Susan Karsten’s latest Book Review: Summer of Joy, by Ann H. Gabhart

The Summer of 1964 – ah, I remember it well. From the scrumptious front cover to the last word on the last page, this little page-turner will have you delighting in period details, as well as rolling along with unpredictable plot twists that never disappoint in surprising – but make you glad you hung on […]

What to do with Vintage Hankies

I had a lot of fun creating this whimsical, light and airy curtain for my laundry room. Didn’t want to block any light for this west window, but, of course, wanted a softening touch. Thrift store: one white sheet marquisette curtain panel: fifty cents! Sew on five vintage hankies: atmospheric window treatment with vintage flare.