Tag Archives: Living room

Framing the mantle mirror

The mirror above our fireplace is enormous. The previous owners had made a frame for it by hooking together some 2x4s, and the poor craftsmanship was driving my husband crazy.  Meanwhile I was bothered by how thin it looked around … Continue reading

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Measuring milestones

One of the things I looked forward to as a homeowner was to have a tradition of marking the boys’ height on a wall or doorframe over the years. However, when I tried to pick a spot n the house … Continue reading

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If you give a mouse a cookie…

As I mentioned in a previous post, we finally found a home for the TV.  However, that led to rearranging the furniture in the living room, and rearranging the living room meant that we now had a rather large empty … Continue reading

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Out of sight, out of mind

I have two big issues with having a TV in my living room. First, I just don’t like the look of a TV and don’t really want to make it a focal point of my living room. In our new … Continue reading

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