I am so proud, delighted, and flattered when regular readers send me pictures of their transformations. I just had to feature this fabulous revamp by one of my regular readers. Shea from California sent me this email: Read the rest of this entry »
Nailheads are popping up everywhere, and they’re back in a big way. Nailheads are no longer just for dark leather sofas in club rooms filled with cigar smoke. Here are a few gorgeous objects out there that feature this fabulous finish.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s chair, House and Garden, 2006
I’ve got this thing for wall mirrors in sets of three. Come to think of it, I try to display anything in sets of three. To me, in décor, odd numbers reign, and trios are just more interesting than pairs.
So I found this set of mirrors last week at the local Goodwill that called out my name. “Kate, over here, over here !” Alas, the poor downtrodden mirrors had been sitting in a corner all by themselves. Apparently, from what history I could gather, these mirrors used to belong to a dresser, but sadly had been abandoned by their bigger mate. But oh, the potential within ! You know I have a soft spot for hidden potential, so naturally I brought said mirrors home with me.
Last year, we had a huge Fourth of July barbeque for fifty friends. It was so much fun. We can see our local fireworks from our front porch, so we’re a great place for an evening party. Every year, all the kids from the neighborhood end up at our house for Mr. CG’s street fireworks show. This year, I skipped throwing a party, but I still like to add a festive touch to my table.
I bought some basic canisters from Michaels in white and red, and a few spools of ribbon.
This is not a novel concept to use ribbon for decorating centerpieces, but this is my simple and easy approach. Read the rest of this entry »
|Hi, I'm Kate from Northern California. I'm a bargain hunter, design lover, and incurable DIYer. I'm on a quest for diamond style on a dime, and I'm out to make my world fabulous, for less, one do-it-yourself project at a time. Learn more.|