Hidden Jewelry Storage and DIY Mirror Frame

Hidden Jewelry Storage and DIY Mirror Frame

Back in May when I showed you our closet renovation I mentioned a plan for that number/typography “art” in the middle of this gallery wall. Well today I’m happily checking that project off my list and my necklaces now have a nice, new (secret) home. It was a fairly basic project. Materials: Plain mirror (the kind used for […]

Four Things NOT to Purge and How to Store Them

Four Things NOT to Purge and How to Store Them

Tis the season of reducing. Whether it’s pounds or clutter, many of us are looking to lessen our load during this first month of the year. Well, since I sometimes enjoy playing the contrarian, I have a little list of things that I have found are worth holding on to.  Craft Supplies & Scrapbook Paper […]

Storage Bench Turned Rolling Toy Chest

Storage Bench Turned Rolling Toy Chest

I drove past my local Goodwill store recently and at 2 p.m. on a Wednesday the donation drop-off line was at least six cars long. One can only imagine how busy they will be this Saturday. It’s just that time of year. Everybody wants to purge, de-clutter, simplify and Kondo-ify their homes. I’ll admit that […]

A Very Real Living Room Tour

Getting cozy on the couch with a cup of coffee, a glossy magazine and a feed full of unread blogs is my idea of a perfect Sunday afternoon. And I particularly LOVE diving into a good house tour. I drool over the perfectly styled bookshelves and coffee table or the clean, cozy upholstery and gleaming floors. But sometimes […]

A Place for Everything

Before we tour any of the rooms in my house I thought it would be fun to show my favorite corner. It’s actually the hardest working corner in the entire house. You can call it a drop zone, landing strip, command center  or maybe a mudroom (even though it’s not a real room). This tiny […]