November 22, 2017

A Holiday Wreath DIY

I come from a family of creatives who like to work with their hands. My mom loves decorating, cooking, and making jewelry. My sister makes…

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February 21, 2013

umba box number two

My second Umba box arrived! Let’s take a look at the contents, shall we?(If you missed my first post about it, click here to read it!)…

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January 30, 2013

gold-dipped feathers

This DIY is almost embarrasingly simple.  But it’s the kind of thing that is perfect to have around for adding finishing touches to a gift,…

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December 13, 2012

DIY dotted placemat

If at any point in the near(ish) future you are having a dinner party and you need cute placemats. . . make these.  All you…

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November 14, 2012

DIY Chalkboard Mugs

When I  first stumbled across this idea here, I immediately got on Amazon and ordered the chalkboard paint. I loved these mugs and wanted to make some…

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July 4, 2012

The Small Things

As a child, I was never interested in playing sports or running around outside. I spent most of my time seated at the peninsula in…

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June 21, 2012

DIY Yarn Garland

My office has become quite the explosion of pink/coral and grey. And I love it.  I needed little something to go above my desk in…

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August 30, 2011

DIY Coasters

DIY Coasters These coasters are super easy AND I’ve finally figured out a way to not have the sticky mod podge residue.  What you’ll need:…

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August 20, 2011


Last night I went on a lovely little date with my husband. He took me to 518 West which is a cute little Italian restaurant…

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