DIY Furniture Projects, House Tour, storage and organization, Tutorials

How To Make a Space Saving Sliding Utility Wall

As you may have gathered from my last post I want everything to slide out. To me slide out drawers instead of lower kitchen cabinets are kind of like wheels on suitcases – why wasn’t that the design from the start!?  Why did I waste my youth schlepping heavy bags around and rummaging through dark,… Continue reading How To Make a Space Saving Sliding Utility Wall

DIY Furniture Projects, Furniture Makeovers, Get Inspired Posts

Things As Lovely As My Sisters 2

My stalwart sisters have been at it again.  Cruising around the web finding the coolest of the cool ideas to share. Phebe spotted this bookcase made out of a dresser via Deco Love. I’m afraid I can’t find the original source or a "how to" so this will just have to serve as inspiration.  OK… Continue reading Things As Lovely As My Sisters 2


Paint Chip Calendar Tutorial

I’m having one of those “work from dawn till midnight” kinda weeks. You see, despite my screw up with the deadlines Unique LA let my apply late and I got and and the show is this weekend. It’s gonna be great!  I'm pretty excited and a bit nervous.  This will be the first time, I… Continue reading Paint Chip Calendar Tutorial

Mod Podge Rocks Projects

Please Pardon Our Mess

Well, my noble goal to become totally organized, amazingly efficient and completely together is……going to take longer than anticipated. Honestly, I think I made more of a mess this weekend than ever before.  But I have faith that it’s a mess that is going in the right direction. And I must say you folks are… Continue reading Please Pardon Our Mess

Houseware Crafts, Tutorials

Pay no attention to the man behind the garage door!

Part 1 First off I apologize for being a total tease and I am now happy to report that the awesome Amy of Mod Podge Rocks has completed her cross-country trek and has posted my tutorial for the Subway signs! So, if you’re at all interested in learning how to make theseOut of some bits… Continue reading Pay no attention to the man behind the garage door!

Houseware Crafts, Tutorials

Vintage Postage Tray Tutorial

When I come across a good, affordable tray I always pick it up.  They are a great canvas for my graphic obsession and pretty easy to make.  I created a bunch for the recent Unique LA and they were a hit.and I thought I’d share how I made my Vintage Postage tray that I made… Continue reading Vintage Postage Tray Tutorial

DIY Furniture Projects, Tutorials

Make Your Own Decorative Knobs

Thank you for all the kind responses about the London Underground dresser! I've had a couple of questions about the top two knobs so I thought I’d share how I made them – it was pretty easy and oh so inexpensive. First off, I have to give credit to The Muse (otherwise known as Geralyn)! … Continue reading Make Your Own Decorative Knobs