Category Archive: Interior Decorating

2016 Year-End Wrap-Up

In 2015, I followed the lead of NanaCathy and had a structured list of goals, “15 in ’15.”  I enjoyed that structure and got a lot done, but in 2016, I never made… Continue reading

From the Top!

Back when we were replacing our ceiling, new renovation-related lyrics for “My Favorite Things” popped into my head.  Today WordPress posted a lyric writing challenge, even using that song as the example, so… Continue reading

Layers of a Luxury Look

This week I accompanied my husband to a conference at a resort hotel in the Texas Hill Country.  Through a reservations mix-up, we ended up in one half of a luxury suite!  It… Continue reading

Christmas Kitsch

When it came to decorating, my grandmother was never a traditionalist.  She loved modern houses, modern furniture, and trendy holiday decorations.  She was the first person I knew to have a themed Christmas… Continue reading

A Bouquet of Shells

Over the last few weeks, we have been busy having fun, hosting pirate baby showers for my older daughter.  One was at my younger daughter’s house, and one was here at my house… Continue reading

On the Trail of a Textile Legend

In the late 1800s, Candace Wheeler was a textile designer, a business partner of Louis Comfort Tiffany, owner of her own design business, a writer,  a founder of a rural artists’ colony and… Continue reading

Christmas Cheer

It’s a little too warm to really feel like Christmas, but I am starting to decorate a little. One of my favorite decorations is this vintage fabric.  I don’t normally decorate with gold,… Continue reading

Streamlined Studio

I think craft supplies are like coral reefs- they slowly build on each other when you’re not looking, and before you know it, you’re surrounded by towering structures of beautiful fabric, yarn, books,… Continue reading

Inspired by the Fabulous Scavenger

There are so many creative, thought-provoking blogs out there that I love reading.  But there is one in particular that gives me ideas I can accomplish quickly, right this minute! And that is … Continue reading

A Manly Textile

The men I know don’t really care about any specific textiles (except those ugly free T-shirts that they manage to collect frequently), but here is one I associate with my dad. He was stationed… Continue reading