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Cute Swing Top Glass Bottle from Target

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. Sharing a new, inexpensive acquisition in our household. Right now our Britta is a large cubic container that sits in the refrigerator, and you just… Read more »

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OMG. Restoration Hardware Is My Downfall

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. Long story short, I’m finally going with linen curtains from Restoration Hardware. They just arrived a week ago and it was seriously like Christmas around… Read more »

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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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The Muslin for My Curtains Has Arrived!

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. Now they’re just waiting to be made into something, and that’s makin me nervous. The last time I was talking about making curtains, I was… Read more »

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A Barrel, Chinese Chest & Iron Stand: Antique Shopping for the 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 feel old and stuffy when I say I’m shopping for furniture for a new home, but it’s not really any different from getting furniture… 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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Table Settings at Lime Acre, Jamaica

Presentation is important. Even with the tastiest food, it’s the mood of a gathering and the people you’re with that you really remember years later. Here were the table settings for some of our meals! For every meal, our tables are set up in different locations on the villa. Most of the time it’s outdoors,… 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 »