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The Beige Blues

A living anthology of dramatic interior design and DIY adventures

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June 20, 2018

How’d you come up with this???

Is the question most often asked by folks visiting the whimsical and color filled homes I’ve lived in over the last 13 years.

I’ve never really known how to answer this question. None of it makes sense. I mean, I spent two decades working...

February 14, 2018

A $56 antique mall find turns out to be a 375-year-old Rembrandt etching

July 3, 2017

Three rooms destined for shabby chicness morph into a chaos of color, art, and whimsy.

May 11, 2017

Love At First Sight -- The House Hunt Phase One

I fell in love with our Victorian home the first time I spied it on Like most houses still standing after the ravages of two world wars, a Great Depression, sub-zero winters, knob and tube wiring, a 1970's kitc...

May 2, 2017

"boo radley moment" 

A reference to the character of Boo Radley in the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," a "Boo Radley Moment" is when a person is astonished at the sight of something or someone excessively strange and/or rare.

(Seeing a recluse emerge from their home after...

April 22, 2017

(But First, How’s this Blog Going to Work, Anyway?)

Let me start by explaining the structure of this blog, and by “blog,” I mean the tapestry of posts comprising it.

I’m going to reveal things that have happened to me in my journey from beige to surprisingly well-coordin...

April 13, 2017

Oh why did I go down this rabbit hole?

I have an analytical brain, a creative soul, and no technical artistic skills whatsoever. Zilch, zero, nil, nada, nunca, and nothin’. I can’t draw or paint a picture. I don’t and shouldn’t play an instrument. I can’t sing, dance wi...

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