It occurred to me that being a Realtor® it was time for a real estate related post. Houzz always comes through with valuable posts and allows for re-blogging. Why reinvent the wheel, right? The tips in this piece from Houzz are invaluable even if your home is not for sale!
I don;'t know about you, but here in Boise, we had a wet Spring. Those dreary grey days actually inspired me to do some major filing, tossing, donating, and general organizing at home. I was in such a spring clean up mode that this blog was sorely ignored. My apologies. I have some fantastic recipes... Continue Reading →
If I have said it once, I have said this a thousand times: don't paint your walls in color until you know what will go in the room. And that very same advice is Tip #1. Hello! It can be impossible to shop for accessories, bed linens, and what not if your room is already... Continue Reading →
I just cannot help myself by dreaming about a mid century home complete with the furnishings. It's OK to dream, right? These ideas also bring to mind a few distinct neighborhoods in Boise, particularly the Lower Highlands and Foothills East. I have seen some amazing homes....Add to the mix are new stores, locally or regionally... Continue Reading →
houzz.com sends me great emails about everything HOME and I just eat it up. Once in awhile, I find an article worthy of embedding in to my blog and why not, they give you the tool! So, today, I get this email with a topic titled "What Chihuahuas Can Teach Us About Interior Design". Seriously?... Continue Reading →
Ha! You say when you read that title. Not me..... but we all tend to get things and keep things. Soon we forget to ask why and what for. Well, think about it! Even me, who had a business called Chaos Control, can get out of control with "things" around the house. As of late,... Continue Reading →
I just had to share this article from houzz.com today. To make a long story short, the economic downturn turned me in to a thrift store aka consignment store shopper. And what finds I found: designer clothes, furniture for the niches that cried out for filling, yard art, even my mason jars or French canning... Continue Reading →
I would be remiss to not post this wonderful piece from houzz.com of Judith Balis' work. I am, admittedly, an ardent admirer of her impeccable taste, her amazing talent and design skills! Enjoy!
Ah, the front porch. We all want one! I don't have a front porch but I do have a front patio area. One evening last Spring, I opened up a bottle of French red wine and went to work decorating my "space". Actually what I was really doing was celebrating my new singleness. New life!... Continue Reading →