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Why I’ll Never Paint Our Wood Trim

In most design magazines these days you see beautiful white shiny trim, doors, and molding.  It’s pretty much the standard for crown, baseboard, windows, and the like. White framed walls, floors and windows are bright, beautiful, not to mention crisp, clean and simple. And I love them. In my old house all of our trim […]

Curtain Updates

Our 112-year-old house comes with a fair number of unusual quirks. One of which is the windows. We have huge windows.  With our 9 foot ceilings, and 8 inch moldings, the length from the floor to the top of the window frames is about 89 inches.  That makes it hard to fit store-bought curtains for […]