Category Archives: San Francisco Chronicle / eHow references or resources

Posts that the San Francisco Chronicle and eHow uses as either references or resources for their articles. The link to Home Depot’s use of my article on lamps that was put on their Pinterest page. The links are located at the beginning of the comments, that follow the posts.

The Right Way to hang Curtains and Drapes.

When a person goes to hang a pair of curtains or drapes, they will most likely attach a bracket to the outside edge of the molding that frames the window, attach the rod, hang the curtains or drapes, and call … Continue reading

Posted in Hanging Curtains and Drapes, Interior Decorating Principles, San Francisco Chronicle / eHow references or resources | 159 Comments

Paint a room a dark color, then add light accents.

Do you love the colors dark bottle green, deep red, sapphire blue, amethyst purple, chocolate-brown, and maybe even black? Are you one of those people who admires dark rooms in magazines, but wonders if it would work in your house? … Continue reading

Posted in Interior Decorating Principles, Picking Paint Colors Interior / Exterior / Front Door / Roof, San Francisco Chronicle / eHow references or resources | 10 Comments

Pick (Use) four colors when decorating a room.

“Four colors and the flow.” When decorating a room, using four colors is an ideal. There should be one Predominant color: color that you see first, and is used most in the room. One Subordinate color: second most used color … Continue reading

Posted in Interior Decorating Principles, Picking Paint Colors Interior / Exterior / Front Door / Roof, San Francisco Chronicle / eHow references or resources | 16 Comments

Dividing Miscanthus Grass, not easy, but you can do it!

Miscanthus grass is a nice looking ornamental grass, grows 6 to 8 feet tall, provides movement in the garden, great planted as a specimen, or in small groups, sends up feathery plumes in the fall, and is great for winter … Continue reading

Posted in LAWN Care, San Francisco Chronicle / eHow references or resources, The Spring Garden | 13 Comments