Houseware Crafts, New Products, storage and organization, Uncategorized

Go small

So, last week was all about big and this week is all about smaller. The good thing about this slightly slower time of year is that I have time to play around and experiment (look for Positive Thinking: The Upside of Making No Money by Cheltenham Road - coming to your local Barnes and Noble… Continue reading Go small

New Products, storage and organization, Tips and Resources

Working Hard or Hardly Working? Becoming More Efficient in 2016

I'm not a New Year's Resolution kinda guy. But I do believe in goal setting. Cheltenham Road has been going well, but for 2016 I'm at a key point. I need to take the business to "the next level." I have lots of plans but first up is setting up life in such a way… Continue reading Working Hard or Hardly Working? Becoming More Efficient in 2016

Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, storage and organization, Tutorials, Uncategorized

I’m All About the Bling – Easy DIY Jewelry Holder Tutorial

So, apparently I - a non-jewelry wearer - am nonetheless a jewelry holder maker. Who knew? You may recall I recently made a jewelry holder for my friend Karla and shared it as my Mod Podge Rocks project.This got the Muse (Geralyn) thinking and she came up with a variation of her own and another… Continue reading I’m All About the Bling – Easy DIY Jewelry Holder Tutorial

House Tour, room makeover, storage and organization

Tiny Bathroom Makeover: DONE!

So. A long time ago in a makeover far, far away I started work on the teeny tiny bathroom just off my office. I got the ball rolling, got it pretty much all the way done and then, as I often do, got distracted by something sparkly. And there it sat. The most expensive makeover… Continue reading Tiny Bathroom Makeover: DONE!

Craft and Handmade Shows, Halloween, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, storage and organization, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

DIY Magnetic Memo Board and…….Halloween?

I, David,  the man who has recently managed to goof up what day he has a big craft show will now speak of organization techniques. Stop laughing. Seriously.  It's one of my (many) summer goals:   Get organized (or re-organized 'cause I was, at one point, pretty well organized)   Get work-flow streamlined, and FIND… Continue reading DIY Magnetic Memo Board and…….Halloween?

Craft Show Display, Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, storage and organization, Tutorials

Let (Me!) Eat Cake!

I like cake. A lot. I like a lot of cake. Mathematically the situation this looks like this: However, I am limited for storage of said cake plates So my quest is for the easily store-able cake plate and I think I've put one together! It's my latest Mod Podge Rocks Tutorial project and you… Continue reading Let (Me!) Eat Cake!

Family, storage and organization, Tutorials

Clutter Cover Up Idea! My Sister is a Genius!

I made a quick trip to Ohio recently to see the family.  My sister Phebe - sober voice of reason/organizer extraordinaire has a new house and she had come up with what I thought was a genius solution to hiding the clutter of all those DVD cases.  I asked if she would mind doing a… Continue reading Clutter Cover Up Idea! My Sister is a Genius!