Tuesday’s Tips: save money with these produce storage tips

Some takeaways I learned from Real Food Real Deals &;My Thirty Spot: how washing certain fruits like berries and grapes ahead of time can cause a negative affect on the skin and make them prone to bacteria so only wash when you get ready to eat them.  I also learned you should line berries in a…

Design Takeaways: Go Bold or Go Home…

I admire designers who can convince a homeowner to go bold with walls and ceilings. A lot of people shy away from it because of the labor and time it takes to change it all back if the look isn’t what they wanted. I understand that but wow…what a statement if you take the risk. …

Design Takeaways 1.8.15

I want to stumble across some really cool bar stools while thrifting. I want some that can easily be reupholstered and spray painted…. The gold stands out in this bathroom. Has anyone ever painted their hardware? I heard you shouldn’t but I think it may work for handles and pulls…  The paneling in this bedroom…

Random DIY, Design & Christmas Takeaways

Have you all sent out your holiday cards? I haven’t but I will soon. Useless knowledge: I have never had a gingerbread cookie in my life before, that I remember. Do you put presents under the tree through out the month of December or wait until Christmas Eve? I have a confession. I dislike real…

Design Takeaways…

I think this planter design would be very cute in a kitchen especially if herbs like basil etc were potted. Someone who cooks with fresh ingredients could have them right at their disposal… I also like the painted pegboards. This is a way to inject color in a rental apartment and can function as a…