Category Archives: Decorating

Annie Sloan’s New Chalk Paint Color – Lem Lem

The other day I was hanging out at one of my favorite “soul renewal” places, Barnes and Noble, where I picked up Somerset Home magazine.  What caught my eye (besides the beautiful cover) was a feature on Annie Sloan’s new … Continue reading

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Organization Feels So Good

Do you have dresser draws overflowing with T-shirts, sweat pants and shorts, to name but a few of the items that get tossed into drawers never to be seen again?  Do the ones you where sit at the top of … Continue reading

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A Burlap Wreath for Spring

In the winter/early spring months I try to reserve Friday afternoons for doing something crafty.  Since it’s a beautiful, sunny day today, I decided to create a wreath welcoming spring.  I wonder if that will hurry it along? I bought … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover

I was going to continue this wonky old farmhouse makeover by painting the living room, but decided that since my kitchen is part way there, I might as well get on with it.  A good friend of mine, while visiting … Continue reading

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Our Farmhouse Living Room

Next on my room-by-room trip is the living room.  Next week I’ll be getting it ready for painting.  And there is a lot of it.  The ceiling, walls, fireplace and bookshelves will all be getting a coat of paint.  The ceiling … Continue reading

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Our Farmhouse Dining Room

I’ve never had a problem decorating in all the years I’ve owned a own home.  I’ve always had a vision.  But this house is a conundrum.  It isn’t speaking to me.  It doesn’t know what it wants to be.  That’s … Continue reading

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Turning an old Farmhouse into a Home

I can’t believe how time flies!  We’ve been on the farm almost three years.  It feels like yesterday.  Since the move we’ve adopted alpacas, a livestock guardian dog named Loki, goats, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, cats, and another dog, a Pomeranian … Continue reading

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