Wallpapering Is Hard To DO-O…

(That’s being sung to the tune of “Breaking up is hard to do!”) Dave installed the breakfast nook wallpaper last night… AFTER mowing the lawn, accompanying me & providing the man-power on a Home Depot trip to buy shrubs/ trees and 3 huge bails of hay and finally, digging holes for 2 tree-shrubs (don’t know […]

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September 12, 2009

Inspired by the Weirdest Things

There are certain images, memories & pretty things that have just stuck in my head from childhood. And when things remind me of them, I get this cool feeling… My grandparents’ sofa in Hawaii… when I see fabrics that remind me of it, I just love them. My Grandma Maestranzi’s dining room chair fabric (STILL […]

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The Classic Pedestal Table

According to amishtables.com , “The pedestal table was originally designed for smaller rooms and to give an air of status. They were popular because of their functionality and almost all homes had one in some form. Just like today, they could be put to use in an elegant dining room or as a gaming table […]

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September 4, 2009

The Lucite Trend

Well, I can’t say that I’m up on the trends. At all. Because sometimes when I go to write a blogpost about a trend or something I think is really great, and I’m googling images, I come accross a post on the very subject I was planning on writing about… and quite often it’s over […]

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September 3, 2009

Love Life.

Simplify your life Live one day at a time Less is more Slow down and take it all in… Quality over quantity Forget about the mess sometimes & be happy there’s someone there to make it. Don’t worry Paring down makes you feel free… Take pleasure in the day to day Appreciate the little things […]

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September 1, 2009



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