A Front Door I’d Like to Trick or Treat
On Halloween night, you may think about ghosts, goblins, candy, witches and pumpkins, but I’ve got my mind on lanterns, knockers, high-gloss paint and coir mats. I really enjoy getting up close and personal with my neighbor’s homes while trick-or-treating with my boys – particularly, their front porches. It’s like the super bowl of curb…Read More
Day 154: Project 1896 (Our Home Renovation) – Let’s Go Outside
As we approach ‘locked and loaded’ status for interior selections and orders for our home renovation, I am now turning my focus elsewhere – outside the house, to be specific. Even though I know and employ daily the elements and principles of design, when it comes to exterior design, my mind just shuts down. I…Read More
An Outdoor Rug – Help Me Decide!
For the first time ever, my husband and I have purchased outdoor furniture. We are new to having usable outdoor dining space, and are really looking forward to entertaining friends and family “al fresco.” For now, we have a deck – though in the future we will dine on a stone patio of some sort (more…Read More