Since I’m a barren spinster, my only babies are these tiny little itty bitty plants. Okay, I do have a husband and a diva dog too, but these precious greens are way more dependent on my fatherly instincts.
Because I am full of such joy and mirth, it’s really hard for me to talk bad about anyone or anything. I’m also a pathological liar, so…
Welcome to the next installment of Good Design, Bad Design! This month, I’ll help you avoid decorating with comic sans, and we’ll also talk adorable house plants. Continue reading
Not THAT kind of leather, you kinky freaks (though let’s not rule it out…). No, no I’m into the wholesome kind of leather that you can wear or pretend not to wear (poor cows), and even home accessorize with. Since I don’t really feel comfortable wearing too much leather– I mean, leather shoes are still PC, right?– I decided to take an underused coat and turn it into something pretty for my house. I think you liberals call this upcycling. Continue reading
I was flipping through my latest HGTV magazine— and yes, I was in a bubble bath. And yes, I was burning my apple blossom Yankee Candle (now on sale at Target!)– when I came across a brilliant idea. In the current house tour, a woman turned a note from her grandmother into a glass tray. It’s really a lovely way to both preserve and showcase a meaningful memento. Continue reading
All the bits and bobs for my spring table setting have finally come together! I warned you about the copper and shades of aqua, didn’t I? Oh, and looky there– it’s all over the place! In spite of that (or because of it), I dig it. The runner that I was so full of angst about actually turned out to be pretty okay! Continue reading
In my Holiday Living post I called my mother-in-law the Martha Stewart of the South– while true, this is not something I can claim for myself. I can decorate the crap out of any room given the right tools (A.K.A. cash $$$); I can clean like a possessed Mr. Clean; I can organize myself into oblivion; and I can cook a mean cake/cupcake/cookie. BUT, I CANNOT DO CRAFTS! Seriously, anything that requires scissors or tape or paint or glitter (oh God not glitter) I simply cannot do.