• Organizing

    Organize Me! – Hall/Coat Closet

    So, I know I said I was going to do either the linen closet or the bathroom cabinet next, but in reality my hall closet needed the most attention. As in, I was totally embarrassed to let anyone put a coat in there. Which is a bad thing, because it is right beside the front door. Fail. I can’t quite believe I am going to post this, but here are the before shots: The worst part of this? Completely my own fault. Every single thing in this closet is mine. (Ok, the board games are a shared item, but the rest is my disaster). The biggest item that I have…

  • KSC Designs

    Giveaway on The Small Things Blog

    A big “Hello!” to everyone joining from The Small Things Blog. Good to see you all! For those of you that haven’t had a chance, pop on over to Kate’s blog for a chance to win a custom makeup bag and brush roll. I know everyone is a little giveawayed-out, but it’s my first, and I am really excited. Ok, excited might be a bit of an understatement. So go check it out! And thanks Kate for taking such lovely pictures!

  • Quilting

    A Special Project

    A while back a friend of mine approached me and asked if I would be interested in doing a project for her. Part of the year she lives in China, and while there she had purchased a lovely silk duvet. The problem was that it was an unusual size, and she could not find a duvet cover for it that she has happy with. She also had a great pack of fat quarters, which had certain fabrics to go with each month of the year. So she challenged me to come up with a pieced duvet cover that would work well for these fabrics. I did a bit of planning…