Wow! I’ve had a very busy year, as I know many of you have. And one of the things I love most about blogging is being able to chronicle progress & share it with you all. If you don’t know my “story” regarding this blog & how it relates to our home, it’s simply this: I’ve used it as public journal to record how it really is possible to furnish an empty house on a very small decorating budget. I still have a long way to go, but I love the process. It’s very true that patience is the first requirement, but as many of you have also learned, nothing compares with the satisfaction of doing it yourself. Thanks for joining me on this journey! Wonder what we’ll come up with in 2012?

Here are a few favorites from this year…