The Secret of Freshening Up Your Bedroom

What’s the best way to freshen up your bedroom?   I like to lighten things up in the spring/summer with fresh bedding and simple pillows. Who says you have to use the same bedding all year long?  Kristie Barnett   Isn’t it lovely?  It’s Cynthia...

A Chandelier Dilemma

So I’m sitting in church a couple of weeks back, and a friend came over and told me she was getting rid of a chandelier and wanted to know if I might like to have it.  It seems the word has gotten around that I have a thing for chandies.  I have 16 hanging in my...

Ruffled Linens

  I’ve got a fabulous seamtress, and I want to share her talents with you today!  Christiana Liddle’s business is called Ruffled Linens, and she specializes in custom tablecloths and curtains.  And she LOVES a good ruffle.       Ruffles are everywhere in...

Handmade Vintage Pedestal

Last weekend I received a special gift from a very special friend!  I love it when crafty people find a way to repurpose vintage items to make something really cool.  My friend Stacy took a single crystal candlestick and glued it to the bottom of a darling vintage...

Purples, Lavenders, and Blues

Call me narrow-minded, but I wasn't sure what to think when I first started seeing the pairing of purple with blue.  I used to think you had to stick to one shade in a range of colors:  red, pink, or orange – but never two or three of those...