Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Million Mugs! … Or Just 10.

We live in an age expectant of immediate satisfaction – try telling your kids they have to wait for something. Use that word…. “wait.” Groaning and arguments typically ensue and their reaction is no different when life brings us to

A Million Mugs! … Or Just 10.

We live in an age expectant of immediate satisfaction – try telling your kids they have to wait for something. Use that word…. “wait.” Groaning and arguments typically ensue and their reaction is no different when life brings us to

Canvas Prints

A present fad sweeping the pages of Pinterest and toying with idly inspired crafters is that of photo transfers. There are countless methods and mediums suggested. Use Liquidex, or Mod Podge, seal it then spray with water and rub the

Canvas Prints

A present fad sweeping the pages of Pinterest and toying with idly inspired crafters is that of photo transfers. There are countless methods and mediums suggested. Use Liquidex, or Mod Podge, seal it then spray with water and rub the

Happy Combo of Old and New

Amazon’s Kindle initially paved the way for e-readers several years ago. I sat back watching this cultural evolution transpire with a breaking heart. We are living in a society in which local libraries are nearly obsolete yet an unspeakable number

Happy Combo of Old and New

Amazon’s Kindle initially paved the way for e-readers several years ago. I sat back watching this cultural evolution transpire with a breaking heart. We are living in a society in which local libraries are nearly obsolete yet an unspeakable number

Roped into Rope Lighting

We all know that one of the best ways to add curb appeal is to properly plant and mulch some foliage and flower beds around your home’s exterior. If you’re going to exert yourself in honor of a stand-out side

Roped into Rope Lighting

We all know that one of the best ways to add curb appeal is to properly plant and mulch some foliage and flower beds around your home’s exterior. If you’re going to exert yourself in honor of a stand-out side

Curtain Headboard

You can find inspiration for any project you’ve only half imagined by just spending five minutes on Pinterest, which means standard projects come equipped with thousands of unique ideas: standard projects…. such as a DIY headboard. We’ve been making headboards for years and

Curtain Headboard

You can find inspiration for any project you’ve only half imagined by just spending five minutes on Pinterest, which means standard projects come equipped with thousands of unique ideas: standard projects…. such as a DIY headboard. We’ve been making headboards for years and

See Glass Become Sea Glass

You know those lovely stones that often get strung onto necklaces and wired onto earrings? The ones with a beautifully vintage feel and a soft soothing color. Rarely do you find this washed and mellow look on anything larger than

See Glass Become Sea Glass

You know those lovely stones that often get strung onto necklaces and wired onto earrings? The ones with a beautifully vintage feel and a soft soothing color. Rarely do you find this washed and mellow look on anything larger than

Plans for your Pans…and Pots

Let’s travel yet again to the realms of kitchen organization. What are the best ways to store your pots and pans? I tire of bending over to open the loud and obnoxious metal drawer beneath the range or being too

Plans for your Pans…and Pots

Let’s travel yet again to the realms of kitchen organization. What are the best ways to store your pots and pans? I tire of bending over to open the loud and obnoxious metal drawer beneath the range or being too

Little Tikes Transformations!

We’ve all seen these toys, right? Whether we grew up playing with them or our kids did, you know all too well the sound of rotating plastic wheels on concrete and the squeal of pain that occurs post-inevitable-crash. This humorous article (from

Little Tikes Transformations!

We’ve all seen these toys, right? Whether we grew up playing with them or our kids did, you know all too well the sound of rotating plastic wheels on concrete and the squeal of pain that occurs post-inevitable-crash. This humorous article (from

Pops for All!

The long days of exceedingly hot temperatures are here! In places other than Texas you might just refer to these next few months as “summer” though the few of us braving the stifling heat know that term just doesn’t cut

Pops for All!

The long days of exceedingly hot temperatures are here! In places other than Texas you might just refer to these next few months as “summer” though the few of us braving the stifling heat know that term just doesn’t cut

Inspired Shelving

My mother passed down a lot of ridiculous life lessons, including the one decorating mantra I will never force my inner designer to subdue. “You can never have too much storage space.” Unfortunately, (I hope she never sees that I

Inspired Shelving

My mother passed down a lot of ridiculous life lessons, including the one decorating mantra I will never force my inner designer to subdue. “You can never have too much storage space.” Unfortunately, (I hope she never sees that I