As a child, I had a love/hate relationship with the Haunted Mansion at the Happiest Place on Earth. Image from WDW Magazine: https://www.wdw-magazine.com/5-haunted-mansion-facts/ I was obsessed with the idea of visiting a giant old mansion, yet terrified of being scared and maybe even haunted. Maybe I was scared of getting stuck there. Who knows? As… Continue reading Spooky Season
Light fixtures are jewelry for a room. When this chandelier got installed last month, everything finally felt right. I am still sourcing a few pieces of furniture, but the vibe of this room came to LIFE when she went up! Balladier Chandelier: @trovewarehouse, Columbus OHPaint colors (all @benjaminmoore)Walls: Swiss Coffee OC-45Beams: Pine Cone 2106-30Windows and Doors: Black… Continue reading Chandelier Love
Friends, I am super happy today, because phase one of our backyard refresh is DONE. Next month, we will add the sunken gravel fire pit, and we can celebrate again! Woohoo! Priorities with this project: A new outdoor dining space (my request)Additional lounge seating (Jay's request)No permanent, major or expensive changes because we have an… Continue reading ORC Week 8: REVEAL TIME
ROCK: I started off this week with a trip with Magic Tom the Landscaper to the enormous outdoor building materials showroom that is Semco. We looked at natural stone for the rock walls that will line our sunken fire pit patio. We decided on some that will blend with both the existing flagstone and limestone… Continue reading ORC – Week 7: Rock and Roll, Baby!
That pretty much sums its up. It has been raining non-stop since last week and it's been tricky to get much done outside. And, although there was some progress.... it's time for me to be sneaky. The pictures will be few and far between from here on out. You've been warned! With the help of… Continue reading ORC – Week 6: And it Rained