t got none of that, ‘cuz people are takin’ dooowwwwn wallpaper now,… Continue reading Wallpaper is back!
I LOVE to study vintage design magazines, y’all. The main reason has to do with an insatiable desire to understand what caused certain design styles to appear and why people chose and liked the styles and materials they did. But I know your eyes would glaze over if I talked about that, so I will… Continue reading Can’t Get Enough Mid-Century Magazine Ads.
We had a whole week off from all commitments except our cabin reservations at Tims Ford Lake. That was just two nights, though, because the rest of the time we had excitedly committed to finishing our kitchen, bathroom #2, and laundry room. Once we got back from our tiny vacation, though, things did not go… Continue reading A Total Miss with the Tile.