How French doors will look in my sitting room

Playing with Photoshop

I have wanted to put French doors in our sitting room even before we ever closed on our house, and my husband has always said it would be nice. But I know unless he sees it, he won't get excited about the idea.

Easy ideas I used to transform our ho-hum bedroom

Cozy bedroom

I transformed our ho-hum bedroom into a cozy retreat, and I didn't need to spend thousands for a complete makeover. I'm sharing some simple inexpensive ideas I did in my own bedroom that anyone can do to up the cozy factor of your bedroom.

A Christmas home tour, while I'm kicked out of the kitchen

I'm kicked out of the kitchen

Merry Christmas! Jim kicked me out of the kitchen while he makes our family's traditional Krumkakes, so let's do a Christmas home tour. Come on in, and we'll try to stay out of his way!

Pantone color of the year 2018


Well, it's official. Pantone's Color of the Year is 18-3838 Ultra Violet. I'm only mildly surprised. I've seen this color around a lot, and I know a lot of people who will love this year's pick.