Nineteen years ago this Halloween I got engaged. Two years later on the same day my oldest daughter was born. So needless to say Halloween is pretty special around here. Celebrating a birthday on Halloween is not for the weak – only a total hero can interrupt a whole-day candy binge for a slice of birthday cake […]

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So about three years ago I decided I wanted to put up wainscoting because I couldn’t believe how much character and architectural interest it adds to a home. I debated whether to solicit my hubby and try it ourselves because everything I read online said it wasn’t that hard to do – but I was skeptical. So I went ahead and got some quotes. But after […]

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Welcome to So Simple Designs… Simple designs for everyday living. Now that summer has come to an end, kids are back in school and routine has re-entered my life, I’m very excited to be writing to you today for the first time. I hope you find this site and this post helpful. I’d love your feedback! We […]

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