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What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

New year's eve has never been a big deal to us.  One year I did go to a party with my Opa.  My Oma had just passed away that year and he didn't feel it was appropriate to bring a date and he didn't want to go alone, so he asked his granddaughter.  I drove up with him from Florida, got dolled up in a silver sequenced shirt (my friends called it my disco ball shirt) and I danced in the new years  (read more …)

The Cost of My Living Room

I'm sure some wallets are empty and some credit cards are smoking in the wake of Christmas, so I am going to share with you how I put together a thrifty, yet elegant living room.  I've always loved the finer things.  I don't like things that look cheap.  I also have never been super rich (monetarily speaking) and I'm a thrifty sort of gal.  I think even if I had boatloads  (read more …)

Living Room

I always get such a great response when I post about a slipcover and I promise I will break it down in a tutorial for you.  Honestly, I took pictures while making one a while ago, but they were taken at night before I used my Speedlight and they stink.  I have several pieces in the "hopper", so I'll get some good pics of the next one.  Until then, I do have a mini slipcover tutorial  (read more …)