We Spy With Our Designer Eye 9.27.20

Sunday Strolling


Each  Sunday we share a design that caught our eye and we took some time to savor.  A design that caught our eye and made us stop and enjoy, like this one shared by tommasospinzi. Last Sunday we joked about doing something different in our home’s design…this week we give applauds to this guy who is way outside the design box! Indeed, he is writing his own story. Bravo!  Join us today as “We Spy With Our Designer Eye”!

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The Sunday Spy 4.1.18

We Spy With Our Designer Eye

mydomaine outdoor patio alfresco dining

This Savor Sunday

See What We Love About This Design

Each Sunday we’ll share a design that caught our eye and we took some time to savor.  We’re dreaming of using our outdoor spaces like this one shared via my domaine At first glance we see the way the sun dances all around this patio.  With a closer look, we delve in and can envision ourselves gathered around a table just like this one on Sunday we savor!

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The Weekly Review- 8.20.17

Happy Daddy’s Day





To the guys who have our sheer admiration and we never stop looking up to.  After all the presents from the kids are unwrapped, and the special meals finished…here’s a collection of photos just for you today.

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Just Throw That In The Garage

5 Things Every Young Guy Wants in A Dream Garage




The garage is the first line of defense for all the things entering our homes. It’s where we decide what comes in and what we don’t want to track into the rest of our home.  Garages are also intended to house our cars. All very practicable, but what else can go into a garage to make it the serve its ultimate purpose…the GUY’S SPACE!?

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“What’s in your…..



The response during the first week of this blog has been tremendous!  Thank you so much for your positive comments.  We are happy to have our first guest contributor give us his insight when we asked him the following question.

“What are the 5 things everyone should have in their toolbox?


Measuring tape: The most important tool in your toolbox. Unfortunately I did not discover it until later in life. Perfect for hanging pictures without a level, measuring walls for paint, making sure the furniture you purchased will fit through your door. Old Saying….”measure twice…cut once”… saves numerous trips to Lowe’s and Home Depot. Although, they are pretty cool places to hang out.



Hammer– Discovered this tool early in life and never looked back. Need this for hanging pictures and, of course a guy’s best skill, demolition. Can also be used as protection when hunting large game. My favorite is Stanley with the fiberglass shaft.



Saw– Need this for cutting and damaging body parts. My favorite is a saw named Shark (believe that is the name) that is shorter. It is  easier to store and has a real bite, on its intended target…wood.  Gives you notice before you cut your finger completely off.



Screw drivers– This assortment is inexpensive and you get the Phillip’s heads and flat heads. You will find that screw heads come in different sizes…. there are a lot of screws out there.  You can never have enough of these sets which is why they can be an  annual Christmas gift for that hard to buy person on your list.



Pliers– Works like a third hand !. Can also pinch body parts during duels.  A necessary tool for many projects.






Another follower sent us a photo of this tool that has been in his toolbox since he was 11.  For fun, no prize awarded, if you know what this is you can leave the answer in the comment box.



Thanks Bob for these suggestions and tips. Anyone starting off, or downsizing can most definitely use this info.  We’d like to add one more item we will keep in our toolbox….



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