Browsing Tag

paint

  • make your own: pinboard.

    Our bags and our boxes are unpacked. Our furniture has been pushed and pulled into place. We’re ostensibly all moved in over here, but the truth is we’re still firmly in the neither here…

    September 23, 2020 10 Comments
  • baby proof: kids’ art supplies.

    As a kid, I kept my most special art supplies in an old wine box, with a hinged top and a latch that always went askew. Watercolors and modeling wax and chalky pastels all…

    September 3, 2019 53 Comments
  • a tall dresser in a tiny apartment.

    It’s a chief joy of mine to find something that someone else discarded and to make it mine. One woman’s trash becomes another’s treasure and not much of anything goes to waste. With the…

    July 16, 2018 29 Comments
  • benjamin moore natura: a giveaway

    You didn’t think I’d forgotten about you, did you? That in the midst of me reveling in the bright warm white of our freshly gussied up closet, that I’d neglected to spread the love?…

    September 17, 2015 176 Comments
  • a finished closet with benjamin moore natura.

    Here’s a closet, reimagined. Or, put plainly: repainted. Mostly, here’s proof that the smallest fixes are often the best ones. The finished project (sponsored by Benjamin Moore’s Natura paint—more on that, here) is a…

    September 16, 2015 10 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #102: Buy a quart of white paint. See what you can’t cover with it. Over the weekend, James and I tackled bébé’s closet—er, bedroom…er, changing area—oh, let’s just call it the baby’s space. It’s…

    April 30, 2014 12 Comments
  • painting furniture.

    For someone who can be eager to get rid of certain things, I develop fierce attachments to other things. And chalk it up to too much time spent in museums and studying about them,…

    March 10, 2014 38 Comments