Monthly Archives: August 2014

Gallery Proof

Rod: I don’t like this clown! Bart: I wouldn’t take it down if I were you. It’s a load-bearing poster. – The Simpsons In case you were in any doubt, this is not an interior design and decor blog! But home … Continue reading

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Chandelier (or Pendant) Swap

It’s that damn chandelier again! – Elton John When I found the vintage light fixture for our bedroom, it did not have its matching canopy with it. I got a little overexcited while craft shopping and MacGyvered a new ceiling canopy to blend … Continue reading

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What, Exactly, is Going on Here?

Marge: What do you think he’s doing up there? Homer: I don’t know. Drug lab? Or reading comic books. What am I, Kreskin? You tell me what he’s doing. Marge: I don’t know, and I don’t want to know. And I’m going … Continue reading

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“Squirrel-Proof” Bird Feeding

Assault weapons have gotten a lot of bad press lately, but they’re manufactured for a reason: to take out today’s modern super-animals, such as the flying squirrel and the electric eel. – Lenny Leonard We enjoy watching the wildlife in … Continue reading

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Good Easy Plants: Hostas

There are too many leaves in your walkway! – Abe Simpson Hostas are ubiquitous in temperate zones for a reason — they are so dang easy. They are so easy that I actually hesitated to use them as part of the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Help Your Friends Move

I am not interested in buying your house, but I would like to use your rest room, flip through your magazines, rearrange your carefully shelved items, and handle your food products in an unsanitary manner. – Apu Nahasapeemapetilon People often moan about helping … Continue reading

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