Category Archives: Decorating

Extra sparkle for a Christmas that really needs it

This year I knew I was going to need a tree with more gold, more glitter, and just… EXTRA! And VOILA! Instantly brighter spirits! Continue reading

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Small touches of Fall on the primitive hutch

A re-purposed centerpiece and some handmade velvet pumpkins help say “Welcome Fall!” when you enter my (mobile) home! Continue reading

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In praise of terry cloth

I suppose I’m going to be drummed out of the house cleaning corps for saying this, but I cannot stand microfiber towels and rags! The texture of the closely-packed synthetic fiber… its special laundering requirements… the way it swirls a … Continue reading

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Cottage necessities: silk flower arrangements

Friends, I’ve said it before: silk flowers are a staple here in my little cottage – I could not and would not enjoy my home as much as I do if it weren’t for beautiful bunches! Do you use them? … Continue reading

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Christmas through the house

Are you one of those folks who decorates their entire house for Christmas? Beautiful garlands everywhere, multiple trees, the whole house looking somehow coordinated? I wish I could be one of those people… but I’m not. I seem to focus … Continue reading

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