Several months ago, we began the fireplace makeover project in our great room. As much as I love classic wood fireplaces and mantels, o...
20 Outdoor Fireplace Ideas
From fancy to rustic, portable to permanent, find an outdoor fireplace design to suit your home's architecture and your living style.
Christmas Home Tour Part 2: Rustic Christmas
Hi there! Merry Christmas Eve! I can't believe I'm just now posting my Christmas Home Tour (part 2). At least I'm not really late as it's not officially Christmas yet... so, technically I'm a day early. Congratulations to me. (said with complete sarcasm) I'd hoped to get it posted much earlier but with sick kids, parties, Christmas shopping, baking, etc. there just hasn't been a lot of spare time. You know how it is... Tis' the season for over-doing. But this season I tried not to over do…
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How To: Make a Glittering Lightscape
Glow and Behold. We first saw this sparkling lightscape last year in the now-defunct Blueprint. It’s a lovely neutral and crystalline color palette. Click below for details on how to do this project using Christmas lights and canvas…• Paint a stretched canvas from an art-supply store in your desired color.• Plot out your design in pencil on the back, keeping dots a half-inch apart.
The Swenglish Home
A new year... Well, well, well... Look what happens when I turn my back for a few moments.... A new year just walked right into our lives. Just like that. It could be that I have been flat out on the sofa debating with some germs over who should own my body at the moment... It could be that the grey and the rain here in the South West UK has been rather constant for such a long time that the days seem to blend into a grey, soggy pulp... A very sparsely decorated table at Christmas this year…