How to Collect Vintage Cake Stands

I have been collecting vintage cake stands for years. I honestly thought I was the only person that collected these. Then last year I opened my Magnolia Magazine and sure enough, I found another wise person who collects cake stands … Joanna Gaines.

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My Pottery Barn Slipcover Saga

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Please note that 17 years ago this slipcover was really cool and in style…

Many of you read my Instagram post and saw my Stories about the 89 years of fabric I bought to have two couches, two chairs and a sectional slipcovered. A few of you messaged me and asked if I could have ordered one from the sofa builder.

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My Coffee Table dilemma … help!

So here is my problem. I bought this coffee table thirty years ago. When I bought the table, it was light wood. I had the wood stained dark (gasp!) but at the time I thought that was a good thing. (Of course, I now know it wasn’t.) The table itself is pretty cheap. So it should be replaced. Ideally,  I want either a chippy painted coffee table or a newly found flea market table.

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Finishing the Tile on Our Master Bedroom Fireplace

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A few months I tackled a renovation in our master bedroom. I finished most everything but my last big project was the fireplace. And just so you know, the fireplace was really ugly. And since I was the one that picked this out (like 19 years ago) I can say that, right?

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