18Dec/14

Easy Beautiful DIY Magnolia Leaf Wreath

I love decorating my house in general, so of course the holidays are NOOOOOO different. For weeks now I’ve been holding on to an ad from Horchow of a wreath I adored.Read More…

16Dec/14

Brilliant Kid’s Kitchen Concept

This brilliant product is a chair slipcover/ kid’s stovetop! This product sparks SO  MANY ideas in my crafter’s mind.  For those who are sewers you could make this from scratch, but forRead More…

26Nov/14

Beautiful DIY Holiday Table Decor

I love this collection of DIY holiday decor ideas. My go-to table decorations are pine cones that I painted silver eons ago. I love breaking them out every year. https://blog.etsy.com/en/2014/10-fast-and-easy-table-decor-ideas/?ref=fp_blog_title

07Nov/14

DIY Non-Toxic Upholstery

I’ve always wanted to try my hand at upholstery and my daughter’s headboard gave me a perfect chance because it doesn’t matter how the back looks (as I’ve said I’m a crafter,Read More…

30May/14

Something old, Something new…

I’m a firm believer that aesthetics and function are always compatible. Although one may not be able to explain what makes a design pleasing, good design is something most people will beRead More…

Howcast Sustainable Living Series IN THE CAN

I had a blast shooting a Green Living series with Howcast last week in New York. Stay-tuned for 50 short (1-3 minute) actionable videos to be released on Howcast and YouTube in the near future.

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17Jul/13

Design Upgrade: making a $26 weekend bag as lovely as a $525 one!

Ask anyone who knows me and you’ll find out that I’m not a big handbag person.  On any given day I’m just as likely to be carrying a random reusable grocery bagRead More…

04Mar/13

Design 101: Mixing High and Low

You often hear in fashion magazines about the benefits of mixing “high and low” with high meaning expensive, designer pieces and low meaning everything else.  It’s a good practice because it keepsRead More…

13Feb/13

Flamethrower: Bucky Fuller

In honor of Valentine’s Day, a little bit about my favorite flamethrower: Bucky Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) “Love is metaphysical gravity.”  ~Bucky Fuller R. Buckminster Fuller was an AmericanRead More…

05Feb/13

Design 101: Tableaus

In my design work, I believe it is the little details that take something from good to great.  A good outfit becomes great with the right bracelet, belt or scarf. The sameRead More…