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Make Your Own Moving Blanket

I’ve always loved moving blankets. They’re like industrial-grade quilts, aren’t they? Heavier fabric, no piecing and simple quilting patterns. I certainly don’t recommend them for snuggling under, but they are wonderful for sitting on – maybe as a cover for a dirty or worn sofa or even on the floor for an indoor picnic. 436 more words


A room of one's own... (for under $100)

I finally set up my home office. Den, study, creative space, room of one’s own. It’s nice to be typing with a view, rather than from the kitchen table. 415 more words


The living room lamp situation

I’m the opposite of homesick right now. Jamie and I are in New York, and concepts like “summer” and “Australia” feel so distant and foreign. Not in a bad way, mind you. 513 more words


Second Life: The December Arcade

Back in September I was very lucky to get into the seasonal Arcade gacha on the second day, this time for the Christmas round not so much. 147 more words

Second Life

Curtains for a Big Boy's Bedroom

With a room that we’d never decorated since we moved into the house almost two years ago, it was time to rip up a slightly dodgy looking beige carpet and get rid of some curtains that should have stayed in the 1990s!   328 more words


William Morris lamp

via Bon chic Bon genre.

This little gem is very curious, given Morris’s death in 1896 predated widespread introduction of electricity.  Although the Edison Electric Light Company and the American Electric and Illuminating Company were founded in 1878, it’s astonishing that fine piece of design would have been available less than two decades later.   6 more words