Bedroom Dilemmas

Ok, let’s talk about our bedroom.  I think this is the most pictures I have ever posted of it, mostly because we have done nothing of import in it since we moved in. It’s not that I don’t like our bedroom, it’s that I still find it a little lacking. I am trying to improve…

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Painting a Bench

Taa daa! I painted the bench at the entrance, made some cushions, and placed some storage baskets underneath. I wasn’t very confortable with the idea of painting a bench myself at the beginning, but it turned out pretty well, if I may say so myself. You can see the before and after here, it was…

Painting a Coffee Table

My spousal unit is a huge fan of James Bond movies (aren’t all men?). Whenever there is a Bond Marathon on TV he sits there for hours watching the same movies he already knows by memory. When he started working for his company years ago they assigned him a mail code. It was 006. It’s…

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Cushions – The Quickest Way to Spice Your Decor

Cushions are like jewelry to a well-dressed lady: the right amount goes a long way, and the quickest way to spice your decor. I don’t like over-pillowfied spaces, instead of projecting comfort it actually becomes uncomfortable. Is there anything worse than sitting upright in a sofa with too many cushions? And if you are a guest at someone’s…