My inspiration for this birthday party was the amazing artwork of Joan Walsh Anglund.   Her artwork is immediately identifiable – she always draws children without noses and mouths.  You can find biographical information about this wonderful artist at http://members.shaw.ca/jwamail/. I found these never-opened paper plates and napkins in an attic of a friend of my mother’s.  I […]

Visual space can expand or contract – depending on how you style it.  Here are some great ideas to increase the potential of your small space: Try to direct seated furniture to face windows and views to open up visual horizons. Horizontal stripes expand a room.  If you don’t have crown moldings, paint a band […]

If you know me at all, you know I am a sucker for estate sales and yard sales.  If you know me really well, you know I am a sucker for vintage chairs of all kinds.  My husband thinks my chair obsession is excessive, but I use them all!  Now, I’m not talking Aunt Agatha’s […]