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The Road to First Place VISION Design Competition, Soft Shades Category

WE WON FIRST PLACE!!!! As a competitive person, I love winning .. and first place is preferable!  So what did we win and how?  Each year, our industry has an International Design Competition through Window Fashion VISION Magazine, in various … Continue reading
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Our Window Treatments in Better Homes & Gardens, Part 2

Here’s the screened porch photo that appeared in the June-September 2014 issue of BH&G 100 Quick & Easy Decorating Magazine.   Designer Christine Zeiler asked us to make window treatments, cushions and pillows for her client in Nashville, Tennessee. The screened porch for this … Continue reading
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Window Treatments Made it Into Better Homes & Gardens 100 Quick & Easy Decorating, Part 1

  We’ve been published again, I’m so honored!  Our window treatments are featured in the June-September 2014 issue of Better Homes and Gardens 100 Quick & Easy Decorating Magazine.  Christine Zeiler of Redo Home & Design in Franklin TN asked … Continue reading
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Border Collie Painting WON 1st Place in Daily Paintworks, January 2014 Contest!

This painting of a Border Collie was my first painting of 2014.  (To bid on this painting, click here.) Early in January, my friend Amelie De Gaulle posted a photo of her dog, Yorma, on FaceBook.  Amelie rescued Yorma years ago off … Continue reading
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My Favorite Window Treatment & Bedding Projects January-June 2013

2013 held many new adventures in window treatments and bedding.  Listed below are my favorite treatments January – June of 2013.  (July – December 2013 will follow).  I love getting comments, so leave one below!   Enjoy! JANUARY 2013: Christine … Continue reading
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Pencil-Pleated Silk Gingham Vanity Skirt: Couture Drapery Techniques

We’ve all seen Pencil Pleated Curtains, right?  You sew the pencil-tape onto the back of the curtain, draw the strings and Voila, Pencil Pleated Curtains!  I love the look! We so enjoy working with designer Carolyn Campbell of Carolyn Campbell … Continue reading
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Making Garden Cement Ornaments MOSSY

Weekends are made for fun and relaxation and projects!  I bought these vintage cement garden balls from Town’s End General Store on Main Street in Franklin, Tennessee with the thought of making them mossy.  My dad found the moss on a walk … Continue reading
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