Alright, I have a bad habit that I need to confess- I hate painting ceilings. You have to empty out the whole room and then paint above your head- no thanks! But my living room and kitchen ceilings were so bad.The ceilings were the original peach color, super dirty, and the edges had white paint from painting the trim. I… Read More
Hey friends! So, I recently shared the before/after pics in a one year update in our Fairview Cottage home. And I got a lot of questions about my record player stand! So I decided to roundup some of my favorites and share them with you here!
To me, good design is an answer to a problem. The only place for dining in our house is our kitchen- so we’re dealing with a small space. The other issue is that my son, Don, is still young and so keeping him happy and at the table eating is tricky. Luckily, we found some solutions for both of these… Read More
I’m just going to say it- my TV wall was a bore. Which is fine- the main attraction is definitely the TV! But as the rest of my living room has slowly come together, this sad wall felt neglected and bare. One thing I think is interesting is how TV walls have changed with time. Remember back in the day… Read More
A few months ago I installed the prettiest chinoiserie peel and stick wallpaper mural and framed it. I loved this feature wall, but it soon started developing huge bubbles that wouldn’t go away, no matter how much I pushed on them. It was pretty disappointing- I’ve wallpapered dozens of walls and this was the first time I’ve gotten bubbles. I’m… Read More
I had dinner with some super creative people a few weeks ago. We were talking about our projects and both people I was eating with told me that they asked themselves this question when they were making things- “how can I make this better? What would I do to improve this?” Pushing yourself to be your best makes for beautiful… Read More