Embroidery Hoop Art

Lately I’ve been inspired by all the wooden hoop projects, feel free to pin the top image if you want to remember this post. If you want to pin individual projects simply click on the link and pin from the original source.  Thanks and happy hooping! bliss in a teacup ruffled via Ian Bicknell style […]

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The Little Things

Sometimes I’m itching for a little update in my house but when I look around I see lots of tiny 5-45 minute project that I could do.  And then I put them off because they don’t seem fun.  But ever since I first made the No Sew Fur Covered Chair, I wished I hadn’t distressed […]

DIY Curly Paper Lantern

This is our the space formerly known as the Playroom.  Now that my boys are older and only play with legos and roller blades and SCUBA gear and iPhones we don’t have that many actual toys.  But we still use this room a lot for guests and spend the night parties that the boys have.  […]

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How to Make A Custom Silhouette Necklace

I made this necklace back in November. And I never shared it here for a reason I’m kind of ashamed to admit. It’s not perfect. Not even close. And yeah, this entire place is built around the motto “it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful”. But, it doesn’t make it any easier to […]

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Craft Day :: Finger Knitting

Last November Caroline and Angela and I met at a coffee shop one last time before Caroline moved away.  She gave us each a gift~ a finger knitted scarf she had made.  I promptly put mine around my neck, then put it on my Christmas tree and now it’s on my mantle. Angela couldn’t get […]

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Chalk Art

I bet you’ve seen Dana Tanamachi’s stunning chalk work. Yeah, Oprah didn’t draw that.  But cute pose. There’s the artist.  Dana has also worked with West Elm and Ralph Lauren. Dana’s work takes the possibilities of all of our millions of chalk boards in our homes to a new level.  It’s fine to put a […]