Band-Aid Decor: MBR Windows

I have a tough time purchasing store-bought window treatments. Not that there aren’t great ready-made choices (now many even include interlining)…but as someone who loves to sew, I just don’t get the same satisfaction.  And… I. want. them. to. be. just. right. With freshly painted first floor walls in a new color, I have my tasks pretty well laid out for […]

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Jump in, the Water’s Fine

After nearly a dozen “shades of grey” (no, not THAT Grey. I’m talking paint), we narrowed it down to three colors from the Valspar chips: Mink, the aforementioned Anonymous, and Seine. Our collection of color sample pots came from three different paint suppliers. We tend to like working with Benjamin Moore paint, but as our indecision continued, the costs for the […]

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Whole House Decorating – Chaos Style

If you’re looking for tutorial on how to decorate your whole house, you’re in the wrong place 🙂 Yes, I’m doing that…but not the way a “professional” would (for SURE!). We’ve torn it all up, and are putting it back together…in pieces…as inspiration hits…as choices turn into commitments.  That’s just how we roll. You won’t find me starting a room […]

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Decisions, Decisions…

So, it’s time to update the homestead even though our current colors are still somewhat, well, current. Hubs and I are both on board, still stinging from our move when we realized we’d become that time warp couple…like the ones who haven’t realized that mauve and mallard green died shortly before the Rachel Cut had come and gone. He keeps […]

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Why I’m Here….

I think I became an “inspiration junkie.” Maybe you’ve suffered from it: you surreally gaze at DIY and home improvement blogs, websites, Pinterest, etc, gleaning a never ending supply of tips and ideas.  You begin to believe that when everyone else makes their bed, they do it with a Kreg Jig… Truth is, somewhere along the line I started losing my […]

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