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  • Craftcation 14

    I've briefly mentioned my trip to Ventura, California a couple of weeks ago to attend and speak at Craftcation, and now for a bigger recap. Read more

    Posted on 23 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Lessons Learned: Your First Idea is Not Always Your Best Idea

    Lately, I've been thinking about my design process--the way I work from concept to final product--and how my time in design school strengthened my work and... Read more

    Posted on 22 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Paper Flower Workshop

    Hooray! I have a paper flower workshop to announce. Friday, May 2nd from 7:30-9:30 at the awesome studio of Kimbry Studios, a husband and wife photography duo... Read more

    Posted on 22 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Happy Easter!

    A most happy Easter to you all. To me Easter means hope and rebirth. The beautiful flowers popping up couldn't be more fitting for such a beautiful season. Read more

    Posted on 20 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Easter Egg Name Settings

    Photography by Trisha ZempTo top off the spring party spread (see previous posts here and here), I made these mini Easter egg name settings. Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Ombre Candle Votives

    photography by Trisha Zemp I picked up a ton of tabletop goodies for the spring table setting (see the full post here) including some simple candle votives... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Spring Pastel Tablesetting

    photography by Trisha ZempYesterday I showed how to make the paper tulip centerpiece and I thought I'd provide an idea on how to display it in a beautiful... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2014 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • 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