House Things

A blog about filling your house with the right things

Good clean floor fun!

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Are you a lounger, a layabout, a person more comfortable supine than vertical? How about a big squishy alternative to lounging and sitting for your home? A very smart man in my life named Michael (see how smart Michael’s are..you should trust us – always) sent over this great seating alternative by the Pling Collection. […] [Read More]
Categories: Fun for the home

Bloggers against dirty

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When I conceived of this blog, my editor and I were batting ideas back and forth on names for it an exactly what my take on ‘home stuff’ would be. If she had gone for it, the blog would have been called House Bauble (as in that catchy tune Baubles, Bangles and Beads). Dearest Tim […] [Read More]

Friday Fantasy: A bunny of bad habits.

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I finally scored a fantasy for a Friday! Now, I have a few of the original versions of these kicking around my apartment.  I;ve always been a huge fan of Kozik and just about everything he designs.  In particular these naughty bunnies with their smoking habit always caught my eye and I ended up buying […] [Read More]

Look he might be a keeper, he’s literate!

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I don’t read books. I don’t. I know I should – but – I just don’t. I belong to a book club, but I’ve never actually been. (I’m waiting for them to pick the April ’08 edition of Vanity Fair as a selection.) I nod alot at cocktail parties when hardcovers come up. When I […] [Read More]
Categories: bedroom, furniture

Cynical Monday

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I still haven’t recovered from losing that hour of sleep last week. There is just something about waking up in the morning and it is just as dark as it was when you went to bed. Not to mention that my feline overlords are getting me up an hour early looking for food and company. […] [Read More]

Drool worthy moment

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 A few posts back I discussed Tom Dixon and his amazing wingback chair. Take a moment on this rather crappy, dark day and drool away. Click on Products for instant satistfaction. Lord, he is talent. [Read More]
Categories: Fun for the home

Fat Felines Foiled in Coat Cat-astrophe!

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I have two very large cats. Large demanding cats. Not so much that they are large, as in long. They are rather short,and most notably, fat. That is their claim to fame. “How are the fat cats, Michael?” “Still fat,” I generally answer. They tend to pull things down off high places and curl up […] [Read More]

Spring better get here..SOON!

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As I watched it pour biblical amounts of rain over the weekend I was thinking two things: If this was snow I would probably slowly feel myself slowly come unglued as I reached for a rag doll to hold as my sanity slipped away, and; I wish I had a cute little sun room to […] [Read More]
Categories: furniture