Special Ongoing One Room Challenge! Will She Finish This Time??

Hi Everyone!!  Here we are at One Room Challenge time again, and this time we have a very special 6 weeks of episodes planned!! As you know, I love a good challenge, and the One Room Challenge is dear to my heart – but the last couple of rooms that I have worked on have Read more…

Modern History Monday – Which “Louis” OR … Louis WHO?

Michelangelo-The Delphic Sybil Sistine Chapel, Vatican City Always best to consult the oracle on these matters, yes?  But we don’t need to tell the future for the styles of chairs, we simply need to remember which one is which, with clues from the past! I hope to detail the main characteristics of Louis XIV or Read more…

Modern History Monday – A Classical Classic

Madame de Verninac by David – 1799, Louvre   I collected so many pictures of Greek Revival buildings, furniture, and design elements that were intended to show the Greek Revival style and its classical roots that it was just TOO MUCH to try and work into one blog post!  (I struggle with editing in writing, Read more…