A short time after my husband and I got married, I was invited to a designer’s workshop at a friend’s home. She had just finished an amazing home (my husband’s company built the home) and had decorated it just the way she loved with the help of an interior decorator. She asked the interior decorator to host the workshop and talk with a small group of ladies about making their home uniquely theirs on any budget.
I do not remember much about the workshop, but one thing she said stuck with me after all these years. She said,
“The average American homemaker redecorates her home every seven years.”
I thought she was crazy. (more…)