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curtains

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this fabric. {enough for a kitchen shade plus a little extra.} 2. this tape. {just because.} 3. the last of the ct flowers. {for drying up just so.} 4. these crackers. {because it’s…

    August 20, 2021 8 Comments
  • apartment progress: window treatments.

    I’m puzzling through window treatments at the moment. Window treatments is such a funny and stuffy term, but useful, too, covering the range of shutters and curtains and blinds and shades and other things…

    April 6, 2021 46 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this keyhole. {and the beach walk to find it.} 2. these tires. {because a lot lately is better with wheels.} 3. this beautiful volume. {for tucking into.} 4. this official address transfer notice.…

    October 23, 2020 5 Comments
  • make your own: braided belt.

    A few weeks ago, over coffee at our favorite place to catch up and brainstorm ideas, I told Rose that underneath my flowing gown of a dress there was a very unexpected and very…

    September 19, 2019 0 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip 177: Tack Your Curtains. Silvery branches outside of our apartment are clinging to small rust colored caps. The leaves that made up the rest of their autumnal wardrobes have all blown off this week,…

    November 12, 2018 27 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 172 – Straighten your stacks (and hide them). I’ve written before that my approach to making room for books in a small space is to not hang on to too many and…

    August 13, 2018 22 Comments
  • baby proof: blackout curtains.

    My philosophy on baby gear mostly follows the simple guideline of “wait and see.” That all babies need all of the things is a fallacy manufactured by the people trying to sell babies (or their…

    August 17, 2016 35 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #126: Dress your windows, minimally. I’ll come right out and say that I don’t think that window dressings are always necessary. But more than that, sometimes I think they can be more harmful…

    July 8, 2015 16 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #59: Maybe splurge just a little, sometimes. I like to think of myself as being fairly resourceful. Once a girl scout, always a girl scout. Or something similar. When we first moved into…

    April 10, 2013 14 Comments