Archives: Chez Moi

Holiday Decor: Sawing Logs

April 20, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on Holiday Decor: Sawing Logs | Filed in: Chez Moi.

Over Thanksgiving (or as we’ve dubbed it, Thanksmas) my sister-in-law had a great idea for a little craftiness au natural. Naw, we didn’t get crafty in the buff, we decided to bring a little nature indoors with a project that included slices of tree branches all gussied up with some chalkboard paint. As I worked • Read More »

Master Bedroom: Monogram Love

April 19, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on Master Bedroom: Monogram Love | Filed in: Chez Moi.

Years ago my friend Jana came up with the concept of “the one thing.” Let me explain. Let’s say that you needed to fix an easy and inexpensive meal for your family, but wanted to make it seem a little more special. For instance, spaghetti. No meatballs, no fancy ingredients, just boiled noodles and a • Read More »

Welcome to Cedar Cottage

April 19, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on Welcome to Cedar Cottage | Filed in: Chez Moi.

Happy Wednesday, readers. I wanted to give you a quick look at our entry hall and show you a nifty DIY project Dr. Kyle and I worked on this week. Oh, and we finally decided on a name for our “new” home. Welcome to Cedar Cottage! You’ll see a few familiar pieces in our entry. Remember • Read More »

More Window Seat Love: Second Floor

April 18, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on More Window Seat Love: Second Floor | Filed in: Chez Moi.

We are fortunate to have several window seats in our “new” home, and I’ve had fun fluffing them. I’ve already worked on the one in my office and another in the music room. Recently I set my sights on the second floor hall window seat. Here are a few shots. I had fun playing with • Read More »

More Fluffing: A Pillow Tutorial

April 18, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on More Fluffing: A Pillow Tutorial | Filed in: Chez Moi.

I’ve been working on fluffing the music room and wanted to make a little pillow for the window seat in there with some extra fabric and a bit of cotton twill tape that I had just waiting to become something fun. Plus, I just wanted to see if I could still remember how to miter • Read More »

No-Sew Roman Shade: A Tutorial

April 17, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on No-Sew Roman Shade: A Tutorial | Filed in: Chez Moi.

Have you ever gazed upon the loveliness of a custom roman shade only to think you will never be able to enjoy (or afford) one in your own home? Well, languish no more! You, too, can have a gorgeous, custom shade of your very own. Without the giant price tag. And you can do it yourself. • Read More »

The Midas Touch: Fav Gold Paint

April 17, 2018 | By Camille | Comments Off on The Midas Touch: Fav Gold Paint | Filed in: Chez Moi.

I’ve confessed this before, but I feel the need to do so again. Hello, my name is Camille. I am a spraypaint-a-holic. It is such an easy and inexpensive way to give something old a new life. Or give a little va-va-voom to something that may be languishing in its own ho-humness. Recently I read • Read More »