How to Make Your Own Curtains

Have you ever wondered if you could make your own curtains? You can! Here's how.

Apartment Therapy!

Yesterday afternoon I was searching for dinner recipes on my phone (trying to figure out what on earth to do with these little Korean rice tube things called duk that my youngest son keeps talking about ever since his grandma served them to him months ago), when my phone tweet-tweeted at me that I had… Continue reading Apartment Therapy!

The $200 Office Nook Makeover

Great things happen when you are willing to haul your neighbors' trash down the street in your PJs. Read how I made over my office for $200.

Office Nook Makeover: After Photos Tomorrow!

A sneak peek at my office nook makeover! More photos coming tomorrow.

Office Nook Makeover: Update

Hello there! Since I last wrote about my plan to make over my office nook, I've made progress! I thought you might like to see how it's going. I bought the shelves (Vittsjo), as well as the trestle legs (Lerberg) for my desk, from IKEA. Assembling them was easier than I had feared. I think… Continue reading Office Nook Makeover: Update

Office Nook Makeover: The Plan

One of my new year's resolutions was to redo my office, but budget constraints kept me paralyzed. Until, that is, my old friend Bulk Trash Pick Up Day brought me a little inspiration.

Kids’ Art Wall with Ribbon & Felt

Another attempt at a kids' art display wall, except this time it was for my daughter's room, so I aimed for a bit more color and cheer. (And I found it in the form of felt!)

The ($2) Children’s Art Wall

Parents are constantly faced with many challenges; one of the less serious—but still maddening—is how to display all the art their kids create. Our children come home from school with a seemingly endless stream of art. Of course, sometimes this "art" is just a huge smear of so-mixed-that-it's-now-brown paint, but sometimes the stuff is wonderful—vibrant… Continue reading The ($2) Children’s Art Wall