What a daunting challenge to create the perfect home office. Does my office above look perfect? It is for me, but it probably isn't for you. That's the real issue with these types of planning posts - what works for one person is totally out of sync with another. What if your office is in your car? Or your dining room table? What if you hate white, or need a whole room dedicated to your work? Don't worry, I have you covered.
This post is a resource guide for what goes where in Waterloo Region, with information and links about how to dispose of unusual items, as well as my favorite donation - accepting charities, Now that things are opening up, we all have things that we want to get out of our homes. Whether it is one bag or a truck load, it can be daunting to figure out the best places to take all that stuff without it ending up in a land fill. Old paint, cleaning supplies, clothing, what can you do with all this?
Painting a wall is a fairly straight forward thing to do. But there are several mistakes that can make it a nightmare task. In this post I'll talk about my top three painting mistakes, and how to avoid them.
Designing for disabilities can be a challenge, but I find one of the most rewarding. There are many solutions for every situation, and you may be amazed at the things a designer can do for you now or in the future. As aging in place becomes more popular it's a good idea to think about the future when looking at a current renovation. This post looks at a bathroom designed for a couple aging in place, where one was rapidly going blind.
I know so many awesome knitters, and if there’s one thing that unites them, it’s “the stash.” Yarn for upcoming projects, yarn they loved and just had to have, leftover yarn, gifted and inherited yarn… stashes can quickly grow out of control. In fact, when I needed a picture of a stash for the cover photo, I texted my knitting friend and the co-owner of Fleece to Fabric and said “are you near some yarn right now?” Her response was “Always” and she sent me a picture of what was next to her at that moment!
Spring is always a good time to update and refresh décor. After the cozy dark winter months, I’m ready for fresh spring air and sunlight, and I get full on spring fever. Here are several ways to do a refresh for spring!
Wasps are usually an outdoor problem, of course, but it’s almost summer! A time when interiors and exteriors are far more open to one another. Perhaps surprisingly, wasps are actually a beneficial insect. They eat virtually all pest insects and larva in your garden and lawn, and like bees, they are pollinators. But unlike bees, they are far more aggressive, and they can make a mess of your outdoor wood furniture, decks and fences, plus I'm really allergic to them.