This week I planned on getting the living room spic-n-span, shiny clean but so far I've gotten sidetracked with making stuff. Oh well, the good thing about being a homemaker is that I can set my own schedule!I did finish one bookcase and I have one more to go. I organize my books library style - by subject. Then by size and/or author. Breaking up your books by color looks pretty but I really use ... Read More about Finished Bookcase #1
I love using wallpaper! Just not on walls. I like using it to back my bookcases and china cabinets. To me, everything in a cabinet looks better with a background of paint, fabric or paper. It's a touch of the unexpected that adds so much to a home! That's my basket of wallpaper above. Actually, it also includes gift wrap because I also use that to line my bookcases and china cabinets. I'm ... Read More about Decorating Bookcases
Do you know I get more great ideas from other bloggers than I do magazines! I really don't buy too many magazines anymore and I used to be such a magazine junkie. Anyway, dear Penny, mosaic artist extraordinaire, Lavender Hill Studio sent me a picture of her china cabinet (we have the same tassel hanging off the knobs of our cabinets) and I so loved the chicken wire that she had in hers, that I ... Read More about Dining Room Cabinet Re-Make
The Friendly Village by Johnson Brothers My Johnson Brothers plates elevates a simple lunch of mac n cheese with hot dogs and green peas. Clearance flowers from Kroger on a tablecloth I found at Big Lots for $2.88 Cloth napkins and some sliced apples. Patio doors open wide to let the fresh breeze and sounds of nature in. Lunch at my house today....wish you all could have ... Read More about Lunch
I've spoken before about how we follow the Dave Ramsey plan for finances. We do with one exception. He is totally opposed to the use of credit cards - he doesn't want you to have one at all. Instead he wants you to have a $1000 emergency fund (which we have) and use that instead of a credit card if something crops up. Well, I don't know how he travels without a credit card! We would need waaaay ... Read More about Are Credit Cards Evil?
For other Show and Tell Friday posts please visit Kelli at There's No Place Like HomeOne of the best things about blogging is getting to know so many wonderful people I normally wouldn't have a chance to meet! Today I want to share something the wonderfully talented Rosemary of Roses Petite Maison gave me just because she knows I collect redwork and thought I would enjoy them.She sent me two ... Read More about Show & Tell Friday!