Over the last couple of years, I have noticed some promising developments in wall design that doesn’t involve the expense and permanence of wallpaper, painted murals, and the easily-cheesiness of do-it-yourself stenciling. Yay for vinyl wall stickers! Michaels carries some called Hip in a Hurry.  Most are geared for children’s rooms, but there’s one that has […]

I love to come up with interesting ways to use everyday items in decorating.  Yes, I have even been known to go through my children’s toy box for styling ideas.  Who doesn’t have a game of Scrabble  somewhere in their home?   Scrabble tiles are a great way to graphically express a decorative thought, especially for holiday […]

I have a fabulous oil portrait in my dining room.  If you’ve ever been in my home, you’ve seen her.  If you’ve looked through my blog much, you’ve probably spied her in the corner of many of my pictures.   No, she’s not my grandmother or favorite aunt.  I found her on the side of the […]