Don’t Go Through Life Without Labels in the Linen Closet

I discovered that we’re the proud owners of five shower curtain liners. They’re not even curtains … the liners.

We have only one shower that uses a curtain liner! The other shower is glass. How did this happen?!? Do you do things like this too? I can tell you how it happened to us. Before last weekend, we didn’t have this:

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Allium Floral Fireworks Centerpiece

When the globes of allium flowers burst so big in the spring, they’re always a surprise. I know they’re there, lurking under the soil surface, but each year the bulbs spread and the display gets more spectacular.

But what’s more surprising is the fireworks display that remains after the first burst. It just lasts and lasts. Yes it’s a bit neutral in color, but you can spraypaint dried allium flowers any color you want, or dust them with twinkly sparkly powder. Each year, a landscaping business near us paints its huge allium globes purple to keep the color going into the summer.

I popped dried alliums into a quick and easy table centerpiece in our sunroom:

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Paprika Paint, Applied – Dining Room Re-Do Revealed

See photos from around our “new” colorful dining room:

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Paprika Paint Preview

A sneak peak. Our dining room walls went to this pulse-racing color:

From this beige which I grew bored with:

Four coats for even coverage. Whew! I’m now going to flop on the floor in front of a fan for awhile.

More later when we get the room set up …





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