You know I have a thing for old glass bottles and vases. My demijohns, old soda bottles and thrift shop green glass didn't look like this when I got them. The bottles were filled with mud and crud and dirt and debris (one even hid the stiff little body of a poor little mouse). The vases had mineral deposits and hard water … [Read more...]
With over 100 Eclectic Home Tours to date, I am still always thrilled to find a gorgeous home to share with you. Jenna Sue Design really blew me away ... see for yourself in her completely renovated California cottage. Subway tile, rustic wood beams, farmhouse sink, open shelving ... a dream kitchen (done on a … [Read more...]
It's time for another Eclectic Home Tour - one of more than 100 creative tours you can browse out for design inspiration and amazing eye candy. Today, we are touring the Utah home of Sita of Sita Montgomery Interiors. Love the open floor plan. Symmetry is perfect in this peaceful bedroom. I love floating desks - why stare at … [Read more...]
Mattress shopping. Worse than root canal. Pushy salespeople expect you to plunk down thousands after spending just minutes laying awkwardly on their beds in front of a bunch of strangers. To make matters worse, you can't return it if your back hurts after a week of tossing and turning. So when it was time to get a new mattress … [Read more...]
Let it go, let it go, I'm one with the wind and sky. Oops, wrong quote. Sorry to get the theme from Frozen stuck in your head but it's time to ... Let it Go! I have piles of clutter that threaten to topple upon me causing serious bodily injury - maybe even death - so I have vowed that it's time to live with only … [Read more...]
Can you believe I've featured over 100 Eclectic Home Tours over the years (114 to be exact). So to kick off a new year in style, featured home number 115 is a doozy ... Anissa of House Seven is documenting life in her seventh house and it's a beauty. A modern sputnik chandelier gives the room a new look. I love a sofa … [Read more...]
Top 10 Projects of 2014 – From Thrift Store Makeovers to Purge Sales to My Flower-Less Summer and More!
2014 What a very good year it's been. I'm taking a walk down memory lane (actually, I should be jogging to work off all the extra eggnog I've been consuming) and re-visiting my Top DIY Projects 2014 ... I'm getting fancy and counting down in Spanish in honor of my dad. Diez Thrift shop makeovers. The mission: find … [Read more...]