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Tree on a Hill Workshop in Minneapolis, MN makes beautiful, modern blanket/quilt racks.
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Good Questions: Modern Blanket Rack?
1/21/14 05:33 PM

Tree on a Hill Workshop in Minneapolis, MN makes beautiful, modern, blanket/quilt racks.

Ideas for Creative Quilt Display?
Good Questions

1/21/14 05:31 PM

We throw beans in our tuna pasta salad. It's awesome.

On This Weekend's Menu: Tuna-and-Bean Sandwiches
9/10/10 04:15 PM

Great picks. We used all of these during our last move.

I hated using the plastic wrap because it seemed so wasteful, so we used it sparingly. Instead, we wrapped furniture in old sheets or blankets and taped them in place.

Something that really worked for me was wearing a roll of masking tape around my wrist as a bracelet. It made labeling boxes much easier because I wasn't running around looking for the tape. Sharpies get lost so easily in a moving mess. I wore a workshop apron to keep all my packing supplies organized and accessible.

8 Things That Make Moving That Much Easier
8/12/10 04:12 PM

We have house guests since March 1, 2010. That's right! 5 months of house guests!!!

What works:
-Pitching in with chores, whether it's running errands, dog sitting, pulling weeds, or doing dishes.
-Making a meal now and then for the hosts.
-Gifting - buying flowers, some tasty cheese, or a dinner out.
Sharing - whether it's books or jewelry. It's nice having a gal pal in the house with a vintage jewelry collection. It's even nicer when she lets you borrow a piece or two.

What doesn't work:
-Inviting other guests over. Bad form. Consult your host first.
-Familiarity breeds contempt. If yours is an extended stay, plan some time away from the house and your hosts. They need a break from being hosts once in awhile. No offense.
-Messiness. This could be just me - I'm a neat freak. Be messy in the guest room, but clean up after yourself throughout the rest of the property.
-Keeping tabs. If you can't afford the money to run the laundry machine and dishwasher more, don't host. If you can't afford the time to devote to helping your guests feel comfortable in a new environment, don't host. If you're not good at sharing, don't host.

The Considerate House Guest | Apartment Therapy New York
7/21/10 11:15 AM