Bathrooms · before and after · DIY · home tour · Ikea · Painting

Stripey Striperson

Above is the listing photo of our main bathroom in our little nugget of a downsize.  Its pretty good, fresh, bright and perfectly fine.  If you like beige that is.  If you remember we had almost the whole place painted white when we moved in, with the kitchen and office in black.  We had Renuit… Continue reading Stripey Striperson


Bathrooms · before and after · DIY · Home Depot · home tour · Painting

Bathtub Blues ? Perhaps Not.

Here we go!  First project completed.  I have about 5 on the go, including painting “planets” for Village Church’s summer camp.  So fun, but daunting – they still need to look excellent, even if they are for kids. (kids come with judging parents, you know.)  But more on that later. The first project I speak… Continue reading Bathtub Blues ? Perhaps Not.

artwork · Bathrooms · before and after · Kitchen · Living room · moving · Painting

“Close Your Eyes and Tap Your Heels Three Times…”

Unlike me, Pepsi, our partner in crime has finally settled in.  Or she’s reminiscing her former life where moving and upheaval do not exist. First off, my apologies to all those fab bloggers I follow whom I have neglected in recent times, I will play catch up on all your posts ASAP.  We actually just… Continue reading “Close Your Eyes and Tap Your Heels Three Times…”

Bathrooms · DIY · wallpaper

Cheap Wallpaper comes from the Devil.

And Bouclair Canada sells it. And their customer service doesn’t care. #LAME That said, it looked good for about a minute. I look back at my blog post about using that wallpaper, and there’s a whole lota foreshadowing going on.  I wish I had taken my own advice.  If you want to see, click here.… Continue reading Cheap Wallpaper comes from the Devil.

Bathrooms · before and after · DIY · wallpaper

Oops, I Did It Again…..

After removing wallpaper from almost every room in the last two houses we owned, you would think I’d never want to look wallpaper in it’s pasty eye again. But the new designs were like a siren’s song, calling me: “I’m different than those others, trust me, you’ll love me…” and so I fell under it’s… Continue reading Oops, I Did It Again…..