Canopy Beds Aren’t Just for Little Girls

Kids definitely shouldn’t have all the fun! Grown ups like to feel nestled, protected, and imaginative too, like we’re in a fort. So move over girls, we’re taking that image ...

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Bedrooms

Our children’s rooms have gotten more time and attention architecturally and design-wise than our master bedroom, so this post is self-serving, because I would like to address our room at ...

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My DIY Carpet Tiles

If you saw my post Pretty in Pink, you saw the the interior design I did for my daughter’s room, which included architectural details and carpet tiles that I made. Since our ...

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Sharing Means Caring

Sharing bedrooms is a fact of life for many and can have a lot of advantages as well. The time spent in the room can create the best of memories ...

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Hand Rails for a Special Needs Child

The other day, I received an email from a mother that read: “I love all of your blogs and creative ideas and I’m wondering what thoughts you would have for designing ...

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Garden Games

With summer coming up and two little girls to entertain and keep mentally engaged, I am always on the prowl for fun games. Kerry of AZ Soap contacted me through my submissions ...

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Wild for Wisteria

Having a stone house, Virginia creeper love throwing their tendrils up the side of my house. My mother said it’s not good for the house and will weaken the mortar ...

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How to Make Fancy Cornice Boards

So overdue with this post, but between my lack of photographic ability, my inability to find my camera (!!!), my little imps requiring my attention, my suspicion that my imps ...

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Mid-Century Make Over in Georgetown

Georgetown, DC has many historic homes, but this townhouse, recently profiled in House Beautiful and designed by Hillary Thomas and Jeff Lincoln, was built in the 1960s. Since it was in ...

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Why Does Life Get in the Way of My House Projects?

I have been planning this house project for a long time, so I was VERY excited to start on it. However, we had my friend over one night, a girls’ ...

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Prince of Darkness

Ozzy Osbourne’s house was put up for sale several months ago, which gives us a look inside his house, designed by Sharon Osbourne’s favorite designer, author, and star of the ...

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