Stuff I Wanna Get Done in 2012

If I were to list everything I wanna get done in 2012, this blog post would involve so much scrolling down the page that you'd be sure to get carpal tunnel syndrome. For now, I'll limit it to manageable goals ... and goals for which I have pictures taken. So in no particular order ... Paint the house. This photo was taken several years ago so it doesn't look like it needs painting. Fast forward about 10 years and this little cottage is in need of … [Read more...]

Mellow Yellow: The Color of Choice

I confess ... it was difficult for me to brush yellow paint across the pink clapboards of my circa 1875 historic home. But the pink was looking faded and I felt a jolt of sunshine was needed. It took months to choose trim colors but we eventually settled on Cottage White, a dark shade of green called Blade, and Candle (some shade of red ... not quite sure what you'd call it, exactly). I toyed with lavendar because it's directly opposite yellow on … [Read more...]

Pretty in Pink

Would you live in a pink house? Our circa 1875 Victorian-style farmhouse was pink when we first moved in 15 years ago. And although I didn't mind since pink is my favorite color, we've since painted it a buttery yellow. I'm editing some photos of its exterior and hope to post them soon. For now, I'm giving a nod to our home's history by celebrating pink houses. What a darling home! From the pink clapboard to the white accents, this home has … [Read more...]

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