Inventive Staircase Design Tips for the Home – Voyage Afield
When you find yourself trying to decide upon a design and layout for your home staircase, it can be more than a bit of a challenge to pick something ple...
There are beautiful homes, and there are beautiful homes…ones we can only dream about living in! This incredible country house in the Harrods Glen subdivision in Prospect, Kentucky by custom …
Decorating with Birch - Sand and Sisal
Decorating with birch is a hot trend right now. Come see the multiple uses of birch logs, birch bark, and birch tree prints, and design in home decor.
20 Stunning Staircases - Sand and Sisal
Now that we finally installed a chandelier in our foyer, I’d like to spruce up the rest of the entryway and staircase a bit. I wasn’t sure what direction I wanted to take with it. So I decided to collect some pin worthy staircase inspiration. Let’s start with some gorgeous and rather unique railings and ... Read More about 20 Stunning Staircases
Ornamental Moulding: Embossed Ornaments
These Victorian stair brackets are part of a line of embossed``hardwood ornaments that includes bows, garlands, shells and corbels. Suitable for p...
A Good Run
I think I have finally found my stair runner. You may remember this project from the spring, right? Kit from DIY Diva and I squared off in a competition we called 'Dueling DIY'. The goal was that each of us would work on our staircase - and more importantly, actually finish a project for a change (since both of us are compulsive project starters, but finishing? Meh). We also invited you guys to play along and work on your own stairs (since for me, a bunch of like-minded tool addicts on the…
Patina & Purl
How to create a "stain" using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Graphite and Dark Wax. Skip the annoying hassle of sanding and priming and get straight to work with this easy how- to tutorial. One of our easier home crafts and renovation DIYs. Via Patina & Purl blog