Category Archives: Nesting

Last of the Russian Sage {Living Room Update}

I noticed our near-zero nights are starting to turn the garden. So before the critters and flowers completely leave us for the season, I brought some of our lovely Russian sage inside. *soft inhale* Then I realized the last time I posted … Continue reading

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French-Inspired Casual

When I am well, I am all. over. it. When stuff shows up on my to-do list I’m all like, “Stuff, you’re goin’ down!” And then I attack and stuff is done. That’s when I’m well. When I’m sick? Well…that’s … Continue reading

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Procrastination inspiration

Tonight, when I should have been caulking/painting the floor trim in the basement, I instead channeled my inner typographer and busied myself with a can of tomato-colored paint. I am a MASTER procrastinator. If you need procrastination assistance, like, say, … Continue reading

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Sew in Time for Spring

So I bought this fabric last November (ahem) and finally, just in time for spring, sewed the prettiest pillows for our bedroom! I even mastered a hidden zipper. Fo’ realz. *High five* I love the gray background with our soft … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Bathroom Refresh

To say the least, this crazy-yucky bathroom was mocking me with its dated ugliness. (You have no idea how sad I am that I didn’t get a picture of the original gold-and-oak vanity light to share with you.) It needed … Continue reading

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My New Love

Our new kitchen light, a Christmas gift from my parents: It’s sparkly and beautiful, nothing like the hideous, broken fan light – the last remaining bit of the previous owner’s kitchen: You’ll have to trust me that it was way … Continue reading

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Trim the Tree (Branch, that is)

Well, folks, we finally have a Christmas tree tree branch with all the trimmings. The branch is one that we needed to prune from one of our huge maples anyway, stuck into a traditional tree stand old crate. Might come … Continue reading

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