You all know my master bed/bath is undergoing a facelift and adding framed mirrors is part of the process. Most homes have these huge behemoth mirrors and mine is no exception. Don’t get me wrong I love mirrors! Is that vain to say? Mirrors magnify the light in a room, and I love lots of natural light, but they tend to look a little big and naked. (I’m talking about the mirrors now, not necessarily what they’re reflecting!!!!) Let’s dress that mirror! This project was so ... Read More about How to Frame a Mirror
Can you imagine anything more mouth watering than the tangy tartness of raspberries, flaky, buttery pastry, and rich, sweet melted chocolate ? Say I Love You with a special Valentine’s Day breakfast. Raspberries and chocolate have always been a phenomenal pairing. Puff pastry is ultra versatile in baking. To use it, simply remove from freezer and defrost approximately 30 minutes. On a lightly floured surface, unfold pastry and gently roll with a rolling pin to smooth it out a ... Read More about Chocolate Raspberry Valentine Croissants
No paint techniques or recipes will be taught today, just the introspective thoughts of a woman reaching a milestone in her life. Today I’m 40. That number looks so foreign to me. I knew this day was coming and I’ve dreaded it for a year. WHY THE FEAR? Will I turn into the crypt keeper at the strike of midnight? Of course not. What will I do? em·brace: –verb. To take or receive gladly or eagerly; willingly accept Sounds like a plan. Women who are 40 know who they are, know what ... Read More about 40 Love it, Hate it, or Embrace it.
I believe shopping your home first is always a wise decision. The wall above the thrift store storage table desperately needed something, but what? This is a CRAZY house of 4 kids coming and going to friends and sports and such. The kids’ cell phones are always dead and some “back to basic” communication was needed, a.s.a.p. You can’t get more “basic” then chalk and a chalkboard! Well, ok, maybe writing in the sand. Anyhow. I looked around the house and found this picture that I’m tired ... Read More about Message Board Made Easy
Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2011 is: COURAGEOUS ~ CONFIDENT ~ VITAL Honeysuckle would work just fine for me in a shiny, snakeskin heel, or a strappy silk dress. But there’s no way Handsome will ever allow Honeysuckle as a decorating color in our home (unless it’s in the girls’ rooms, of course). Joyfully, I remain oh-so-passé for 2011. (I’m not feeling the slightest bit worried about it either) Let me to introduce to you “Sand & Sisal’s Color of the Year for 2011”! This is what I’ve ... Read More about Color of the Year: Sand & Sisal vs. Pantone