A sewing table or work table is a table that was used for sewing. It originated in 1770 in England and was eventually adopted in Canada and the USA. Based on the philosophy […]
Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to downsize? Even donating your goods requires some forethought.
Landscapes are great but I love to photograph architecture. I especially love the details that we often forget about once we’ve admired a building as a whole – especially the […]
There are so many events going on over the next few weeks that celebrate our country’s 150th birthday that it’s very hard to fit even a small number of them […]
I get many emails from readers who want to know something about the objects they own. This reader had moved into a home and the previous owners had left behind what […]
Warning. This post contains some venting about an article that was published in the Edmonton Journal about how losing our front lawns is somehow connected to creating a vibrant city. […]
If you’re planning to spruce up your home or do a renovation check out these upcoming workshops.
Who would have thought that a product that had been discarded because it was discoloured and distorted could be such a thing of beauty? Old house enthusiasts will know that […]
After a few false starts our fireplace is finally in place not only just in time for Christmas but also for the cold minus 30 degree temperatures we have been enjoying here in Alberta.
For some strange reason I’d always assumed that the fireplace in our 1912 house had been made with concrete – and it was but I had no idea it was actually […]