Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Cabinet hardware - adding back plates

To help decide if I wanted back plates on the hardware in this room, I purchased a single back plate as a test. Having this visual helped me see a depth that is difficult to visualize in this photo.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Closet lighting

Some friends and I had a brief discussion about closet lighting. I'll admit that I like the idea of opening a closet door and having instant light. How handy is that!?!?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cabinet hardware - back-plates? yes or no

 A "Magic Question" can be whether or not you want back-plates behind cabinet  knobs.

I added back-plates behind my bathroom and kitchen knobs because these cabinets are used frequently. I thought of it as protection for the cabinets.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Humor - hiring contractors

Be careful who you hire for remodeling or building projects. All contractors aren't equal.

Click on this link to see some BAD results.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Can a house have enough storage?

Even though I am inclined to think the answer is "NO!" I do realize that well-planned storage, plus not hoarding, can help us all utilize our storage wisely.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

a GRAND inspiration

The iron gates of Philip Simmons are nothing if not GRAND! His work was incredible, his talent was and still is envied, and his legacy lives on indefinitely.