I wasn’t prepared for the photography. You see beautiful pictures in magazines or on blogs (I’m lookin’ at you Miss Mustard Seed) and they seem so natural and easy. Just snuggle your piece of furniture up against a wall, add some stuff and viola – awesome picture. Not so much. I spent my morning trying… Continue reading I need fewer outlets and more creativity
How cool is it when someone takes your idea and runs with it? Well, Christine from Christine and Co did just that. Twice! You may (or may not – no pressure) recall my Mod Podge Rocks tutorial on making a recipe card holder. Mine looked like this: Shortly after it was posted I got a… Continue reading Make it Pretty She Said
I was looking for a way to make an easy, customizable, centerpiece for a party and came up with what I think is a cool solution. It's a DIY luminary using inexpensive pieces from the hardware store. It's my latest project for the amazing (and very patient) Amy over at Mod Podge Rocks. Check it… Continue reading DIY Luminary
So despite what has been called my somewhat Eeyor-ish nature I try to keep things positive And I know it’s wrong to hate. But. Have you ever grown to hate a piece of furniture? I think I hate a chair. It was given to me by a client as a “thanks” so it was free… Continue reading The (not) Power of Positive Thinking
The Rose Bowl Round Up. If I had to chose one word to describe the Rose Bowl yesterday that word would be: HOT! But, unfortunately not “hot” as in “crazy hot sales!” but rather “hot” as in “Good lord it’s hot! Lets not buy anything.” Honestly, I wasn’t too surprised. It’s August in Southern California… Continue reading My Blue Period
OK, the car is packed for the Rose Bowl and I’m ready to go! Almost. I’m never really ready to go. Even when I’m there I realize that I wasn’t really ready to go and I’ve forgotten, oh you know, the price tags, the signs, the Windex, the cash etc etc…. But, nevertheless, it’s up… Continue reading End Table Makeover and Rose Bowl Ready!
Mad Rose Bowl Prep continues! (with a brief pause for a double feature – I needed to get out of the garage) I’ve made lots of candle blocks: Some more of my letters Coasters of course And slowly, End Table Nirvana is fulfilling its potential. Bondo played its role– since this one was missing big… Continue reading Preparations Continue