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 RERUN ALERT!!!Thanks to the Beckie Farrant, the genius behind RoadKill Rescue for the feature today! Bonjour!  Or should I say, Cool….as in this dresser! It went from shocking blah, to an experiment in color gone bad, to sleek and modern…  Here is the original if you missed it: I am in the process of Redouxing […]

Meet Emma. Every gal who is trying to juggle a paint/creative business, while raising children, taking care of home and family and other community and church obligations needs an Emma. Emma is one of my closest friends and has recently been promoted to apprentice. Emma is one hard worker, like the apprentice, sometimes you get […]

Lots of projects almost done,  no beauty pics yet.  Took turns with sick children yesterday.  One, still ill from Sunday wanted to stay home in morning, felt well enough to go to school by 10 a.m.   11 a.m. …..dreaded caller ID tells me their school is calling.   Thinking it is twin number 2 saying she […]

Late to the party I am, but here it is……the top 10 “REDOUXS” I posted about in 2011 that you chose!   Going David Letterman style, the countdown starts at #10 This Highboy and accompanying Nightstands were some of my favorite projects.  The Highboy was made from Solid Wood, and the finished top is stained in […]

 1ST WE NEED TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF LAST WEEKEND’S GIVEAWAY from Knick of Time Interiors ET LE VAINQUEUR EST……. Emanuela from “My Little Inspirations” Congratulations Emanuela!!  Now….On with “Le Farm Table” How To:  I recently redid a Farm Table.  It was a freebie from Craig’s list.  The legs were white and the top was […]

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the beautiful giveaway from Angela at   Knick of Time this past weekend.  We will be announcing the winner tomorrow, so stay tuned!!!  “soi la promotion” (Self promotion time)…..My dresser turned bookshelf was quite popular, and hopefully inspired many of you to try something similar.   Be sure […]

Looking for a great way to display all those sweet Holiday cards you receive?  If you missed part One, you can see it by clicking POUR LE VOIR It is also being featured at the always fun: Strictly Homemade Tuesday We all have a lot of these laying around: There are tons of great ways […]

Do you find yourself at the end of each day with a whole bunch little odds and ends around your home, none of which belong to you?  All of which belong to your kids?  There are many methods for getting kids to pick up after themselves.  I have tried many of them, most of them […]

Le Fantastique Plastique! Here in Norcal we are having a very lovely Spring, and my Roses are SOOOO happy.  I know those of you in colder weather will have blooms soon, so here are some ideas to inspire you for when flowers start popping.  I have one or two lovely Chrystal Vases for Flowers, but […]

Spring Buckets and Gilded Eggs  I admit it, I am not always the best seasonal decorator, unless you can count seasonal paint colors in cans strewn about my kitchen……This year, I vowed to change that.  I had a bunch of pastel colored buckets I had purchased last year from the dollar  bins at Target: I […]

My fabulous client Marja has amazing taste.  She plays by my rules when it comes to decorating.  NO rules.  She goes with what speaks to her, whether it is formal elegance or a laid back “Beach driftwood” theme.  She leans to the French Countryside in both the exterior and interior of her home.  Having grown […]