A Funtastic Farm Table

A Funtastic Farm Table

My Dad makes these amazing farm tables. Amazing, in that I refuse to work with power tools and wouldn’t have the patience to do all of the measuring and mathematics involved in building one of these guys! But, Dad is a bit of a perfectionist. If he had it his...
Succulent Inspired

Succulent Inspired

I have a had a paint brush in my hand nearly every single day since the kids went back to school! It’s very much my favorite place to be…on the floor in grubby clothes with paint splattered on my face and in my hair. My projects for the past month have not...
Progress on the Family Room

Progress on the Family Room

Happy first day of school! The lackadaisical summer days sapped any productivity and motivation from me. But, we are back from all of our summer vacations, Jerry is back at work and I am resuming a more regular schedule and the anticipation of a routine has given me a...
Room Re-Designs-The Process I Use

Room Re-Designs-The Process I Use

We’ve been in our house for about twelve years now. I’ve re-decorated every space inside and out in that house multiple times except for one. Our back family room. Some days, you can find me sitting on the couch and just staring at the walls, willing a...
What is Shibori?

What is Shibori?

In short, Shibori is an ancient Japanese technique of dying cloth fabrics while using a variety of binding methods to achieve a variety of patterns and effects. Indigo or purple root is the typical dying agent used which offers a rich, deep blue. Believe it or not, at...