Week eight: the guest room

So after painting the rumpus room, I jumped right into painting the guest room the following week.  At this point there was barely a month until the Halloween Housewarming Party and no time to waste.  Luckily for me most of the room is painted a nice sort of periwinkle blue, so the only thing I wanted to paint over was the lime green nook in the back. What better to do with a little sleeping nook than paint it pitch black … but not just any black…  chalkboard black!  Yes.  I’m so excited about it.  Here’s the room now, painted… Read More

My favorite things

Half a dozen eggs My mother and I bought these painted eggs in Romania several years ago and soooo carefully brought them home.  They survived the journey, and today they moved into my “new” sterling silver tray, which has been in my family for generations, to go on display in my dining room. By Kerry | Filed under Uncategorized | Tags: Daily Life, Everything Else Add a Comment Share

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Because it’s never too early to think about next year’s Halloween…

I must find a costume that would require this hat.  I don’t know what I’ll be but I don’t care.  How about “girl wearing crazy pink crown”?  Done. Or maybe I should just wear it everyday. I love everything in Janine Basil’s etsy shop so very, very much. Maybe I could be a comic book girl with her POW headband…. like how I seriously thought about dressing as Ramona Flowers for this year’s Halloween… because I really wanted the blue wig and the star bag, except Andy as Scott Pilgrim would pretty much look like himself, which is no fun for Halloween.… Read More

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