Home Decorating 

Antique Candlestick Telephone – My Prized Possession

Why A Candlestick Phone? Candlestick Telephone I find comfort and peace in an antique candlestick telephone. I was given the assignment to write a lens about a prized possession. The kind of item that if your house was burning down – you would make sure you took before you left the house. (All family, friends, and pets are safely out!) I took a little time thinking about this one. I know that photos are important. I have a few (ok, a lot!) photos that are special – photos of my…

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Home Decorating 

Help Me Kick the Paper Towel Habit

Reducing the use of paper towels Not long ago, I was surprised to realise just how much paper towel we use in our home, and there are only two of us. I imagine that households with kids and pets use even more. I’m not sure that I can stop using paper towels altogether (or can I?) but we’ve managed to reduce our usage quite dramatically.Maybe some of my tips can help you – but better, I’m hoping that you’ll have ideas for me. Cutting down on usage is a great…

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Home Decorating 

Afrocentric home decor

The Afrocentric home decor gained popularity at the beginning of the 20th century. At that time, there was an upsurge in interest in everything unknown and exotic. It should be noted that Europe had got acquainted with the art of African people much earlier, in the days of colonization. The Europeans had had such an opportunity thanks to immigrants who had brought exotic souvenirs to their homeland. The African style in interior is extremely vigorous and lively. In so many words, this style is steeped in the rays of the…

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