the home tome

what happens at home, stays at home… unless I write about it here

what it’s like to live with a packing tape and wire artist

If you’ve ever sat around wondering what it’s like to live with an artist who works with packing tape and wire (and I know this is happening in households across … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 9 Comments

our house, embroidered

Imagine your house. Imagine your house embroidered. As in: depicted in a piece of embroidery. This is what we did when we discovered the work of Stephanie K. Clark, an … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 11 Comments

bubble calendar

All I have to say is…………….POP! 365 days per year. Could there be anything more satisfying than an XL calendar composed of bubble wrap? What a way to mark time. … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 9 Comments

falloween 2013

Some crazy things are going on at home tome headquarters this Falloween. For one thing, our decorative grass, above, has turned a pleasing shade of brown and sprouted fancy, fall-ish … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 11 Comments

boon, swoon

What did The Hubs and I know about baby products before I got pregnant? Of course, absolutely nothing. Zip. Maybe even a little less than zilch. Like most new parents, … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · 16 Comments

diy baby clothesline: the hoarding starts now

There are many things I am uncertain about in this parenting venture but there is one thing I know for sure: I will never ever be able to get rid … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · 24 Comments

minimalism no more

WARNING: The following post could be upsetting to individuals who adhere to a minimalistic lifestyle; it could be disturbing to people who prefer their living spaces to be clean and … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 42 Comments

laundry room button art

Our laundry room is a crying shame. It’s dingy, it’s messy, it favors function over style a thousand-fold. This didn’t used to bother me. After all, it’s just a laundry … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 18 Comments

taxi, please!

So the theme of Ian’s nursery has turned out to be Nature and City: this wasn’t intentional but this is how it evolved. And I suppose it’s not that surprising… … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 30 Comments

commemorative mushroom…commemo-shroom?

So my girls, Sara, Susan and Sandra, hosted a super-fun baby shower for me in the fall. It was a delightful affair complete with excellent food, adorable gifts and a … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 11 Comments

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