Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Uncategorized

DIY Father’s Day Ideas and an All Ice Cream Diet

Well, for a while there I was rocking that Every-Sunday-Blog-Post thing.  It felt good!  I felt like a responsible grown up blogger.... and then....I hit the creativity wall.  Has that ever happened to you?  I just drew a blank. Now, the standard good advice about times like this is that you should go outside, talk… Continue reading DIY Father’s Day Ideas and an All Ice Cream Diet

Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, New Products

Finding My Purpose

I'm happy to announce I am no longer road kill! I've had a slow-to-dawn  realization. Very slow. Sloth slow. Now, were you sitting with me as I shared this amazing  insight you would pat me on the head in a slightly patronizing manner and say: "yes, David, thank you for catching up"  and wonder how… Continue reading Finding My Purpose

Halloween, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, Tutorials, Uncategorized

Day of the Dead Luminaries

After Abbot Kinney (which went really well despite record heat) I took a  trip to Ohio to see my family. Upon my return I  was overjoyed  to discover two things: 1) My home had not been turned into a pop-up Halloween store which seems to be the fate of every other empty or temporarily unused… Continue reading Day of the Dead Luminaries

Halloween, Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, New Products, Tutorials, Uncategorized

Halloween Preview (and a fail)

Hmmmm, well this post is going to be a bit of grab-bag because what I planned to blog about, my latest Halloween decoration idea ended up straddling the wrong side of that line between: "how charming, rustic and vintage!" and "something went wrong didn't it?" (and also, in all honesty, it involved image transfer and the… Continue reading Halloween Preview (and a fail)

Family, Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, Tips and Resources, Tutorials

Easy Father’s Day Wall Art Tutorial

My dad is the best. However he's a bit hard to shop for for Father's Day and I always get sorta stuck for unique gift ideas (the man needs another book like I need to bump my head on something) But this year,  I had two  ideas!  TWO!!!!! The only problem was that I had… Continue reading Easy Father’s Day Wall Art Tutorial

Craft and Handmade Shows, Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, New Products, Tips and Resources, Tutorials

Post-Jackalope and a Mini Tray Makeover Tutorial

The Jackalope show was awesome!   Beautiful weather, great crowds and lots of sales - you couldn't ask for better.  And thank you all for your good wishes and positive thoughts - they totally paid off. Jenni requested a closer look at the ashtrays (seriously people?!) terra-cotta coasters I had in the booth.  I snapped a… Continue reading Post-Jackalope and a Mini Tray Makeover Tutorial

Craft and Handmade Shows, Furniture Makeovers, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, Tips and Resources

My Own Hollywood Backlot in the Backyard

I've been ramping up the factory this past week getting prepped for two, big, new shows. First up is Rendezvous Market This is a new one (for me and them - first time!) and I'm looking forward to it. After that comes the Jakalope Festival in lovely Pasadena. I've heard great things about this show… Continue reading My Own Hollywood Backlot in the Backyard