Category Archives: House

to furnish

I added a lovely chair to my office furniture. It’s not hanging out in the office presently; it wants to be seen and admired so I’m humoring it. In other news my basil that had been flourishing ┬áis committing suicide. … Continue reading

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artful addition

Thrifting last Saturday with Brianna yielded a new picture to my artless house. I haven’t yet hung it up (it seems too small to add to a large blank wall), but it’s hanging out balancing the nut bowl on the … Continue reading

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idyllic winter

Today’s a day for hot chocolate, fire, cats, blankets, books, good music, knitting, and not having to go anywhere. Completely unrelated: I’ve always thought the right side of my house needs something a little more. Another window? A pine tree? … Continue reading

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spices

The whole house smells of spicy gingerbread.

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decoration

I harbor an ill-concealed desire that the inside of my house be like a jungle with plants everywhere, thriving, spreading, and overhanging just about everything. The reality ends up that I have some plants in my house that I try … Continue reading

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the door

The charming door is cut and in thanks to some help from my roommate. It pleases me so much more than white hollow core MDF.

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details, doors, and charm

Charm emanates from detail. I live in a home built in 1915, but that in and of itself is not charming. I love many of Stanwick Park’s features, but not all of them. “Updates” have left linoleum in the kitchen … Continue reading

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