Peacock tail feathers up close.
Peacock tail feathers up close.

Tag: decorating

  • Spring!


    Nope, not dead… just busy and overworked. These tulips are from my garden. Happy spring! © Mariam d’Eustachio at Simply Turquoise 2016.

  • Clean House Junkie

    I am bringing back an old post that still rings true and makes me laugh. Enjoy! My husband will not let me play bingo. Ever. He knows I maintain a delicate balance between my religiously induced disciplines and a genetic predisposition to all sorts of addictions, including gambling. As long as I avoid temptation, I…

  • A Girl, A Rag Rug, and Life

    My dear readers, Happy New Year! As I sit here on a bright, snowy morning, I am contemplating BIG CHANGE. 2014 promises to be an exciting year, and I have been in a quiet, reflective mood. Prima will be entering High School this fall, and we are wrapped up in a flurry of applications, essay…

  • The Perfect Tool

    No, it is not my husband. Milwaukee M12 12-Volt Drill I have to report that I have found the perfect tool. I am unstoppable with this little, cute and lightweight drill. It was a gift for my husband, but I think I may run off with it. Portrait of the tools. Secondo and I put…

  • Back to the Drawing Board

    Here is a picture of my chairs. Glorious finds from the trash, only to end up back on the curb. I ordered fabric to cover the seats, bought a nearly-reportable amount of spray paint, and sadly, they are right back where they came from. I was sanding chair #2 when the front leg snapped off. …

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