Easy DIY – Padded Hangers for Linen Storage

DIY Padded Hangers for Table Linens

PAM (Painter Artist Mom) shared a few extras from her stash of padded hangers HBD (Handy Builder Dad) made for her. His creation is the perfect solution to my disarray in hanging table-cloths.  This was my storage closet before. It’s very easy and quick to make these padded hangers with pipe insulation. You want the […]

Viking Cooking School After-Party: The Shopping!

Post Viking Cooking School Shopping

Cooking in the Viking cooking class put me in the mood for something new for the kitchen.  (Exactly as they’d hoped, I’m sure.)  The cookware we used in class was high quality and nice!  Too expensive, though – and I truly have no NEED for new cookware. The gadgets were a nice quality, too, but […]

Whipping Up a Ruffled Tea Towel – Toile de Jouy!

DIY Tea Towel Complete

How do you feel about toile de Jouy? We mostly refer to it simply as “toile”. Miriam Webster describes toile de Jouy as: :  an 18th century French scenic pattern usually printed on cotton, linen, or silk in one color on a light background; broadly :  a similar printed fabric. I had one year of […]