Restoration Writer I paint and re-purpose old furniture and everyday items to restore my mind for writing.

Tame Your Toiletries

When we renovated our master bathroom, we removed a large storage closet to make more space for our double vanity. While happy with that decision, I do miss the storage options provided by shelves...

How to Stand Out at a Baby Shower

If you are anything like me, you’ll do anything to avoid the registry at Babies “R” Us when that baby shower invitation comes in the mail. I always figure that someone else will gift...

Window Shutter Revamp

This DIY shutter project is easy to complete and makes a great housewarming gift. I purchased a pair of shutters from a demolition store for $30. Truthfully, a bit more than I wanted to...

Distressed Escritoire

The gentleman who owned our house before my husband and I left this desk (i.e., escritoire. I love that word. With its French origin, it playfully rolls off the tongue) out on the curb...