Horse hair & straw padding? No way! After a year and a half of stitching, my recovered footstool is a beauty!
Art & Home Decor
Our Opening Night on the “Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes”
Take a peek inside our Italianate 1876 Fixer Upper decorated for the holidays!
Revisiting the Arts + Culture of Canada’s First Nations
We found a heightened cultural awareness and sensitivity for the Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest as we traveled through British Columbia.
Michelangelo’s SISTINE CHAPEL – The Exhibition in Indy
If visiting the Sistine Chapel is on your bucket list, don’t miss seeing Michelangelo’s SISTINE CHAPEL – The Exhibition!
Spring at the Speed: Mixin’ it Up with “Codeswitch”
“Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch” took all my preconceptions of upcycled vintage quilts and quite frankly blew them up.
What’s Your Christmas Stocking’s Story?
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?
Cookie Cutters & Baking Tools on my Vintage Kitchen Christmas Tree
I’ve begun to deck the halls, and one of my favorite things is the kitchen Christmas tree.
While We’re Waiting…
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 Big Reveal: Living Room Transformation at the Fixer Upper
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.
The Big Reveal: Behold the Dining Room
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.