Monthly archives for June, 2015

blog share: ruche

blog share: ruche

Check out this awesome light fixture at Ruche.  I love birdcages and  this one is especially gorgeous.  It goes from this: to this: wow! just wow!

downstairs bathroom renovation

We are renovating our downstairs bathroom. We are removing the shower and just putting a toilet and vanity in there and hopefully a cupboard as well.  The room is not that big and we have some issues with the plumbing that will continue to be a problem if we put in a shower. There is currently […]

how to display photos

Having recently moved house I am looking for ideas on how to display my photos. I have several walls I can use and thought it may be nice to use various methods. Here are a few ideas to ponder. A big photo frame with lots and lots of photos displayed on it.  Maybe a bit […]

painting interior walls

We have been picking paint colors for the house. I really like Grey Pail by Dulux but hubby thought it was a bit dark. What he actually said was that it looked like a battleship and we should christen our house the U.S.S. Missouri.  Hilarious!  What do you think? So then I chose to have […]

new seating

When we moved into our house recently we had a servery off the kitchen window that goes to the outdoor entertaining area. This was a great idea as it meant not carrying things up and down the stairs, there are 6 steps. However, we are both vertically challenged (although don’t tell my husband I said […]

what would the stairs look like if i ...

My stairs are B-O-R-I-N-G!!  They are stained dark but they do not match the flooring in the rest of the house. I have been scouring the internet again and found some fabulous ideas for painted stairs. I have 2 staircases in my house, one with 6 steps and one with 9.  This image is taken […]

tutorial: how to setup a wordpress bl...

Do you want learn more about setting up a blog in WordPress?  Today I am going to share with you how to setup a WordPress blog. This post is for those of us that don’t want to use blogger or other blogging software but want their own domain name. How to create a new website In […]

how to make tram blinds

As you know I love vintage and industrial and tram blinds are wonderful.  I would simply die to have an original one but unfortunately I can’t afford such a thing and I think they are few and far between.  I found a site where you can get them made up (new) to your specifications but […]

are you a shoe person?

Today I bought some fab new shoes, ladies King Gee with pink trim. Aren’t they just delicious. Best of all they protect my feet while I am working outside. I am not a shoe person. I have maybe 10 pairs of shoes in total.  I have never been a shoe person. I don’t have great […]

stencilled table top ideas

Having done all that I then started to think where I could hang such a thing in my house and found that there was nowhere that it would suit, so I had to change my idea. I have now decided that I will use the same thing and stencil my dining table with it. Here […]

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