Solar tubular skylights

Tubular sky lights

We finally decided to bite the bullet and replace our over 30 year-old two layer roof. We really didn't want to live through another bout of Chicago freeze and thaw anxiety of "is it going to leak this time?" We have had our roof  patched a few times for minor leaks,and they had held, but we just ... [ Read More ]

Chalk paint bookcase makeover


Do you ever get the itch to change something in a room? Maybe it's something big like wallpapering or adding bead board. Or maybe it's something simple like painting a single piece of furniture. Hi Everyone! I'm Jennifer Zuri at Town and Country Living. I'm here to show you the itch I scratched ... [ Read More ]

Home tour and family room reveal

Fun use of old family pictures for decorating

HI everyone! Welcome if you are coming over from the beautiful home of  Jones Design Company as  apart of Linsday's Fall tour (in fact to see the entire tour for the beginning start there.)! I've done a bunch of fun home tours this Fall, but I am so excited to show you this one! Over a year ago ... [ Read More ]

Man, I hate all those ads on blogs!

pretty mugs on display

I know. I do too. I occasionally get an e-mail from a reader saying I have too many ads or the popup ads get in the way of enjoying the great content. I totally understand. I don't like them either. Unfortunately, I have to have them just like  a lot of other bloggers do. If I didn't have ads,I ... [ Read More ]

How to make a custom fall wreath

How to make a custom fall wreath

happy almost fall everyone! fall is my favorite it yours too? if you don't know it yet i am tiffini..from the house of belonging next door hoping you'll stop by soon for coffee and pumpkin donuts so we can talk about our hearts for our home..our family..and one another that is my ... [ Read More ]

How to make the easiest no-sew curtains ever

drapery  clip rings on fabric

I hope you enjoyed part one and part two my home tours last week! I wanted to share with you my bedroom no-sew curtains. I have  a problem sometimes finding curtains where the pattern has exactly the colors I like. Many times I have fabric I like, but a cringe at the idea of having to drag my ... [ Read More ]