Abe’s National Parks Room: More See America + an Adorable Rug

Can you spot the changes in Abe’s room?! This game only works if you didn’t read the title of the post, because I told you all about them there. Anyway, if you guessed (or read) the See America posters above his bed and the “Hello” bear rug, then you win! Congratulations!! A couple of weeks ago, I hinted that more … Continue reading

Eight Reasons to Plant a Clover Lawn: Adventures in Sustainable Suburbia

Post contains affiliate links; thanks for supporting Boxy Colonial! I don’t blog a lot about blogging here; it’s just not my thing. But I’ll say that, what with the new Pinterest algorithm changes and blah, blah, blah….page views are way down lately for a lot of DIY blogs, mine included. This is kind of a bummer, so if all of … Continue reading

See America Banner for Abe’s National Parks Room

Post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting Boxy Colonial! When I was in college, I had a set of R. Crumb’s “Heroes of the Blues” trading cards: These were pretty cool, so I hung them up in the bedroom of my first apartment, marching around the walls up near the top like a wallpaper border. Apparently my decorating tastes haven’t … Continue reading

Some Rearranging and A Lot of Toys

I know I keep talking about how we’ve moved Abe’s tent out of his room, owing to how it’s ginormous and Abe’s room isn’t. Today I will finally show you where it is now! Where Abe’s tent used to be: Kind of crowded. Actually, you can’t really tell from the picture how crowded, but it was right next to the … Continue reading