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  • the Nitty Gritty

    This is going to be a lengthy one... Long time no blog. I have attempted to post so many times, but its been so long since I've done a real post and a lot has... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2015 HOME
  • How to Divide Spring Bulbs

    Divide Spring Bulbs

    Who doesn’t love spring bulbs? Year after year they signify the end of a long winter as their bold pops of color brighten the dormant landscape. Read more

    Posted on 05 May 2015 HOME
  • Office Update/ I'm a Flake

    Office Update/ Flake

    Its only taken almost two years, but my office is done. I know your thinking "Yeah, yeah... shut your face. You always say that." Really. I WANT to be done. Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2015 HOME
  • DIY: Faux Bamboo Moulding

    DIY: Faux Bamboo Moulding

    I recently changed out the base cabinets of my office from IKEA Malms to new IKEA kitchen Sektion cabinets. They are much deeper and offer a ton of flexibility... Read more

    Posted on 20 March 2015 HOME
  • New Patterns

    Patterns

    Winter is just ridiculous here. Boston is buried. This is my house... My kids have had more snow and vacation days this past month than school days. I'm a crank... Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2015 HOME
  • Weekend Project- DIY Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim

    Weekend Project- Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim

    I have been busy redoing the boys’ bedroom. One of the biggest changes was getting rid of their old wooden beds and switching over to upholstered headboards. Th... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2015 HOME
  • Super Easy Snow Storm Project- DIY Wall Texture

    Super Easy Snow Storm Project- Wall Texture

    I got a little hut happy during one of the recent snow storms and decided to deck out the boy's room with some wall pattern. I was going to stencil it, but I wa... Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2015 HOME
  • How to Design Your Own Stencil

    Design Your Stencil

    I realized I've stenciled a ton of stuff on this blog. I've even done tutorials on how to make complex pattern repeats. I've just never done a basic post on... Read more

    Posted on 19 January 2015 HOME
  • Painted Faux Inlay Floor Border with Printable Template

    Painted Faux Inlay Floor Border with Printable Template

    I am a huge fan of painted floors. They can transform a space with a big splash of color and pattern or simply add character by simulating an inlaid design. Read more

    Posted on 22 December 2014 HOME
  • Epic Sharpie Fail

    Epic Sharpie Fail

    Well heeeeey there! Its been a while, I know! I kinda fell off the blogging horse and have been having a tough time getting back up. I wish I had a fantastic... Read more

    Posted on 18 December 2014 HOME
  • How To: Upgrade a Bookcase with Crown Molding

    Upgrade Bookcase with Crown Molding

    I've been busy getting my office pulled together! Please join me over at True Value for an easy DIY tutorial showing how to add molding to basic bookshelves to... Read more

    Posted on 06 September 2014 HOME
  • How to Use a Paint Sprayer on Furniture

    Paint Sprayer Furniture

    It's no secret that I can't resist painting something. Whether it's reinventing a piece of furniture I already have or breathing new life into a found object,... Read more

    Posted on 22 August 2014 HOME
  • Getting the Yard Summer Ready

    Getting Yard Summer Ready

    Please join me over at True Value where I will be talking about getting your yard ready for summer. This winter was extra tough on my yard! Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2014 HOME
  • Part 2: Starburst Tube Sculpture "not Reals"

    Part Starburst Tube Sculpture "not Reals"

    So yesterday I made a tubular brass sculpture using real brass. It's not for the faint of heart... you need a soldering iron which can run you between 20-30... Read more

    Posted on 20 May 2014 ARTS & CRAFTS, HOME
  • Brass Starburst Sculpture "for Reals"

    Brass Starburst Sculpture "for Reals"

    I say "for reals" because I have only made these out of wooden skewers, not actual brass before. (see sculpture here and light fixture here) I decided to go... Read more

    Posted on 20 May 2014 HOME
  • One Pot Painted Three Ways

    Painted Three Ways

    I can play this game all day! I have about 50 more ideas on how to paint this little metal cachepot, but for now I'll show you three. Read more

    Posted on 29 April 2014 HOME
  • Yard Stuff

    Yard Stuff

    Sticking my head outside for a moment... I love this idea for quick and easy garden beds/planters using pallets: found here And I really dig this idea of... Read more

    Posted on 25 April 2014 HOME
  • Summerness

    Summerness

    I'm in total summer mindset even though it's a cool and very breezy 50 degrees here. As a New Englander I live for the few precious beach days we get, so I'm... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2014 HOME
  • Second Time's the Charm

    Second Time's Charm

    Spring always gets me excited. The warmer weather hails the start of one of my favorite pastimes... the yard sale. Don't get me wrong, I definitely do my fair... Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2014 HOME
  • Splat!

    Splat!

    Hey folks! I've had my face in a computer screen the past couple days finishing up a new fabric collection on Spoonflower. The Splat Collection is now done and... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2014 HOME