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Display Name: Tricia Rose Rough Linen
Member Since: 2/22/13

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I put mirror-paper on my ceiling while seven months pregnant once...

In my present house I just ripped out the old popcorn ceilings altogether, went up into the roof space and stomped. Very satisfying.

10 Crazy Things to Do on the Ceiling
7/11/14 02:18 PM

One sad bulb is right!
My son made a sort of platform which he then hung from the ceiling with rope lights above, diffuse light and solved the problem of an off-centre socket too.

10 Under $200: Ceiling Lights That Provide Real Light
7/10/14 02:48 PM

Lobsters on the waterfront in Maine. Unbelievably fresh trout on Lake Titiqaqa.
Sole with wild sorrel in Le Touquet. Plain waffles and hot chocolate in Bruges. Breakfast anywhere in France. White peaches in California, cherries in Washington State. Mangoes in Sydney, pawpaw in Thailand. Dungeness crab on my own dock.

If You Could Travel Anywhere to Eat Just One Thing, What (and Where) Would It Be? Food Adventures
6/5/14 01:34 PM

I throw things out! Somehow it fills the need.
I always like to be vaguely looking for one ultra-specific thing, at a good price, and I enjoy being picky about it. it makes me far less likely to wander into a shop and pick up a so-so T shirt.

How To Scratch the Shopping Itch Without Losing Your Shirt
6/5/14 01:26 PM

I love this, from the atrocious pun to the self-conscious portraits (I'd go to the first guy).

Freudian Slipcovers: Why Psychoanalysts Care About Interior Design
4/17/14 01:52 PM

I love having a guest room now, and use it for ironing and sewing when it isn't occupied. I feel like a grown-up.

What Would You Do With an Extra Room?
4/14/14 01:59 PM

Make a living will.

Moving Downstairs: Thinking About Design as We Get Older With 10 Links To Start The Conversation
3/17/14 03:09 PM

It is scary - my parents moved into a beautiful facility fifteen years before they needed to and it has still been an emotional roller-coaster, mainly due to the distress and stubbornness of early dementia. My dad died ten years ago and my mother coped well until this last year. There is no up-side.

Moving Downstairs: Thinking About Design as We Get Older With 10 Links To Start The Conversation
3/17/14 03:07 PM

It must be spring, I just chucked perfumes I never wear, old makeup, brushes and combs, underwear ...

10 Things We Should Have Gotten Rid of a Long Time Ago
3/14/14 03:56 PM

Beeswax candles? Real beeswax candles? My heart is broken.

10 Things We Should Have Gotten Rid of a Long Time Ago
3/14/14 03:55 PM

Perfect for a Monday, good fun.

10 Tell-Tale Signs Your Home Style is:

3/10/14 05:58 PM

Another vote for the comfort of American Leather, which also doesn't have hinges to chew up your sheets.

Top Ten: Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds Apartment Therapy's Annual Guide 2014
2/21/14 03:24 PM

So clever! and getting to do satisfying tearing has to be a bonus.
Like the Bikvam steps as side table too, particularly useful in a library with high books.

An Ingenious Sofa Bed Alternative: Upcycled Foldaway Bed AO at Home
2/17/14 12:57 PM

Whatever the functional merits of the chair (and my mind is working overtime), it generates the best comments!

Tantra Sex Chair
2/17/14 12:54 PM

Reminds me of the old Yorkshire story of the vet who demonstrated lighting a cow fart and burned down the barn.

How To Make Fart Hydrogen Sulphide Gas Smells Go Away
2/10/14 05:56 PM

Anything velvet - my tastes run to mohair velvet, but I can dream!

Sabine Sofa in Navy Velvet
2/10/14 05:50 PM

I will only eat Michael Pollan.

What Does Eating Healthy Mean to You?
2/10/14 05:45 PM

That is beyond funny - I wonder what you'd wear to drive around? A mad hat at least!

Real Car Transformed Into a Cozy Coupe Design News
2/5/14 03:06 PM

'On-going' is the word - if I didn't interact with my house, it would know I didn't love it any more!

Banish Bland: 5 Ways to Add Personality to Any Space
2/5/14 02:49 PM

I am good at de-cluttering, but only because I have someone in to clean for me every two weeks. Not having to do that maintenance makes sorting drawers and cupboards easy, even pleasant. Such a luxury to be able to choose my battles.

5 Ways to Declutter: Conquer Clutter Before It Conquers You
2/5/14 02:43 PM