Oops! How do you feel about olefin?

Looks like I spoke (wrote?) too soon – I just found the black and white damask rug on another website.


I can’t decide how I feel about olefin though. On the one hand, I don’t want to spend a fortune on a wool rug which might get trashed, and getting trashed is a distinct possibility in a playroom. Continue reading “Oops! How do you feel about olefin?”

A Touch of Paris in Portland – Bedroom Progress

A few weeks ago, I promised to post some photos of recent additions to Chloe’s bedroom. I’ve always felt badly that Ginger’s arrival prevented us from finishing Chloe’s room, so one of my resolutions for the new year is to remedy that situation.
view from outside chloe's room
view from outside chloe's room

Chloe turned six earlier this month, and while it may be sort of an odd fixation for a six year old to have, she is nonetheless obsessed with Paris. Santa must have heard about her francophile tendencies, because he left some brand new Parisian-themed bedding under the tree on Christmas morning. Continue reading “A Touch of Paris in Portland – Bedroom Progress”


Dawn from Bungalowcious has done it again (and no, I’m not referring to her kitchen, although it IS gorgeous and you should absolutely go look at her photos if you haven’t already!)

Dawn has a gift for house genealogy and has very kindly put her skills to work for us, digging up lots of fascinating historical information about our home. On a recent trip to Portland’s Cental Library, she was able to discover the following: Continue reading “Supercalifragilisticexpi-Bungalowcious!”