I was really leaning towards red, but it seemed too heavy and in a way, too masculine. I took a chance in the hallway and it paid off. After that, I knew there would be deep pink somewhere in my living space, but it seemed too bold a choice for the living room. But why?… Continue Reading
When “they” tell you not to worry about how it looks in the can, it will look “just like the chip” once it dries, don’t believe them. The Pepto Bismal-looking stuff in the can dried very red, but not a good red. It sort of reminded me of day-glo BBQ spareribs, like the ones they… Continue Reading
The metamorphosis has begun! The idea of rolling Pepto Bismal onto my walls is a bit stressful, but the lady at the paint store promised it would dry very close to the color on the paint chip, which is nothing like pepto pink. Yeah, I’ve heard that before…
I mentioned the other day that there was a fabulous thrifted treasure being delivered on Wednesday. Well, it’s here! It’s a new to me vintage sofa with red velvet cushions!!! And I love it! It’s replacing the daybed, which was always meant to be a temporary solution until the perfect sofa came along. There’s only… Continue Reading
I just got screwed by the plumber. Now, now, this isn’t that kind of blog, I meant it figuratively ;-) I tried to replace my bathroom faucet myself. I bought the same model, hoping it would make things easier. It didn’t, and so I had to hire a plumber. The plumber just left and when… Continue Reading
The wind beneath my decorating wings is in Seattle for a week and I’m itching to paint my living room. Actually, it’s good that he’s in Seattle because he’s of the opinion that I should hang some artwork and mirrors and call it good, but then again he’s the one who was pushing white with… Continue Reading
Tied to my bike with bungee cords because when the perfect desk chair shows up at the secondhand shop for 165 Crowns (about $30), there’s no time to be a princess. After paying $40 to replace the light bulb in my bathroom, yes the light bulb, not the actual light, I needed something like this!