I made this headboard a few years ago. The fabric was an attempt to just get the darn thing done, and I never liked it. I covered over it a few times with this and that, but none of them seemed quite right either. I thought I might tackle it again, and on a trip… Continue reading The Writing’s on the Wall
If you’ve ever done cross stitch in any form, you’ll understand how fun it can be, how relaxing and mind numbingly TEDIOUS! I saw these : I thought to myself, how do I do these in giant form in less time?? Ceiling grid tiles came to mind, but they are plastic and… Continue reading Cross Stitch on Steroids
Nice enough wall, but starting to feel insipid to me. And this one, well, sad and pale. Time to give them a punch in the gut. But how do you do that? you ask. Taking a inspirational cue from this blogger’s post Making Progress (about his fabulous dining room), I saw black as my answer. To make… Continue reading Does This Wall Make Me Look Fat?
Ta Da! Check out the new drapes. “What’s so special about these drapes?” you ask. Well, I’ll tell you. If you venture on Pinterest at all, you will have seen countless examples of paint drop cloths transformed into art. I tried to do that. The Pinterest inspiration for me was the pink fork and knife… Continue reading Drop the Cloth and Back Away…
There it is – The second of the two traditional ceiling light fixtures transformed! Jogging your memory for you: Lovely if you like traditional. Not so much if you don’t. One day, perusing through Pinterest as I tend to do far, far too often, I came across a blogger who made her rental unit more… Continue reading Et de Deux – Light Fixture Change-Up
Well, if it isn’t, it should be. Look up, waaay up, and you’ll see my industrial addition. It started out like this: Very traditional. Nice, but not my style. Came with the house. Still confused about that since the previous owners didn’t really have any other finishes in the traditional style. Interesting. Hemmed and… Continue reading Mid Century-Eclectic-Industrial. Is that a category?
Check out my lamps! Here’s a shot of the lamps before – formerly of the living room, moved in their green state to reside in the bedroom. I bought three packets of rope from the Home Depot, each 50 feet long, $7.98 each. At first I thought one package would do it, 50′… Continue reading The long and winding ROPE