home decorating

Let There be Light!

The chandelier in the foyer is gone and in it's place is some serious bling!  But, as usual, there were some mis-steps on my part before arriving to the final light fixture.  Here was what was originally in the foyer: It's the Belora Chandelier from Pottery Barn and I...

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Shiny, Happy Mirror

I love to re-purpose, especially if that re-purposing involves spray paint so when we replaced the mirror above our mantel with artwork and the mirror was homeless (poor mirror :() I busted out my spray paint and got busy.  The last we saw of the mirror, it was gold...

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Wrinkles and Ravens

As a child I loved "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle and I must have read the book 20 times.  It was my favorite book and I would read it under my covers with a flashlight until late into the night .  Reading that book is one of my fondest childhood memories...

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Finding Diamonds in the Rough

Every once in a while, I hit up thrift stores to see if I can find any "diamonds in the rough" that I can paint/clean/polish/repurpose to fit in my house.  Shopping in thrift stores is unpredictable because sometimes I get lucky and find a few things in one trip, and...

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I’m Sandra and I’ve renovated 7 houses over the last 20 years.  I’m an attorney by trade but home renovation is my real passion.  Thanks for following along as I renovate yet another space.  I hope you get some ideas and inspiration!