Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Recently, we’ve had a few new families move into our neighborhood and
I’ve been searching for a thoughtful, yet simple, gift to deliver to our
new friends. After thinking it through, I had the idea to put some of
my family’s favorite “must have” kitchen items into a jar...
When I’m shopping at thrift stores or antiques shops, I often stumble
upon sweet vintage plates and platters that are inexpensive due to their
less-than-desirable condition. Hairline cracks and surface crazing can
put an otherwise pretty plate right into the bargain bin...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
For my husband and I, it's very important to share our cultural heritage
with our children. We both come from the Caribbean Islands and grew up
eating traditional food from our respective cultures, listening to music
from the islands, and in my case, speaking a second language...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Before becoming a craft blogger, I was a graphic designer, specializing
in branding and package design. So, it comes quite naturally to design
and use labels, stickers and...
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Your child’s birthday happens only once a year, yet often party planning
tasks can seem tedious and drawn out. From deciding on where to have
the party to which guests to invite − the decisions can add up. One of
the most important choices you (and your birthday child) will have to
decide on will be the party theme....
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
I have a few vintage, pigeon-hole units that once held mail, hotel
messages or keys in their first life. I find cubby units at flea
markets, antique fairs and through online auctions. Here is my favorite
one, filled to the brim with funky finds and various collections...