“Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch” took all my preconceptions of upcycled vintage quilts and quite frankly blew them up.
Home Decor & Art
If you hang stockings as a Christmas tradition, what’s the story behind your family’s treasures? Are they a mix of old and new? Are they handmade? Did you find them in a catalog or fall in love with them at a favorite shop?
I’ve begun to deck the halls, and one of my favorite things is the kitchen Christmas tree.
Scientists say working with your hands makes your brain happier. Have you tried forcing flower bulbs for winter blooms? Lovely reward for a little patience!
The transformation of the Fixer Upper interior is so close to completion! For this blog post, let’s start The Big Reveal with a look at how the living room has changed. Come on inside.
After months of renovation at the 1876 Fixer Upper, the dining room has become a lovely place to enjoy a meal and a special place to see and enjoy many of my treasures.
Sunshine, blue skies, pleasant temperatures and a golf cart are a great combo just about anywhere. Put them in Madison, Indiana on a fall day during a Loft Tour of commercial district properties? Awesome!
The two things that say “May” to me are peonies and Memorial Day. This May I’ve enjoyed weeks of fragrant & beautiful peony blooms in my garden, drooled over incredible peony bouquets in a Seattle farmers market, taken a road trip to peony producing Red Twig Farms in central Ohio, and thought a lot about my Dad.
Ornamental ironwork is a defining feature in the fabric of downtown Madison, Indiana. Thinking of how we might incorporate it at our 1876 fixer upper.
I’m taking the afternoon to try several new things. I’m playing with my new Christmas toys (spiralizer & sous-vide tool), and starting a DIY paint experiment (brick whitewash.)