Home Tour is Here!

I have posted often about Our house in Germany but up until now you couldn’t find photos of the whole house all in one place, well now you can. In the side column I have added a direct link to my home tour page. Just click on the image above in this post or on […]

Making Progess in the Garden

Hello All! I know I have been a bad blogger this week. I try to do at least three posts a week to share what’s going on and pass on a few tips but it has been a few days since we’ve chatted. I want blogging to be my joy and not a chore but […]

Spring in Bavaria 2014

Well it looks like winter is over here in Bavaria. I know the U.S. has been hit hard by some pretty intense winter weather but here in Germany we have had an extremely mild winter, and being a southern girl I can’t complain. Only a few days of snow and temperatures already hitting the 60’s […]

Room # 7- Man Cave, Final Reveal!

Happy St Patrick’s Day! I shared my love of green with you in my last post so I figured you might appreciate a little more now that I am finally ready to reveal the completed “Man Cave” which was inspired by some amazing Malachite green fabric by HGTV. What  began as a cold unfinished basement […]

Seeing Spots -DIY Polka Dot Wall

Last month I did a “Fashion for Your Home” post on polka dots and it got me thinking about my own house. I have an open staircase in my rental that has two-story walls which make painting  a real hassle. My landlord has been pretty open about me painting the other rooms but was concerned […]

Man Cave – Furniture Finds and Camouflage

As promised yesterday I have an update for you on the “Man Cave.” Earlier in the month I had a list going on all the tasked that needed to be done before I could get the room completed. A lot has been happening since then and here is what the lists looks like now… Reorganize […]

Before and After Feature on Apartment Therapy!

Big day today! One of my very favorite design websites, Apartment Therapy, chose Will’s room to be featured in their “Before and After” post. If you haven’t checked out Apartment Therapy here is a great reason to have a look. Their tag line is “Saving the world, one room at a time” and they certainly […]

Room #6- The Sewing Room

It has been a while since this room was completed but since the sewing room is where most of the “magic” happens it is rarely clean enough to photograph.  Since I have completed a lot of big projects recently and could no longer see the floor I figured a good cleaning was in order and […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Today will be my family’s first Thanksgiving Holidays away from the U.S. and since there not a national Thanksgiving celebration here in Germany today, we will have to create our own. In our case, because we are planning a big trip to spend Christmas with our family in the U.S., we will be having our […]

Man Cave – Paint complete!

Yes my friends that is a brand new, lovely coat of paint on our once ugly “man cave.” I am always amazed at what a good coat of paint can do for a space and this is no exception.  Paint complete – Check. Now it is time for the games to begin. I have a […]