In my wife's (then, girl-I-was-gonna-marry-but-hadn't-yet) first post-college apartment, we filled the entire area over the sofa with album covers. We used sticky-tack, but the jackets were heavy, they fell often, and it ruined the surface of many of them.
Everyone loves the festive touch of hanging stuff from the ceiling. But the premade, disposable options are, well, disposable, and well, ugly. Handmade paper garlands are a much better option, but if you're making the effort, why not go all out and create a fabric option, which can be used again and again with no tearing, ripping, or crinking...well, maybe a little crinkling, but nothing a hot iron and a few seconds can't fix. And what aContinue Reading
I did it! A brain dump of everything necessary to complete this project in the most efficient and successful manner gave way to a tidy little To Do list. This morning I did my research on paint sprayer rental vs. paint sprayer purchase and the decision to purchase won. The promise of a $50.00 rebate on a $199.00 sprayer enticed me to buy instead of borrow. I may bemoan this decision, but I knew I would have to rent a sprayer for at leastContinue Reading
First I should say that I know that flowers aren't really a Curbly thing, but I saw these and was blown away by what a simple clever idea it was. So I figured I'd share.
It's about $5's worth of carnations and some foliage, poked into a potted evergreen.
Simple as that, these were taken about 4 days after I first saw them
there, and not being in water didn't appear to be doing the carnations
Actually you don't have to know any french at all to shop at Coming B the French home/deco/STUFF website (think Anthropologie with a french accent).
Sure the exchange rate is a kick in the pants, but they deliver and are considerably cheaper than a shopping trip to Paris, here are some of my favorite finds:
Love Paris in the springtime? Show your amour with an Eiffel Tower garland,30 Euro
Create yourContinue Reading
Overstock.com has deciphered Pantone’s 2008 fall color palette using real life examples. With names such as ‘High Profile,’ ‘Recollection’, ‘Wellspring’, and ‘Savories’, Pantone doesn’t give much away. So, here’s a thumbnail description of each–with some luscious images, courtesy of Overstock–that depict Pantone’s vision.
High Profile: This group is could also be called ‘Regal’ as it includes white, ebony black, chocolate browns and silver-graysContinue Reading