Before and after

IF YOU'VE GLANCED at Pinterest within the past couple of years, you may have noticed trend that involves chalk-painting old furniture to give it a fresh-yet-deliberately-distressed look. And if you've ventured down that particular rabbit hole, like I did, you may have learned that this stuff is not your mother's paint. Mother used to strip … Continue reading Before and after

Deck the halls, now make it disappear

MAYBE IT'S JUST ME, but lately, I get as excited to undecorate after Christmas as I am to decorate right after Thanksgiving. Oh, there have been years where I could barely stand the thought of dragging the "big Santas" up from the storage room, but once I unbox them, I'm always happy I did. And … Continue reading Deck the halls, now make it disappear