Some lovely outdoor spaces…

Lately in Milwaukee it has been very humid and hot. The last several nights have been 80 degrees which I love. I’m still saving to purchase my home in a few months so I put off jazzing up my patio space. Last night when I sat on the front porch and enjoyed the breeze, my…

Transom windows…

I was watching HGTV last night on dvr and learned something new. The architectural horizontal window above other windows and doors are called transom windows. Usually there is some sort of beam between them. Some offer extra ventilation while keeping the room/home secure since they are so high up and small, one wouldn’t be able…

Romantic window drapery….

I really like a silk drape,  typically 95 inches long in a normal height room, that pools to the ground. It’s an opulent look and it’s probably because drapery is expensive. When you are decorating a custom size window and layering multiple types of curtains on one window, the cost can soar. In some spaces…

Tuesday’s Tips: curtain panels for bathroom showers

I am moving in a little over a month and will have three bathrooms to decorate so I’m trying to find inspiring ideas. I have always loved the modern take on the old school curtain look for the shower. Nowadays people are using grommet curtain panels, raising the rod near the ceiling and having panels…

Tuesday’s Tips: no sew curtains and shades

This shade was under $10 and took fifteen minutes using a half yard of fabric. See the tutorial over on Young House Love. We all know the more fabric the costly. These curtain panel puddle to the ground and were only $10. They were made from tablecloths. See how Liz Marie made them look chic…