Simply Shabby Chic

22 Feb 19
Joy Elizabeth

A few weeks ago, my friend Jill gave me an end table that was otherwise headed for the Dumpster. It is composed of particle board covered with wood pattern veneer. I repaired the drawer tracks that had originally been installed with staples. I sanded the top, drawer fronts, and sides, applied primer, and painted it […]

22 Feb 19
the anti-social butterfly.

Hong Kong doesn’t immediately present its quieter side to undiscerning tourists. A 21st century cacophony, this city’s blend of trams and temples, skyscrapers and subways, malls and myriad street shops, can overstimulate even the most Zen traveller. Here, everyone seems to be in perpetual high gear – even the tourists, who quickly learn to speedwalk […]

21 Feb 19
Frugal For Less

The second you move into a new place the first thing you want to do is unpack and create your space. But doesn’t the desire to redefine your…

20 Feb 19

The majority of the items  I renovate end up with a coat or two of paint on them. Like most people who upcycle I fully embraced chalk paint when it burst onto the market a few years ago. When I was younger I found the whole prep work to paint an item so laborious, washing […]

19 Feb 19

Pink PCs have rapidly turned into the conspicuous decision in workstations for young ladies. Having your own pink PC can include some pizazz, articulation, and character to a standout amongst your most utilized belongings. Pretty much every pink PC phone has pink workstations available to be purchased – and a large number of them will […]

17 Feb 19
Mumble Theatre

Feb 14-23: Joan Knight Studio, Perth  Feb 27 – Mar 2: The Tron, Glasgow Mar 6-9: Festival Studio, Edinburgh Script:  Stagecraft:   Performance:      Me & the wife love going to Perth to sample the ‘Horsecross’ contribution to the Scottish cultural landscape. Its a pleasant, unbusy evening’s drive from East Lothian & over the Bridges, […]

16 Feb 19
Pink Collar Savvy & Chic

It’s Day 24 of being back to blogging, and since I didn’t have my kiddos on Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating now with little gifts given with great love. I went to a German bilingual school and began my lifelong love affair with Gummi Bears in first grade when our teacher gave them as a treat. […]

13 Feb 19
harrisonmarkussen53's blogs

18375 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, Tarzana, CA st louis gutter cleaning Discovering the right remodeling contractor can make your life so rather more pleasant when doing all your subsequent home improvement challenge. I bought a char broil quantum grill (1 week ago) but it takes about 4 times extra time to cook anything and the meals […]

12 Feb 19
Postcard Reviews

Pub: Leisure Arts Sure to become your creative partner in paper crafting for years to come, The Ultimate Handbook for Paper Crafters explains which design elements make a card fun and cute (polka dots for sure), clean and graphic (no frills), classy and elegant (sweeping and dramatic), and shabby chic or vintage (layers, layers and […]

11 Feb 19
The Wandering Scribbler

Gentrifying neighborhoods: the Prenzlauer Berg case I am at home sitting on my couch and I look out of the window. The reflection on the glass is peaceful: some older but well renovated buildings — the Altbau in German — clean streets with dogs and kids running everywhere, a tree strategically placed at the end […]

09 Feb 19

Last summer, I found myself sitting on a plane, heading for a city in a country I’d never previously considered a potential holiday destination. The country was Hungary and the city was Budapest, and anyone who’s visited this fabulous place, will no doubt be knowingly nodding and smiling as they read this. Anyone who hasn’t, […]

09 Feb 19
My wall decor ideas

We have previously seen the use of exposed bricks in bedrooms and other areas of the house. We have also seen what a certain space looks like with murals and wallpaper. This time, let us show you great bedroom designs with wooden walls. Wood can be added to the interior of a room in different […]

08 Feb 19
  • This lamp is a great way to add style and some extra light to a room. Its style matches perfectly with both modern and traditional decor – simply pair with a shade of your choice.
  • It is made of durable wood and comes with a solid base that ensures stability.
05 Feb 19
Nerdy Shabby Cozy Chic

For one of the top high schools in the nation, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is still heavily dependent of Facebook for just about everything. During the school year, I teach three sections of English 9, Journalism 1-4, Photojournalism and Broadcast Journalism at the prestigious magnet school for science, technology, engineering and […]