Creating an office nook

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At home I always create a spot with a desk to use as a small office.  In this very small space of mine, the ‘office’ was a tiny corner with a desk and bookcase.  I kept my printer here (although it’s not in this shot) and would use the bookcase on the right to hold paperwork and bills, etc.  If …

Ideas for an antique crate

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You can see in the image above I have 3 old crates stacked on the left hand side, to create a tall storage area with a vase on top.  I have always thought old crates are an affordable and practical purchase.  Many have old text or brands on the sides from their original use.  They’re actually really functional, and a …

Before & After: fireplace – no hook up required

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Since it’s officially the first day of fall, it’s a great time to dream about a fireplace.  If you’re keen on a fireplace but don’t want the hassle or expense of adding gas, electrical, etc. –  here is an option to consider.  In the living room above I added an eco-friendly fireplace burner by Eco Smart fireplace.  This is an …