“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” William Arthur Ward I want to take this time before the holiday season gets too hectic to let my family, friends, clients and vendors know how grateful I am for each and every one of you. Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving.
Every once in a while I meet a client who is as crazy about slipcovers as I am. Meeting Stacy last year was like meeting my slipcover soulmate. Not only does she love slipcovers, she loves vintage fabrics. As a collector, she has complied a worthy stash of vintage fabrics. When she first called me last year, she had many pieces she wanted to slipcover; partly for the fabric and partly for the function. She doesn’t just collect fabrics, you see, she also keeps and fosters cats
A few weeks ago I wrote about the third anniversary of Super Storm Sandy, mentioning my family and I had some damage to our home that wasn’t immediately known since there was no water in the house. What we didn’t know, though, is the insulation under the house was soaked with water and seeped into the floorboards; creating a mold issue. We lost the carpets downstairs and once they were torn up we were able treat the family room floors for mold and re-carpet. With new carpet c
Before and after stories/photos are some of my favorite. Whether it is a beauty or home makeover I am always fascinated by the end result. How did they get there? For me, one of my favorite before and after stories is my client Michele and her family. It started many years ago when her parents moved to be closer to her. The goal was to repurpose some of the furniture from the old family home into the new one. This was right up my alley; I love making old things new again. We