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  • Make a Spring Centerpiece with Tulips

    photography by Trisha Zemp Fortuitously (?), I got sick last week. I was supposed to read the book for this month's book club (feel free to join in! More deets... Read more

    Posted on 17 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Easter Basket Liner

    Here's my latest for the Laura Ashley blog. I made a liner for an Easter basket using their sweet Aviary Garden fabric. It's the perfect springy fabric.... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2014 ARTS & CRAFTS, HOME
  • DIY Room to Room: Macrame

    Macrame used to give me the icks, but I'm seeing people make such lovely things with it that I can't help but be impressed. I'm really digging these projects. Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Flower Volcano.

    Man, sometimes I wish I had the budget to carry out the things I have in my head like a FLOWER VOLCANO! The folks at Sony created this flower eruption from 8... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Dip Dyeing Spring

    At some point I got really into baskets and acquired way too many for our small apartment. I thought it would be nice to gussy them up just a tad while still... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • This Week

    I planted three peony plants in our yard this week, which hopefully means that spring is here to stay! Besides that, I had to take it a bit easy this week as I... Read more

    Posted on 13 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • This Girl

    | Dreams | SportsSee more This Girl hereHave a happy weekend! Read more

    Posted on 11 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Easter Egg Terrarium

    Last year I came up with with some life-size Easter egg terrariums with mini paper flowers (see here). I wanted to try it with live plants this year to give... Read more

    Posted on 11 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Room to Room: Acrylic

    I remember when I started seeing acrylic making its way back onto the stage a few years ago and I was not a fan. I've since turned around and love so many thing... Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • No-sew Fabric Rope Easter Basket

    photography by Trisha Zemp Are you ready for the easiest, no-sew fabric Easter basket? I'm actually quite thrilled with how this one turned out and how sturdy i... Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Intern Search

    If you're expecting a book club review today, you're right! BUT, I got sick last week and didn't get a chance to complete the book (aghhh!) because I couldn't... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2014 BUSINESS, CAREER, HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • This Week

    I spent this week in California at Craftcation in Ventura, where I spoke on a panel and taught a workshop. I was hoping for sun and frolics but it was a little... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • 5 Minute Bookbinding

    photography by Trisha Zemp I'm attending 2 conferences this week and I needed some last minute notebooks for my note taking so my stellar intern, Trisha Zemp,... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Room to Room: Marble

    How awesome are these marble DIYs?! Did you notice that there was no actual marble used?! There are some mighty clever people in the world you guys! Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Potted Paper Easter Lily

    Greetings from California! I'm here on the beaches of Ventura enjoying the crafter's paradise at Craftcation where I'll be speaking and doing a workshop... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Mini Basket Place Settings

    You know I love me anything oversized, but a good mini project puts me in squeals too. When I came across these mini Easter baskets I had a real cuteness... Read more

    Posted on 02 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Lars (play)list: April

    Every month, Lars' music editor, Kev Nemelka creates a fabulous playlist for us. Check out previous playlists here. Click on the image above to access the... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Bunny Ears Twist Tie

    When I visited Aix-en-Provence with my mother a couple of years ago we came upon this adorable kiosk selling twist ties. The idea was simple yet so ingenious. Read more

    Posted on 31 March 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • This Week

    For the first time in a very long time/ever I felt kind of caught up...which means that I'm probably forgetting something, but I'm enjoying the fleeting moment... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • This Girl

    This Girl  |  Reads  |  Vacays Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE