How to Clean and Deodorize vintage luggage

How to Clean and Deodorize Vintage Luggage

Since moving into the urban equivalent of a tiny house, I’ve learned to be very, very creative with storage. One of the ways I keep my art supplies handy but neatly organized is by using vintage luggage- especially train cases. Train cases make perfect storage for illustration markers, artists paint storage,  and place to tuck away…

flag mounted on tree

Quick Tip: Easy Winter Flag Storage without Folding

In order to graduate from the small ultra-conservative liberal arts college I attended after highschool, the eccentric little college required a potential graduate demonstrate two proficiencies above and beyond typical academic competency. Each student was required to (1) demonstrate proficiency in a swimming test, else be forced to take a semester of swimming lessons after…

How to Elegantly Hide a Window Behind a Bed

Natural light inside is a decorators friend, however when I found myself faced with a master bedroom with limited placement options for a bed, I wasn’t thrilled about having to place my bed directly in front of a window. In this post I’ll show you how I solved the window-behind-my-headboard issue by simply “removing” the…

My Garage with Chandelier Lighting

This blog can practically be read as a tribute to chandeliers, decorating with chandeliers, the decorating of chandeliers, and the reselling and hacking of chandeliers, but one thing regular blog readers might not know about me and my chandelier fixation is that I frequently use chandeliers for utility lighting. I visit thrift stores and Habitat for…