Ginormous Pinboard: A Tutorial

I’ve been chipping away at getting my office/dressing room organized. For me, a pinboard is one of my go-to solutions for not allowing my desk to pile up. Well, fewer piles, anyway. I can see what needs attention without it getting lost at the bottom of a stack. And with fabric samples galore, I need […]

A Little More White Magic

I don’t know exactly what it is about snow, but it just adds a little magic to an otherwise cold and boring day. I suppose some of the magic is that snow has a sort of sound-dampening quality to it. Magical. Especially when this… …and this happens… …the actual decibel levels that float over to […]

Why, YES. I AM a Bad Mama Jama: Closet Love

I’ve been hard at work putting things away around here. And the process is painfully slow. Like, can’t-seem-to-get-one-single-corner-of-my-house-cute-because-I’m-still-putting-stuff-away slowly. But it’s not in vain, y’all. Though the cuteness factor is still just out of reach, I’m doing my best to put everything away well.  Not just shove it all into the nearest open space. And that […]

Snowy Days

Well, apparently little Phil saw his shadow, so we are in for a bit more cold weather. That is, if you believe in the meteorological prowess of a rodent. At any rate, tuck yourselves in, enjoy a bit of extra cocoa, and stay warm, friends! Snowy view, back yard.   Like Posted in stuff I […]

Creating a Landing Pad

Ok, I’ll admit it. The clutter. The crap. The shifting. It’s harshing my chill, friends. Seriously. The good news is that I’ve found a few ways to deal with it. Namely, full blown denial. Sometimes a girl just needs to put her leopard-shod feet up and face away from the clutter. You see, if I face […]

Oprah Has Great Taste

I couldn’t wait to give you a glimpse into a kitchen Holly has been working on, and now it is up on for all to see! Check this out! source When Holly called and asked me to join her and her photographer, Tami, for a photo shoot in Ft. Worth of a kitchen she […]

Black Door Love

In our previous home, I remember painting the front door black while the kids were at school. When My Dude got home and closed the door behind him, he whirled around and said, “Wow. It’s black.” I held my breath for a moment then heard him say, “That’s cool.” Wshew! It wasn’t long before I painted […]