If it isn’t obvious from my many re-use projects, I’m a waste-not-want-not kind of person. Getting rid of anything without at least considering how I could upcycle or re-make it is pretty impossible for me (sorry, Marie Kondo!). So even though I haven’t had a good spot in my house for this scratched-up Moroccan leather […]
DIY gift ideas for everyone on your list.
If you’ve been following along on my Instagram, you may have caught that I was in London and Edinburgh last week. Do you bring a craft project when you’re on a trip? I find when I don’t, even if I have other things to keep my mind occupied, my hands are restless. And it gives […]
I’ve been quiet online this week because I’ve been working on a few big outdoor projects that I want to finish before the fall/winter rainy season starts in earnest. The biggest project that I’m tackling right now is building an enclosed outdoor area for our cats, otherwise known as a catio. Have you guys heard […]
There’s something about vintage card catalog/apothecary drawers that I’ve always loved. Maybe it’s the many possibilities that the tiny drawers contain, or the association with books or magical potions, but somehow they grabbed my heart years ago, and they never let go. Add plants into the mix, and you’ve got a match made in heaven […]
Learn how to make several DIY jewelry storage solutions for storing stud earrings, hoops, and earrings with hooks.
This weekend I’m heading off for an island getaway. Which isn’t quite what it sounds like–we’ll be visiting a little island off the coast of Washington for an afternoon of ziplining. It’s a belated birthday trip that’ll also include a stop in Astoria, Oregon, so if you’ve got any Astoria recommendations, send ’em my way. […]
(Nearly) free art for broke students has been on my mind lately, because even though I’m not in school and don’t have kids, back to school reminders are everywhere. They’re inescapable! And so I was thinking about the last significant time I went back to school, which was when I moved into college dorms. Decor-wise, dorms […]