Category Archives: NataLee’s Necessity

Antique Mall Score! Old Signage Letters.

Have any of you wonderful readers of mine had the opportunity to see The Novogratz’s new show on HGTV? If you have, you will have noticed that they have a love for old signage and lightboxes. I have to say, I became a fan! So when I was in an antique mall on Sossaman and Main […]

Window Shopping at Overstock (

Every once in a while I like to take a look over at (known as these days). They have a lot of designer looking items at prices that are amazing. Here is what my window shopping cart looked like today. Milano Brown Quilted Bonded Leather Bar Stool $177.99 Turquoise Shimmer Adjustable Bar […]

Battle of the Fans: Vintage Style

  Who really wants a cheapo white oscillating floor fan if you can help it? Yet, that has really been the only affordable relief from summer heat for years. Lately, however, vintage fans are becoming trendy… Maybe started by Restoration Hardware who has brought the vintage/retro/industrial look into play. Copied many times over by others. I […]

Easy Bat and Board

Today I have a very inexpensive, oh-so-easy way to add character and architectural interest to an otherwise white walled box. A bat and board treatment that gives a slight coastal/Pottery Barn feel to your home. This one cheats a little and allows you to keep your existing baseboards… which is good because although baseboards are […]

Gray Weathered Wood Entry Table

  Do you have old home decor items just hanging around because you just know one day you’ll be able to use them again? I know you are all nodding your heads. So when should we hang on to these items and when should we just let go? Well this is a tale of two rusty […]