Making your own beach stone buttons
Over the holiday's I gathered a few stones from my beach visits to have a go at making them into buttons. They will need to be fairly flat and not to big. There are soft rocks and hard rocks - sand and lime stone are the easiest to drill. Some of the ones I collected where too hard for these cheap drill bits. Also take into account the size of the stone. The bigger they are, the heavier they are and they will not be useful. I purchased two different types of drill bits from the local…
12 Ways To Creatively Organize
Since were prepping to move in less than a month (and by prepping I mean that I’ve brought home 1 cardboard box), I’m excited to take full advantage of gaining a clean slate. I’ve been searching high and low for creative ways to organize and use space, and these are a few favorites to recreate– 1// Use wall mounted vintage enamel holders to clear kitchen space. –Martha Stewart 2// Clear clutter by putting everyday kitchen spices and sugar on a cake stand. Read More
How to Make A Simple Place Card Holder
DIY place card holders that you can literally make in an instant, plus paper chalkboard place cards that will impress your dinner guests.
Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Window - Inner Child Fun
It’s time for another pretty window display — this one was very much inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright! [Update: A kind reader notified me by commenting below that it closely resembles the work of Piet Mondrian. Thanks, Chris!!] I love using tissue paper on glass, and this time I combined the tissue paper with some …
Monkey Bowl • Deep Fried Kudzu
About three or four years ago, I was reading a magazine and saw a picture of the mosleymeetswilcox “War Bowl” – there’s a pic of it here. I thought I could figure out a way to make a similar one, but use little happy pieces instead. To start, though, I wanted to try to see … Continue reading "Monkey Bowl"
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.: Scenting Our Dreams ~ A Tutorial for making Dream Pillows :.
.: Patchouli, Rose Petals, Chamomile, and Lavender--each dried from our gardens and enjoyed on this day :. Our summer was infused with the incredible scents of herbs that generously graced our gardens. We lingered over their sweet perfumes as we...
DIY Slate Cheeseboard
DIY Slate Cheeseboard — What’s better than cheese and crackers? A good excuse to eat them. And that, my friends, is exactly what this super cute DIY slate cheeseboard will give you. And it costs all for under $5 to make. Materials Needed To Make A DIY Slate Cheeseboard Slate tile — You can get free samples at tile & flooring stores. Felt circles Read More
dyeing with lobster mushrooms part III
This weekend, after dyeing wool with a different mushroom (more to come...) I sat down at the computer to find more information about what I had just worked with and came across an incredible blog that has changed the way I look at mushroom dyeing. Shroomworks' blog is amazing and I read it front to back all in one sitting. She mentioned in one of her posts about lobster mushrooms that she used washing soda in the dye bath. She was getting lovely colors, much deeper than the pale peach and…