How to Terrify Children with Cheesecloth

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to decorate your home for Halloween is by draping a little cheesecloth in all the right places. source   A snip-snip here and a little rip there transforms this seemingly-harmless material into something spook-tacular!...

IKEA Has Gone Gray – And That’s a Good Thing

I’ve been ordering furniture for a client over the last week from IKEA, so I was really excited to see that they have added another option to their black, white, or birch furniture finishes.  IKEA’s finally gone gray!  Actually, gray-brown.   I hope this...
The Art of Towel Folding & the Karate-Chopped Pillow

The Art of Towel Folding & the Karate-Chopped Pillow

For our anniversary, Mr. Man and I stayed at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville.  It’s where we stayed on our wedding night fifteen years ago.  The Hermitage Hotel is the only 5-star hotel in Nashville and was built over one hundred years ago in the Beaux Arts...

Trading Spaces – The “New” Living Room

I’ve had several requests from you guys to see the “after” of the living room that now resides in my old dining room.  Here it is: “New” Living Room   This was the room when it was set up as the dining room – as it had been for the...