Ringing in the New Year with a New Color

Ringing in the New Year with a New Color

Caitlin and I were talking earlier this week and I was telling her that I feel like we should have some sort of big, epic 2018 announcement to share! But, that’s not the case. I’m relishing the fact that after seven years of business, we are at a point...
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...
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...
Painting with Annie Sloan

Painting with Annie Sloan

Last month, I went on a whirlwind of a trip to Oregon to take a painting class with Annie Sloan. By whirlwind, I had to align the sun, moon and stars to pull together childcare, store coverage and the dollars to get myself to Oregon all within an eight to ten day time...