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My Craft Room Tour

My Craft Room Tour

Tour It has been a while since we have completed our family room remodel aka Kate’s craft area. My hubby did an amazing job of painting the walls, putting down flooring, baseboards and woodwork. The last time I shared pictures, I still had a plastic […]

Tour My Ancient Egyptian Papyrus Collection

Tour My Ancient Egyptian Papyrus Collection

History of Papyrus For those of you who do not know what papyrus is it is a plant that grows in the wetlands of Egypt and throughout the Mediterranean region. The pith of the plant is sliced into pieces, soaked and then laid out to […]

Why He Calls Me 'The Plant Hospice'

Why He Calls Me 'The Plant Hospice'

Newest Hobby Recently, I have found a new hobby (hubby calls them obsessions). Houseplants. I mentioned in a previous post that my husband calls me the ‘Plant Hospice’ so this new hobby may be a bit surprising. I love this book, The New Bohemians: Cool […]

My Surahi Pot Collection

My Surahi Pot Collection

  My Surahi Pot Collection *NOTE: Since writing this post I have found out that these beautiful engraved brass pots are called ‘Surahi‘, a drinking vessel used to store water. I started my collection two years ago when I was browsing a local antique market […]

My Teapot Collection

My Teapot Collection

The Inspiration Growing up, I always would drink a hot cup of tea with my mother, no matter the season or outside temperature. My mom would always tell me how she wanted me to stay single so I could stay home and have tea parties […]

My Living Room Tour: Bohemian Meets Indian

My Living Room Tour: Bohemian Meets Indian

The Look If you read my recent book reviews on The New Bohemians: Cool and Collected Homes and Marrakesh By Design you will see a lot of design elements from the Bohemian style as well as Indian elements in my living room. I am linking […]

Recycled Sari Christmas Tree Skirt

Recycled Sari Christmas Tree Skirt

The Inspiration I know it is not Christmas but I thought I might share a sewing project that I just completed. My inspiration photo for this project was this tree skirt from Anthropologie which is no longer available for purchase. Even if it was available […]

Book Review: The New Bohemians

Book Review: The New Bohemians

Bring Boho Style to Your Home I have had this book on my Amazon wish list for several years. This Christmas I got smart and moved the priority of this book to high. My hubby always gets me gifts based on how I prioritize them. […]