What About That Space Over the Window?

What About That Space Over the Window?


I don’t know how the rumor got started.

You’ve heard it……the one about old farmhouses and molding.

Someone….somewhere started telling the town crier that old farmhouses are full of moldings and decorative details and beautiful old trim.


Umm.  Negative.


Now maybe there is a farmhouse built somewhere in a land far far away by an overly exuberant farmer with a fine decorative eye who was light years ahead of his other farmer friends.

But he sure didn’t live here.Continue reading

Bookcase Molding

Bookcase Molding


This is not Extreme Make-over:  The Bookcase Edition.

No plastic surgery.

No facial reconstruction.

No dental implants.

Nothing drastic.

It’s just a mini-makeover.  Kind of like when Kathy Lee and Hoda nab an unsuspecting woman off the street and take her into the studio.  And they change her hair color and give her a new hair cut and style and put some eye shadow on her and dress her in some Spanx and a really cute outfit from JC Penny’s.  And then she comes out from behind the curtain and her family is all like “You look incredible.”  And then she breaks into hysterical sobs because she realizes that she has finally left the 1970’s behind and stepped into 2012.Continue reading