A lot of times I have too many projects going and I get indecisive about what to take on next ... or I get stuck when something isn’t working ... or I’m out of a particular supply (this almost never happens! I’m a hoarder!). When I feel this confusion, I go back to "finished" projects… Continue reading Getting Unstuck
My good friend, Barb, makes amazing miniature turnings. These are wood vases and bowls made by spinning wood on a lathe and using a tool to shape the wood as it spins. I tried turning once ... it was hilarious if you think trainwrecks are funny! It was a simple cabinet drawer knob. Mine looked… Continue reading Turning Room Finished!
Sometimes I impress myself. (But not often!) I was redoing a tea cart - just rearranging the items on it. I noticed a pink liquor bottle with a great top. (Picture below) The liquor bottle was made with an electrical connector called a "female disconnect". You can get these in lots of different colors. Of… Continue reading Remembering How-to – Using Electrical Parts as Bottles
With these dreamy clouds, I knew some kind of bedroom would be perfect. Also I love, love, LOVE bedroom nooks or cupboard beds. There's something so safe and comfy about them! First I start with a scale drawing. Clearly I'm no artist! But the important part is getting the size right. You do… Continue reading How-To: Bedroom Nook From a Gift Box
A friend gave me Philosophy lotion and bath wash in a gift set. As exciting as that was (Philosophy bath wash is amazing - try it!), I was way more interested in the packaging! Tell me if you see what I'm seeing in this photo? Hard to see, let's get that unnecessary "stuff" out of… Continue reading “Gift Set” Boxes Make Great Mini Settings