Spring/Summer mantelscape

©DSG 2017
Here is our Spring/Summer mantelscape. Actually, it was decorated back in March. Simple and minimal is the idea. Soft pastels with the eggshell white are welcoming and calming. Mother’s children and grandchildren are in the white photo frames. A mixture of antique crystal and modern decor makes this mantel a beautiful feature of our living room.

Our front door

front rounded door © DSG 2016Good morning friends. Pictured above is our front door, original to the house that was built in 1947. The rounded architecture is reminiscent of the Roman era. This door received a new coat of paint, as well as a new brass security lock and door knob. The arched lintel area is definitely a design feature that is eye-catching. You may also notice that this blog has a new template. While the other was good, having the pages hidden behind a button that was not labeled menu was a bit confusing. So, hopefully you all will like this template and find it easier to navigate.

DIY: our mid-century modern bathroom

mid century modern bathroom ©DSG
Hey everyone out in blog land. Pictured above is the window in our mid-century bath room. For many years, we hated that aqua-ish “poison green” colored ceramic tile. Well, glazing that is costly, difficult smelly, and time consuming. So, we decided to just work with it. A good cleaning and a nice curtain that yours truly made help so much. From a decorating sense, if a color cannot be matched then go with coordinating colors.
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