Sunday Reading

October 21st, 2012

Hello friends, I hope you’re all enjoying this fine fall weekend!  We’re invited to a birthday party up in Healdsburg (a popular destination town in WC) and I’m excited to spend a few hours relaxing with friends, sampling some delicious cuisine! 

Meanwhile, here are the articles posted over the past two weeks at my Better Homes & Gardens blog, click on the button to read the latest. 

haunted house

great geometric rugs

clever craft supply storage

beautiful comfortable beds

fireplace focus

mirrored furniture


I have a great DIY art project to share with you tomorrow, until then enjoy your Sunday! 

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Friday Finds

October 19th, 2012

Oh yes, it’s back for week number two!  It’s my random collection of Friday Finds that include all the things I spy online and feel the need to share, enjoy. 

Did you know that Spoonflower now offers wallpaper from their gallery of artists and fabric designers?  You can also design your own!  The wallpaper is removable too, which is perfect for apartments, dorms, or rentals.  Wow, it’s a whole new world! 

spoonflower wallpapers

design by Holli Zollinger for Spoonflower


To set my everyday dinner table I use the PB caterer’s plates and I have for many years, but I spied this helpful article on ten other budget basics for white dinnerware.

budget basics simple white dinnerware apt therapy


Ten designers vent about these decorating mistakes, do you agree?

decorating mistakes


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