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Project #4: Nursery decorating.

More of the photo enlargement project from last week: Because my over achievers were five weeks early, we never really finished the nursery to my liking — everything was kind of slapped together and has kind of stayed that way for the past year. There were several projects I wanted to finally finish — the […]

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Project #2.

You may remember my disdain for Restoration Hardware’s faux-vintage nursery book prints. I found these prints a couple of months ago and had been itching to frame them for the nursery. Since I was changing things around in the living room, I happened to have some frames available, so I thought, what the heck, if […]

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Project #1.

I don’t know what got into me last weekend — whether it was the three-day weekend (those of us who are public school workers in Chicago actually have the day off for Pulaski Day, if you can believe it) or the Spring-like weather — but I started three projects, all involving paint OF DIFFERING COLORS. […]

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Hard time(s).

Why did these babies get thrown into the hoosegow, you ask? The charges are numerous, the crimes heinous. There’s the shattered iPad, of course, for which Emme may never be forgiven; but Jack is far from blameless. Justin came into the room on Saturday and found him carefully poking at my Nikon D700 camera, which […]

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The playroom evolves.

I can’t believe I”m showing anyone this, but this is a photo of what the living room looked like from about January until March or so. DISASTER. That blow-up mattress you see towards the left side of the photo stayed up FOREVER — it was there for Mom when she came at the beginning of […]

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