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Problem-Solving Storage Ideas for a Small Space

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. If only you could see me as I write this post… I am presently climbing onto my soapbox and preparing to give a didactic little… Read more »

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Shopping for a Tansu at Shibui

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. For the last 10 years, I’ve been using an IKEA dresser to hold the clothes that I don’t hang up in the closet. And I’ve… Read more »

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Painting the House ‘Pure as the Cold Driven Snow’

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. {*Winter was made for listening to Belle & Sebastian*} We closed on the house last Friday! Yaay. And as soon as we got out we… Read more »

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Dreaming of Making Curtains for New Home

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. I sewed my first buttonhole! When I pulled my cloth out of my sewing machine, I was so amazed to see the buttonhole etchings appear… Read more »

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My New Wall of Accessories

Took a cue from Suzi’s February 9 post today and assembled my very own wall of accessories… to accommodate¬†my overflowing collection of belts, hair doodads, and hats. I did it¬†all with two simple tools: a hammer and some nails. It was a long overdue solution to organizing knick knacks that were starting to find themselves… Read more »

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Mama Hsu the Interior Decorator

Mama’s guest room is coming along so nicely! I love this contemporary style with bright primary colors: We were standing there admiring it the other day, and at one point, she reached for this huge, gaudy paper flower thingy to consider placing it above the bed as a centerpiece for the wall. But I quickly… Read more »