Passover Tablescape

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Happy Passover! We had a fun seder last night and, of course, I took lots of pictures. I thought I’d share our Passover tablescape with you today. Come on in and have a seat! I love Passover and what it represents – rebirth, spring, renewal. I wanted the table to reflect that as well. Bright […]

Industrial Cart into Bar

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You know I have a thing for industrial, rustic pieces, right? Well, when I saw this little industrial cart in my local thrift store: I knew it was going to be a perfect bar cart. But going from the “before” to the “after” wasn’t a straight line. As with many DIY projects, I had to […]

Nailed It! (to the Stairwell Wall, That Is)

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You all are seriously the best – you gave me such great ideas and suggestions for the stairwell wall (for the original post, click here). After tinkering a bit, here’s the finished – no, really finished – wall: Nailed it! Here’s what I did: I listened to you. Here’s what you suggested: 1. Add letters […]

Finish It Friday: Hallway Art Dilemma Solved

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Happy Finish It Friday! Today, I’m tackling our hallway art dilemma. This stairway wall has always been a dilemma for me. It’s an odd size, with trim defining the area. I’ve tried different arrangements of art and photographs there, with no good result so far. Here’s a look at the evolution: First, I tried a […]

If I Knew Then What I Know Now (Writing Prompt Thursday)

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This week, I am in charge of the writing prompt for our group of fabulous bloggers. I taught my last class of the year (and maybe ever, as explained in this post) yesterday, and during that class, I invite lawyers to come talk to my students about what law practice is like. I ask them to […]

The One About the Big Decision

“It’s never too late to have a life and never too late to change one.” I keep hearing this in my head. In this post and this post, I explained how I am at a crossroads in my professional (and personal, by necessity) life. I have finally made a decision. Today, when I walk into […]

Cool and Collected

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Cool design can be found anywhere. Today I want to share with you the cool and collected Zonolite Hair Studio, where I get my hair cut. Monika, the owner, has decorated the salon with vintage touches and her own art and creations. It’s a funky, cool, beautiful place. Come take a tour with me. The salon’s […]