Well, duh! My house is a crappy ranch. I just want you to be aware that I’m aware that I don’t live here.
Oh, if only.
I could decorate the crap out of that house. I lurve Victorian inspired décor. Curvy legged furniture and tufted velvet… Damask wallpaper and chandeliers… Intricate moulding and millwork… None of which really makes sense in my crappy ranch.
So what does make sense? Ranch décor? What am I? A freaking cowboy? I couldn’t care less if the outside of my house matches the inside. Let the interior design police come and get me. I’ve heard their jail cells look like this:
Whatever. I ain’t scared.
I think Transitional makes perfect sense for my crappy house. That’s a mash up of Traditional (i.e. Victorian) and Contemporary styles. I like to add in a little bit of Industrial and Hollywood Regency because I’m crazy like that. No freaking idea what I’m talking about? Here are some pictures to help clarify. (Not to mention all of the links I just put in there for you. I give and I give…)
Clearly I have excellent taste. I can’t wait until my house is ready to be decorated! Maybe in 2016. I did start painting my living room though. I’ll show you that in my next post. Be patient. I’m going as fast as I
can want to…
And while I’m writing this post about stuff I like (as opposed to stuff I’m working on… shh… you weren’t supposed to notice this post is b.s. … pay attention…), the peeps at Hometalk.com have asked me to “curate” (their word) a collection of desk makeovers that I think are awesome. I guess they thought I must have fantastic taste in desks because they saw my desk rescue. And, of course, they’re absolutely right. I do have fantastic taste, and not just in desks. (As I just demonstrated. Where were you?) Here are my favorites:
Not for nothing, but if you like DIY and you’ve never been to hometalk.com, you might want to check it out. (Actually, you were just there if you clicked on that graphic above. Thanks for coming right back, you loyal reader you…) There are many talented people over there tackling all sorts of interesting projects and most of them are much more helpful than I am when it comes to showing you how to do stuff. But they don’t have my sparkling personality. You can only get that right here…
New DIY post coming soon. I swear! Subscribe below so you don’t miss it. That would be tragic.