Decorating on a Budget – Project: Help Me Decorate

Budget decorating help

I receive a lot of mail, emails with decorating questions about decorating on a budget.   I am truly touched that so many of you want my opinion, but I receive more requests then I can handle. If you have sent me a request for decorating advice and I have not gotten back to you,… 

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The Best Home Decorating Accessory

How to display a collection on matchbooks

I recently went on a little cleaning marathon – it doesn’t happen often, but the dreary weather was making me want to add some sunshine and cheer to my surroundings. One thing led to another and I ended up changing a few things in my family room. One of the things I changed was what… 

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DIY: How To Make a Decorative Folding Screen

How to make a decorative folding screen out of old doors

I have an obsession with DIY decorating, but one decorating item in particular truly excites me when I choose items for a room.  It is an item that is so useful and versatile when decorating a home that no home should be without one.    It can be easily found at furniture stores as well as… 

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A Client’s House–Makeover

Ideas on how to install a board and battan wall treatment

Over the last few weeks I have been helping a client update her home.  It is a charming older home with a big wide front porch, lots of big windows, and details that just don’t come in newer homes.  Along with all that character comes many older home problems –  drafty windows, uneven floors and… 

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