Tag: rustic

Brown Thumb Gardening on a Balcony

Brown Thumb Gardening on a Balcony

If you would like to have a garden but don’t think you have the space or green thumb, think again. Gardens can be small and low maintenance, like the balcony (container) garden in the above photograph. You can place your plant, straight from the nursery, into […]

Roam If You Want To

Roam If You Want To

Recently, I’ve been surprised by why the blog for Roamers Berlin hasn’t been getting more attention. I mean, their pictures are gorgeous, both of the food and the interior.  (I’m just going to focus on the interior.) So check out the photograph above. See the lovely, vintage, […]

Quickie: Kilim Me Softly

Quickie: Kilim Me Softly

I am in love with design blog, The Marion House Book. Ms. Reddington’s bedroom, which resides in a Victorian, changes with the seasons in Toronto. Currently, she has decorated her bed with kilim pillows and textiles from her travels. It’s wonderful that she didn’t let […]

Four Ways to Make Your Bed

Four Ways to Make Your Bed

Making our beds is often one of the first chores we learn to do, and as adults, we either do it or we don’t (no need for confessions). If you do it, you just do it like you’ve always done it and were taught to […]

Behind the Scenes, in Front of the Camera

Behind the Scenes, in Front of the Camera

I rarely watch television shows as they are broadcast. I prefer to wait until a show is complete, and to watch it at my pace. This happened with Dexter. It’s about a serial killer who kills serial killers. It ended September 22, 2013 after eight […]

Quickie: Quest for Fire

Quickie: Quest for Fire

Fireplaces, especially in urban areas, are love-hate relationships. Love the fire, hate the pollution! With Rigoletto Acqua‘s electric fireplace (using a scant 205 watts), you can save the relationship and nurture the love. And how about the design of this living room? The concrete contrasting […]