Design

Beautiful Bathrooms

While researching bathrooms for a project, I came upon pictures that were too exquisite not to share! Some of these luxurious bathrooms have unusual sinks, fixtures, mirrors and/or faucets, providing a statement piece – a good idea for any room – that goes beyond the typical and gives that “custom” look. Any homeowner can tweak certain features, even if you aren’t doing a bathroom overhaul or renovation. I just love the ...

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Cents and Sensibility: How to Make a Penny Floor

With two little ones running around the house, I am always picking things up off the floor. I am amazed, though, by the sheer number of coins! Granted, we play “store” a lot, which involves a cash register, spare change, and my youngest setting up “shop” where ever I am… no matter what I’m doing, working or not! They have piggy banks that they love to fill, so why are ...

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Baby Boy Nursery Ideas

A while ago, I did a post on girl nurseries, now I’m finally getting around to baby boy nurseries!  Not having a boy, it was difficult to get in that mindset, especially after so many years of glitter and tea parties! I tried to include many styles (modern, neutral, colorful, white, luxurious and whimsical), as well as some gender-neutral rooms, so that there is enough inspiration for all tastes! With a nautical ...

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Kitchen Islands with Legs: Hybrids of Farm Tables and Cabinets

A reader (Diane) has a quandary with her kitchen renovation, which she and I discussed in the comment section of a previous post, so I wanted to do a post on kitchen islands that will hopefully benefit her and others. Besides showing some inspiration, I also wanted to show how basic cabinets can be transformed with a larger countertop and legs. This shows the structure of the cabinets and a frame ...

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Horse Cents

A few months ago, I saw an image but didn’t save it, nor did I burn into my memory who the artist was that created this amazing masterpiece. BIG mistake on my part. Huge! (paraphrased from Julia Roberts from Pretty Woman– haha!) I couldn’t get it out of my mind, but couldn’t track it down.  After I did the post ‘How to Make a Penny Floor’, I was in a state of sheer ...

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