Deck the Halls: Christmas in the Duckpond

Happy holidays!

What is the best part of Christmas in a house to call your own? Decorating, of course!

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I even decorated the cat! (He did not like it.)

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The Desolation of Pink, Part Two

THE PINK HAS BEEN DEFEATED!!!

So between the turkey, the present-buying and the Christmas parties, I finally got the living room de-pinked! It took quite a bit of work and changes in plans, but it looks wonderful (at least in my opinion).

Other than a few places where I hit the ceiling with my paintbrush, painting the walls was a time consuming but relatively easy process. After a coat of primer and two coats of the paint, you can’t tell that the room once looked like the inside of an expired Pepto bottle. I ended up adding some white paint to the main wall color, as it was too close to the holy-fuck yellow I used for the accent wall and trimming.  Continue reading