Category Archives: DIY

>Sketch Every Day: 6.25.11 & Quick DIY Painted Sandals

> I just scored another pair of $15 summer shoes. Yay! A couple of weeks ago, I got a cool pair of sandals at Target for $14.99…and last week I found this super cute pair of espadrilles-wedge sandals at Payless. … Continue reading

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>Faux Wood Doors: One Project A Weekend

> I’ve always loved the look of rustic wood doors, stained dark with wrought iron hinges, “clavos” (decorative nail heads) and ornate handles. It reminds me of our honeymoon in Italy and the look we’ve been going for in our home … Continue reading

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>Easy DIY Chalkboard Table Numbers

> The chalkboard paint craze is nothing new, I’ve been consulting with clients on chalkboard walls and furniture in playrooms and kitchens for years. It’s easy to do and the results are so much fun! Just about anything can be … Continue reading

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>Sketch Every Day: 4.9.11 and DIY Project With The Kids: Marbled Paper

> Today the boys and I marbled paper. It’s something I tried on my own, back in my crafty younger years in high school and college. I had forgotten about the technique until I found an old marbling kit I’d purchased … Continue reading

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>Sketch Every Day: 3.3.11 And Making Pinwheels

> I feel guilty. Not because I’ve done something “wrong”…but it’s just one of those things that comes with the territory of single-handedly running my own business. I feel like I’m working 24/7. I’m SUPER busy right now…constantly playing the … Continue reading

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>Found Object Stamps: Easy DIY Craft

> Yesterday it rained,…I figured I should plan something crafty to do indoors with my boys, to keep them occupied so I could get work done.  Sure, popping in a movie, turning on xbox or convincing them to build something … Continue reading

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>Awesome Birthday Parties: Retro Robot Theme

> Robots are RAD.  Most kids I know think so. Most grown-ups I know think they’re pretty cool too. I’ve always found those vintage wind-up, tin toy robots to be so whimsically appealing from a design standpoint…and have just wanted … Continue reading

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