I was going through an old recipe box and found this scrap of paper. My grandmother (Clara Alice) wrote this recipe for Fluffy Frosting to share with someone…no idea who that would have been, but I had to chuckle when I read the last two sentences, “It makes a lot of frosting. I suggest you have Read More
Why you might need a compact dishwasher: If you actually like washing dishes by hand, you have my utmost respect! I personally don’t know anybody who really likes to wash dishes by hand. It’s time consuming and messy, right? That’s where buying a compact dishwasher for small kitchens might make sense. Compact dishwashers are eco-friendly Read More
A great way to maximize living in a small space is to add outdoor living wherever possible. Decorating an outdoor space can be accomplished on most any budget whether it’s a small budget or “the sky’s the limit”.
Multi-purpose storage ideas = smart decorating. It doesn’t matter what size room you’re furnishing but it’s especially smart when your space is small. It’s all about Smart Storage
If you have a small home without a lot of wall space, a unique modern rug can stand in as a focal point. It’s a great way to choose colors for accessories, too, to tie the room together. It’s all about area rugs that complement your design style without overwhelming the room.
Tiny houses are perfect multi-purpose dwellings. They’re incredibly popular and, although most people think of them as just tiny houses, I know a writer who has one in the family’s back yard and it’s her writing studio. The average size of a tiny house is 500 to 700 square feet which is about the size Read More
Using mirrors in small spaces is an effective way to enhance the size and depth of the room by reflecting the natural light. Mirrors give the illusion of more space and add to the decor without adding clutter.
Here’s the thing about Etsy. On the website, there’s this definition: Etsy is a global online marketplace, where people come together to make, sell, buy, and collect unique items. There’s no Etsy warehouse – just millions of people selling the things they love. We make the whole process easy, helping you connect directly with makers Read More
Saving Money in the Kitchen – 6 Simple Tips (Updated 3/36/2019) I’ve been thinking about some of the little ways I’m saving energy and there are several items that I use that have become second nature. Living in a small space is an added incentive. That’s it. Nothing too expensive or fancy involved. Just plain old Read More
Color Basics & Theory Remember when you got your first box of Crayons? I do. It was a box of 24 and I thought it was the best thing ever! I created colorful clothes for my paper dolls. I drew pictures and colored them to match whatever my mood was at that particular time. Color Read More